The transfer station is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Reminder, face masks are required for all visitors. Safe distancing required and please stay home if sick or if you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. These safety measures are required at all municipal properties.
Per Selectboard Chair Nelson Tift: The transfer station will reopen Saturday, January 30th with extended hours from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Face masks are required. Residents are asked not to bring large loads to get people in and out of the facility as quickly and safely as possible. You may need to wait inside your vehicle if there are more than 4 vehicles being unloaded at any one time. Please stay home if you are sick or if you have been exposed to COVID-19. Thank you in advance for your patience.
The American Red Cross is offering a series of Virtual Volunteer Fairs for you to learn about urgent volunteer opportunities this season. These sessions are intended for existing Red Cross volunteers AND the general public who are interested in learning more about the many ways of serving with the Red Cross. These needs include local disaster responders, blood drive volunteers, office and administrative support among others. We are offering two sessions. First on Tuesday, February 2 from 5-6pm and the second session on Wednesday, February 3 from 12-1pm. Please register for a session to receive the virtual meeting link or call in number by emailing VolunteerNNE@redcross.org. Lastly, feel free to share far and wide! Best, Rachel Zellem (she/her/hers) – What’s this? Development Specialist American Red Cross Northern New England (802) 391-6499 email@example.com www.redcross.org/nne
The following candidates filed Consent Forms seeking municipal and school posts: Barb Kaminski and Elaine Warzocha seeking the two auditor posts; Julie Petrossi, Maria French, Theresa Biasuzzi, Erika Berner and Bruce Moreton are all vying for the two Mill River School Director posts; Anthony Petrossi, Kathy Luzader and Pat Pranger are seeking the two-year Selectboard post; Bruce Duchesne is vying for the three-year Selectboard seat; Tammy Heffernan is seeking the Town Moderator post; and Dave Ballou is seeking the Trustees of Public Funds seat.
PER ORDER OF SELECTBOARD The Town of Wallingford TRANSFER STATION IS CLOSED UNTIL SATURDAY, JANUARY 30TH.
AN INDIVIDUAL WHO TESTED POSTIVE FOR COVID-19 VISITED THE FACILITY ON 1/20 AT 2:00 P.M. FOR 45 MINUTES. THE INDIVIDUAL WAS WEARING A MASK AND PRACTICING SAFE DISTANCING.
OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION AND AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE DEPT. OF HEALTH, THE TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL SATURDAY, JANUARY 30TH. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, YOU CAN CONTACT THE STATE DEPT. OF HEALTH AT 800-464-4343 | 802-863-7200.
The Wallingford Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, January 23 per orders of Selectboard Chair Nelson Tift. Town officials were notified someone who visited the transfer station this past Wednesday had a positive rapid Covid test and is now awaiting PCR test results. Out of an abundance of caution, the facility will be closed on Saturday and perhaps on Monday. The Town will share information on the municipal website, the Town’s Facebook page, and on Front Porch Forum as it becomes available.
Transfer station fees will be revised effective March 1, 2021 with the following changes: A 30-gallon bag will be 4 punches, a maller bag will be 2 punches; a pickup truck with a 4-foot box will be $25; 6-foot box will be $40; 8-foot box will be $50; dump truck will be $90. Tire fees will be: $5 for passenger; $7 for truck no rim; $19 for oversized; and $47 for tractor.
Used oil not accepted at the transfer station effective immediately.
The Recreation Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, January 11, 2021 has been cancelled. The next meeting is Monday, February 8, 2021.
This year, Wallingford residents will decide all Town Meeting Warning articles by Australian Ballot. Instead of the traditional floor meeting, there will be an informational meeting on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. The informational meeting agenda will be included in the annual Town Report along with a handout related to that meeting and the Town Meeting Warning.
Residents may ask questions during the informational meeting about the proposed FY’22 budget featured in the annual Town Report or any of the other Town Meeting articles. Residents are welcome to submit questions in advance via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail: Wallingford Town Administrator, 75 School Street, Wallingford, VT 05773.
Note, you may join the Zoom informational meeting by telephone, computer, tablet or other electronic devices. The instructions will be included on the informational meeting agenda.
Town Hall will close Wednesday, December 23 at 1:00 p.m. and will be closed on Thursday, December 24. Town will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31. The transfer station will operate normal hours.