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 By Gary Schuetz    News    June 6, 2019

Town of Vermont updates zoning, discusses ATC line

The Town of Vermont has formally adopted the updated Dane County Section 10 zoning code. In April 2018, the town sent postcards to notify landowners...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    June 6, 2019

Road chip sealing in Vermont to be re-bid, funding discussed

For numerous reasons, the Town of Vermont will re-bid the 2019 road chip sealing projects with a few adjustments. The town received a $179,000 bid...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    April 25, 2019

Vermont Township discussing energy efficiency

With the broad goal of a reduction in the use of fossil fuels by the residents of the Town of Vermont, David Stanfield and Barbara Borns, along with...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    April 4, 2019

Vermont signs off on criticism of ATC draft environmental statement

The Inter-Municipal Energy Planning Committee (IMPEC) says the Rural Utilities Services’ (RUS) draft environmental impact statement (EIS) has numero...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    December 27, 2018

Vermont Township voters to have a say on ATVs on roads

Although the specific wording of the question has yet to be finalized, the Vermont board of supervisors will ask the town voters in April 2019 to...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    December 20, 2018

Vermont approves permit for Tyrol Basin

A new conditional use permit for Tyrol Basin in the Town of Vermont will allow the entire property to be illuminated at night, within the parameters o...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    October 25, 2018

Town of Vermont concludes Dane County erred when mapping Tyrol Basin

Based on an extensive discussion at the plan commission meeting earlier the same evening, the recollections of numerous people involved in the...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    October 25, 2018

Tyrol Basin 20 year-old covenant amended by Town of Vermont Board

The existing covenant of deeds for Tyrol Basin, approved nearly 20 years ago, is still in place. At their June 11 meeting, the Town of Vermont board o...

 

Town of Vermont to host MadNorSki

Up, Up and Away is both the name of the race as well as an apt description of the course. Madison Nordic Ski Club, MadNorSki, for short, will host a...

 

Town of Vermont seeks information on Cardinal Hickory Creek transmission line

In the past, Michael McDermott has recommended against the Town of Vermont becoming an intervenor with the Cardinal Hickory Creek transmission line...

 

Town of Vermont has access to high speed internet

While the definition of affordable may be up for debate, most Town of Vermont residents now have access to high speed internet service, a claim most...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    September 6, 2018

Town of Vermont struggles with slow computer

The Town of Vermont may be getting a faster internet infrastructure but Chris Christian isn’t seeing the improvements the improvements she expected...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    September 6, 2018

Town of Vermont residents shaken by the sound of explosions

If you hear an explosion in the Town of Vermont, you might want to call the Dane County Sheriff’s Office. Several town residents spoke at the Aug....

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    August 2, 2018

Town of Vermont looks into zoning issues

The pending changes to Dane County’s Chapter 10 zoning ordinance could be an opportunity to bring two heavy commercial properties in the Town of Ver...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    August 2, 2018

Vermont hears first Inter Municipal Energy Planning Committee report

As part of the first formal Inter Municipal Energy Planning Committee report to the Town of Vermont board of supervisors, town resident Michael...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    April 26, 2018

Horribly Hilly Hundreds to return

Registration for the 16th annual Horribly Hilly Hundreds bike ride, scheduled for Saturday, June 16, is closed and organizers reported business as usu...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    April 19, 2018

Town of Vermont board supports fire station appraisal

After attending a recent Mount Horeb Joint Fire Department fire board meeting, Vermont town supervisor Todd Culliton made the case for supporting a...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    April 5, 2018

Black Earth Ten Mile Run has new course this year

Ten miles may sound like a long distance, but only a short portion of the 2018 edition of the Black Earth Ten Mile Run will run on Town of Vermont...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    March 29, 2018

Informational session on changes to Dane County zoning set

The Vermont board of supervisors will host a 30-minute informational session on the changes to Dane County zoning prior to the town’s annual...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    March 1, 2018

Town of Vermont reviews zoning law updates

With a comprehensive revision to Dane County’s zoning laws in place, the Town of Vermont plan commission has been tasked with reviewing the updates...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    February 22, 2018

Vermont offers refunds to property owners

The Town of Vermont will be refunding $3,600 in fees to five property owners after cross-referencing the records available at town hall with a list...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    December 28, 2017

Vermont town board reviews reserve fund allocations for 2018

After a review of the 2017 budget in preparation for the 2018 budget uncovered a number of potentially duplicate entries for reserve funds in the...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    November 30, 2017

Town of Vermont approves budget

Tapping into the town’s reserve funds to help pay for a new truck for the Black Earth Fire Department won’t be part of the 2018 budget in the...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    November 2, 2017

Vermont town board discusses funding options for road project

While they generally agree Old Indian Trail is in need for significant maintenance, the Vermont town board supervisors were unsure if the road...

 

Vermont debates county zoning bill

The changes proposed to Assembly Bill 109 (AB109) are, for the most part, acceptable to the members of the Town of Vermont board of supervisors....

 

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