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WRITTEN COMMENTS ON CONSERVATION FUNDS FOR GILLETT POND DAM REPLACEMENT
The Selectboard will accept written comments on the Friends of Gillett Pond & Richmond Land Trust application for a $100,000 conservation fund grant. Comments should be emailed to townhunt@gmavt.net, mailed to 4930 Main Road, dropped off at the Town Office, or submitted directly to the Town Administrator or any Selectboard member no later than midnight 10/25.  Click here for more information.

PUBLIC HEARINGS: TOWN PLAN MAP AMENDMENT and REGULATIONS REVISIONS 
Based on input received at public hearings, the Planning Commission has completed their proposed changes to the Town Plan and the Zoning, Subdivision & Flood Hazard Regulations, and has forwarded the following documents to the Selectboard for further action:
1) Update to the Huntington Town Plan, adopted in 2014, Village map revisions. Click here for the map.
The Selectboard will hold a public hearing on the proposed map changes on Monday, 11/6 @ 6:30pm.
2) Revisions to the Huntington Zoning, Subdivision and Flood Hazard Regulations into a single Land Use Regulation document. Click here for a copy of the latest draft of the proposed regulations. The Selectboard will hold a public hearing on the proposed new regulations on Monday, 12/18 @ 6:30pm.

DOG REGISTRATION NOW DUE
All dogs must be registered with the Town Clerk annually by April 1. The fee is $19, or $13 for spayed/neutered dogs. Current rabies certificate needs to be presented (call the Town Clerk's Office to see if the one on file is current). Dogs that are picked up may incur a fine for their owner for non-registration. Fees increase after April 1 to $27 / $19 spayed/neutered.

FIRE ALERT CAUTION: A PERMIT IS REQUIRED BEFORE YOU BURN
Contact Fire Warden Ken Russin (home/work: 434-2389; pager: 350-7818; cell: 881-1852) for a burn permit before every open fire you want to have at your property. (Only natural vegetative material may be burned.)

CHECK OUT THE HUNTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Huntington Public Library is open on Sundays, noon to 5 pm. 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.

HUNTINGTON TOWN HALL RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES
Supported by multiple sources of funds including affordable building usage fees, the historically renovated Town Hall is available for a variety of events such as municipal meetings, performing arts, private parties, arts markets, festivals, workshops, classes, etc. Check out the details here.

EMERGENCY RESOURCES DURING POWER OUTAGES
The emergency shelter at the Church in Huntington Center will open during extended power outages with access to heat, water, showers, cooking facilities, WiFi, and more. Click here for more information or call Barbara Elliott at 434-4779.

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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.

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