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JOB OPENING: HUNTINGTON TOWN TREASURER
Now accepting applications for 15-20 hrs/wk Town Treasurer position managing Town & School financial accounting systems and all checking & savings accounts; collecting and keeping records of property taxes; insuring Town financial systems run smoothly; and providing Capital Plan, General Fund Budget & Audit. Minimum qualifications include Associates Degree in accounting and/or 5 years of experience as a full-charge bookkeeper; municipal financial operations knowledge & experience a significant plus. Salary range to $28,090 with starting salary commensurate with qualifications; benefit information available upon request. Click here (and look under the Selectboard heading) for a copy of the Town Treasurer Job Description. Apply with a cover letter and resume as PDF attachments to the Town Administrator (townhunt@gmavt.net / 434-4779) by 8 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Anticipated start date is December 3, 2018, with training overlap provided by the current Town Treasurer.

PRIMARY ELECTION on AUGUST 14
Here are the results of the August 14, 2018 Primary Election for Huntington and Buels Gore voters. Click here for the Official Returns of Votes.

OUTDOOR BURNING
You must get a permit from Huntington’s Fire Warden before having an outdoor fire, including burning brush or backyard campfires. Permits are issued over the phone by calling Ken @ 434-2389 or page him at 350-7818 and leave a call-back number. For more information click here.

DOG REGISTRATION
All dogs must be registered by April 1 (state statute) with the Town Clerk. Current rabies certificate must be on file. Rate, since it is now after April 1: $27 $19 spayed /neutered. If you have a new dog in the family since April 1, the registration fee is: $19 or $13 spayed/neutered.

The lucky winners of the January Lucky Dip, a drawing for owners who register their dogs in the month of January are: License #25 (Sue Bacon – Daisy) and License #26 (Sarah Dumas – Macy). The winner of the January/February Lucky Dip is #69 (William & Amber Hughes – Chance). The Town Meeting Day registration Lucky Dip winner is #103 (Lauren & Zachary Jandl – Huckleberry).

EMERGENCY RESOURCES DURING THE POWER OUTAGE
Our emergency shelter at the Church in Huntington Center is available if you need access to clean water, showers, heat, cooking facilities, etc. If the church is locked & the lights are off, call Barbara at 434-5754 or page 350-6710 and we will be happy to meet you there!

CHECK OUT THE HUNTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Huntington Public Library is open on Sundays, noon to 5 pm, as well as four other days.  In addition to a wide selection of books of all genres, the Library has wifi access and public computer terminals. Huntington participates in the Home Card program, which enables Huntington and Buels Gore residents to borrow books from participating local libraries (sorry, not Fletcher Free in Burlington). Cardholders can access a variety of online educational resources and also request books through interlibrary loan. It is located in the Union Meeting House in the Lower Village. Click here for the HPL website.

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School News
BREWSTER-PIERCE SCHOOL IS COLLECTING BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION – When you purchase certain cereals, soup or other products at the local store, check the label. If there is a small emblem on the box top or on the side of the can, cut it out to give to the Partners in Education at Brewster-Pierce School. Each little emblem is worth ten cents when they are sent in (December and April). Drop off at the school or the Town Clerk’s Office. To read more about the program, click here for Box tops.