water system

  • Select board to propose split on main break cost

    Waitsfield Select Board members will put together members’ individual suggestions on how to split the cost of the water main break with the water commission.

    Those suggestions will be shared at the select board’s

  • Waitsfield SB rejects offer from water commission

    The Waitsfield Water Commission offered the Waitsfield Select Board $14,198.48 to help pay for the 2014 water main break. The select board members did not accept that offer at its August 28 meeting.

    “I’m not

  • Waitsfield Water Commission contemplates fire district

    Members of the Waitsfield Water Commission are thinking about forming a municipal fire district.

    The commissioners have not taken any action or any steps toward creating a fire district; they simply discussed it

  • Water commission to help with main break settlement

    The Waitsfield Water Commission voted to pay $14,198.48 towards the water main break settlement that the Waitsfield Select Board reached with the state last year.

    At the water commission’s July 14 meeting,

  • ‘A public utility’

    To The Editor:
    Yes, mistakes were made, but why have these mistakes become everyone’s problem here in Waitsfield? Waitsfield taxpayers are being targeted by a propaganda campaign that is implying that we should all

  • Select board asks water commission to reconsider paying for water main break

    The Waitsfield Select Board, after hearing again from members of the Waitsfield Water Commission, remains steadfast in its insistence that water system users “share the pain” of paying for the cost of a water main break

  • No action taken on Waitsfield water ordinance

    The Waitsfield Select Board took no action on proposed changes to the town’s water ordinance after questions were raised about whether the ordinance and the changes reverse a previously stated town policy that no one

  • Water commission: Town should pay for repairs, not users

    Waitsfield’s water commissioners think system users should bear none of the cost of repairing the water main break.

    On Thursday, May 11, the water commission gathered to discuss changes to the water ordinance and

  • Public asked to weigh in on water ordinance

    The Waitsfield Water Commission has been reviewing its water ordinance for nearly a year and the commission finally has something to show for it.

    On Thursday, May 11, the water commission will be holding a public

  • Who will pay for Waitsfield’s water main break?

    In March, Waitsfield settled its lawsuit with VTrans over a 2014 water main break that cost the town $209,548. The town will receive $80,000 from VTrans leaving taxpayers on the hook for $129,548.

    Next week the

  • Waitsfield settles with VTrans on water main break

    Waitsfield settled its lawsuit with VTrans over a 2014 water main break that cost the town $209,548. The town will receive $80,000 from VTrans, leaving taxpayers on the hook for $129,548.

    The settlement documents