Saturday, June 6, 2009

Cavendish Update 6/5/09 SB Agenda/News

This issue of the Cavendish Update is made possible by the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association (CCCA), a non-profit membership organization that is dedicated to the conservation of land and natural resources and to the preservation of historic sites within the context of sustainable economic growth. FMI: PO Box 605, Cavendish VT 05142 or 802-226-7736

The June 5, 2009 Cavendish Update Contains
1. Cavendish Related News
2. Wallet Found
3. Cavendish Historical Society Museum is open for the Season
4. Proctorsville Community Luncheon
5. 2010 Cavendish Calendar Photo Contest Extended
6. Cavendish Business Directory
7. Select Board Meeting Agenda June 8

1. Cavendish Related News
The Ludlow Select Board voted unanimously to let voters decide a proposed zoning bylaw change that would allow a fast-food restaurant with a drive-thru window.

• Ludlow Farmers Market Open from June 12-Oct 9: The Ludlow Farmer’s Market will be open at 4 pm every Friday, rain or shine, in front of Okemo Mountain School.

• The Cavendish Community Library’s Artist of the Month for May is Patricia Burleson

2. Wallet Found
A wallet was recently found on High Street and turned into the Cavendish Post Office. If you are missing one, please stop by the Post Office.

3. Cavendish Historical Society Museum is Open for the Season
The Cavendish Historical Society Museum opens this Sunday, from 2-4 pm. This year, the Historical Society will be focusing on the 1930s. Come see the new 30’s exhibit. FMI: 226-7807 or

4. Proctorsville Community Luncheon
The monthly Community Luncheon will be held Thursday, June 18, at 11:30 am at St James United Methodist Church, Main Street, Proctorsville. The menu will include home-baked beans and franks, Paula's coleslaw, copper penny carrots and hot rolls. We'll have cupcakes for dessert. As always, coffee, hot tea or lemonade will be offered. A suggested donation of $3.00 for seniors or $4.50 for those under 60 years of age will help us continue to provide these delicious lunches.

5. Cavendish Community Calendar Photo Contest Extends Deadline
The deadline for submission for photos for the Calendar contest has bee extended to June 10 (Wednesday). All photographs should be submitted to the Town Office before the close of business. FMI: 226-7736

6. Cavendish Business Directory
The Cavendish Historical Society is preparing the 2009 Cavendish Business Directory, which will be distributed at Old Home Day and will appear in PDF format at the CHS website. The directory includes businesses that are owned by Cavendish/Proctorsville residents and/or are businesses that are located within the township. If you would to add your business, or change how you are currently listed, please contact Margo no later than June 15. She can be reached at 802-226-7807 or If you are not sure if you are listed, please download a copy by going to

7. Select Board Meeting Agenda for June 8
The Select Board will meet on June 8, 6:30 pm at the Town Office in Cavendish. The agenda will include the following:
• Update on water filtration project.
• Follow-up on the Southern Loop/Coolidge Connector Project and proposed alternate access location using Quarry Road.
• Update on developments and activities pertaining to the Proctorsville Curb and Sidewalk Project including project start up.
• Town Manager to update Select Board on the possibilities for highway grants especially
regarding an application for replacement of TH Bridge #21 on Greenbush Road
• Continue discussion of identity theft prevention policy
• Consider letter from property owners Brian Veysey and Robin Priebe pertaining to the
Proctorsville canal which abuts their property.
• Continue discussion regarding VTrans correspondence pertaining to inspection of pipe and wire crossings for municipal utilities along State-owned railroad such as that which runs through Cavendish.
• Update on response to the letter to the Green Mountain Railroad regarding storage of used, waste and stockpiled materials in the village areas.
• Continue discussion on parking ordinance including prohibition of parking on sidewalks.
• Consider draft of the FY 2009-2010 municipal wastewater system budget
• Town Manager to discuss road gravel procurement with the Board

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