COVID Test Kits Available

Date Updated: 10/31/22

The Town of Waitsfield has Covid test kits available for pickup at the Town Offices located at 4144 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT during normal office hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm).  Two kits are available per person, per household on a first come, first served basis.  If you have any questions please call Town Administrator, Annie Decker-Dell’Isola at 802-496-2218 ext. 5.


FOR SALE – 2000 Chevy Box Van

The Waitsfield-Fayston Fire Department is accepting bids for a 2000 Chevy Box Van. The van is 4WD and has 13,600 miles.  Looking for $3,500 or best offer.  Sealed bids should be marked “Fire Department Van Bid” and returned to the Town Office. If interested in seeing the van or learning more, please contact Fire Department personnel at the following number, (802) 793-7337.

Bids are due no later than Monday,  November 7th at 4:30pm. All bids should be sealed and returned delivered to:

Town of Waitsfield

4144 Main Street

Waitsfield, VT 05673

The Town of Waitsfield, on behalf of the Waitsfield-Fayston Fire Department, reserves the right to accept, reject, or seek alterations to any bid.


FY24 Appropriations Requests

The Town of Waitsfield provides financial support to various local, regional, statewide, and other agencies and organizations each fiscal year.  The Town of Waitsfield’s Appropriations Policy and FY24 Application can be found here.  Applications are due by Friday, December 2nd at 5pm.


HIRING -Town Treasurer/Grant Administrator

The Town of Waitsfield is looking for an organized and motivated candidate to serve as its Town Treasurer / Grant Administrator.  The position is responsible for keeping all of the Town’s funds, keeping a record of taxes voted, billed, and collected; collecting other funds receivable by the Town, and paying orders drawn on Town accounts.  Additionally, the job includes grant administration tasks including assistance preparing grant applications, reviewing grant agreements, and managing awarded grants.  The position also serves as the Assistant Town Clerk and the Water Clerk for the Town’s water system.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, public administration, business administration, finance,  or equivalent subjects is preferred.  Qualified candidates should have at least three years of experience in the areas of accounting, governmental budgeting, municipal operations, and/or finance in either the public or private sector (including experience managing payroll, employee benefits, and accounts payable and receivable).  A combination of the above qualifications may be acceptable.  The position is full time, 5-days / 40 hours a week and eligible for employee benefits.  There is flexibility in scheduling for the right candidate.  The salary range is $26.00 – $30.00 hourly, depending on experience.  

Applications will be reviewed starting on Monday, October 24th. This position is open until filled.  A detailed job description can be found here.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume including contact information for three professional references via email to [email protected] or mailed to:

Town of Waitsfield

c/o Town Administrator

4144 Main Street

Waitsfield, VT 05673.

Please contact Annie Decker-Dell’Isola, Town Administrator with any questions at [email protected] or (802) 496-2218 ext. 5. 

The Town of Waitsfield is an equal opportunity provider and employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, or familial status.


HIRING -Town Treasurer/Grant Administrator

The Town of Waitsfield is looking for an organized and motivated candidate to serve as its Town Treasurer / Grant Administrator.  The position is responsible for keeping all of the Town’s funds, keeping a record of taxes voted, billed, and collected; collecting other funds receivable by the Town, and paying orders drawn on Town accounts.  Additionally, the job includes grant administration tasks including assistance preparing grant applications, reviewing grant agreements, and managing awarded grants.  The position also serves as the Assistant Town Clerk and the Water Clerk for the Town’s water system.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, public administration, business administration, finance,  or equivalent subjects is preferred.  Qualified candidates should have at least three years of experience in the areas of accounting, governmental budgeting, municipal operations, and/or finance in either the public or private sector (including experience managing payroll, employee benefits, and accounts payable and receivable).  A combination of the above qualifications may be acceptable.  The position is full time, 5-days / 40 hours a week and eligible for employee benefits.  There is flexibility in scheduling for the right candidate.  The salary range is $26.00 – $30.00 hourly, depending on experience.  

Applications will be reviewed starting on Monday, October 24th. This position is open until filled.  A detailed job description can be found here.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume including contact information for three professional references via email to [email protected] or mailed to:

Town of Waitsfield

c/o Town Administrator

4144 Main Street

Waitsfield, VT 05673.

Please contact Annie Decker-Dell’Isola, Town Administrator with any questions at [email protected] or (802) 496-2218 ext. 5. 

The Town of Waitsfield is an equal opportunity provider and employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, or familial status.


ARPA Project Intake Form

If you are interested in requesting Waitsfield ARPA funding for your project or idea, please complete the Project Intake Form.  The form can be printed, filled out, and returned in person, in the mail, or emailed.  The form is also a fillable PDF which can be completed and emailed.  The Waitsfield ARPA Advisory Committee will begin reviewing project requests submitted via the intake form in the next few weeks.  Intake forms will be due on Friday, November 18th, 2022 to be considered for this frist round of ARPA allocation.  If you have any questions while filling out the intake form, please contact Town Administrator, Annie Decker-Dell’Isola at [email protected]


Scrag Mountain Phase I Trail Construction RFP

Date Posted: 9/28/22
 
The Town of Waitsfield Conservation Commission is inviting qualified trail build contractors to provide proposals for the construction of a hiking trail at the Scrag Mountain Town Forest. The approximate one mile of singletrack trail has been designed to be constructed by hand using sustainable construction techniques. This project will provide for a meandering hiking trail that will allow for the discontinuance of reliance on an existing forest road to access the so-called “Gateway Parcel”. A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Friday, October 28, 2022, and the deadline for submission of proposals is December 16, 2022. The trail construction is slated to commence in Spring 2023 once conditions allow.
 
The complete Request for Proposal can be found here or by contacting Waitsfield Conservation Commission member James Donaldson at [email protected].
 

*Town Officer Vacancies*

Last updated: October 3, 2022

Lister Vacancy

The Waitsfield Selectboard is seeking individuals interested in being appointed to fill the final year of a 3-year term of Lister, which will be up for re-election in March 2023.  The three-person Board of Listers is responsible for determining the value of the real and personal property in town.  If you have any questions please contact Town Administrator, Annie Decker-Dell’Isola, at 802-496-2218 ext.5 or [email protected].  If interested, please submit a letter of interest to the Waitsfield Selectboard via email to [email protected] or to 4144 Main Street, Waitsfield VT 05673.


Town Office Covid Protocols

Last update: June 17, 2022

As of June 17, 2022 the Washington County “Community Level” (as per CDC) is Low.

Masks are again optional (not required) to access the Town Offices. Staff will wear masks upon request (you can call ahead at 802-496-2218 to request that staff be masked when visiting).

On March 28, 2022, the Selectboard adopted updated protocols related to Covid-19 that apply to town owned buildings including the Town Office, the Town Garage, and the General Wait House. The updates are triggered by a CDC’s Covid-19 “Community Level” categorization of “High” for Washington County.

Researchers looking to access the land records vault are still required to make an appointment. Appointments are available Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm in 30-minute blocks.  Appointments can be made by phone (802-496-2218 ext. 2 or 3), in-person, or by email. (This protocol is not specifically tied to Covid-19 but remains in place).

The full list of updated protocols can be found here. Please contact Annie Decker-Dell’Isola, Town Administrator, with any questions at [email protected] or 802-496-2218 ext. 5.