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The Town of Lyndon was founded in 1780. It is located in Caledonia County, within the beautiful region of Vermont called the Northeast Kingdom. Lyndon is six miles square (36 square miles) in area and has a population of 5,981 residents (2010 census). It is recognized as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom". Lyndon is surrounded by some of Vermont's most gorgeous natural beauty. This New England community is home to Lyndon Institute and Lyndon State College, and is nearby to the Burke Mountain Ski Area.
The Village of Lyndonville, located within the Town of Lyndon, was incorporated by an act of the legislature dated December 24, 1880. Within the Village, Bandstand Park (formerly known as "Lyndonville Park"), stands a fountain, which was purchased in New York in 1885. The Park hosts many events from weekly band concerts in the summer, a Farmer's Market, and craft fairs to community events, weddings, and your everyday year round enjoyment.
The Village of Lyndonville also manages Lyndonville Electric Department and the Water Department.
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"NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR LYNDONVILLE ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT GENERAL MANAGER POSITION"
Lyndonville Electric Department ("LED"), a Municipal Electric Department with 5,650 meters, seeks qualified candidates with at least seven years of electric utility experience, with at least four of those years in management positions. A bachelor's degree in an appropriate field is highly preferred. The successful candidate must have excellent people, communication, strategic planning and business management skills, with proven leadership ability. Experience in Vermont's regulated utility environment is preferred. LED offers competitive salary, retirement and employee benefits. LED is located in Lyndonville, Vermont.
Click here to view a complete job description for the General Manager position. For more information please contact LED Manager Ken Mason at 802-626-3366. To submit your application, please mail it with a cover letter, resume, three professional references and salary expectations to Lyndonville Electric Department, Attn: Susan Mills, P.O. Box 167, 119 Park Avenue, Lyndonville, VT 05851 or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 8, 2016 at 4:30 PM EST.
"VILLAGE OF LYNDONVILLE - EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
The Village of Lyndonville seeks qualified candidates for a Public Works Technician position opening in the Public Works Department. The position requires a CDL, the ability to operate heavy equipment, the ability to learn both water and sewer operations, a willingness to work long hours when needed, and a team approach. A current water operator's license is a plus.
The Village of Lyndonville, an EOE employer, offers an excellent benefit package including health care and retirement, as well as a competitive wage, which will be commensurate with experience and licenses currently held. Job applications may be picked up at the office of the Municipal Administrator or Village Clerk and will be accepted until August 8th, 2016 at 4:30 PM.
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AMENDMENTS TO THE VILLAGE OF LYNDONVILLE ORDINANCES
On July 5, 2016 the Village of Lyndonville Trustees approved amendments to its Ordinances as follows:
Chapter 2 Section L; Chapter 4 Section 8 Coasting; Chapter 7 Rules for Bicycles, Skateboards, Longboards, Scooters, Roller Skates, and Roller Blades; Chapter 8 Water. Click here to review Amendments to the Village Ordinances
Unless a petition with five percent (5%) of the voters is filed with the Village Clerk within 45 days, the above amendments will become effective on September 5, 2016. Should a petition be filed, the Trustees will warn a special meeting and the voters may vote on the question.
AMENDMENT TO THE TOWN OF LYNDON ORDINANCES
On July 25, 2016 the Town of Lyndon Selectboard approved an amendment to its Ordinances regarding ARTICLE III-B: RULES FOR BICYCLES, SKATEBOARDS, LONGBOARDS, SCOOTERS, ROLLER SKATES, AND ROLLER BLADES.
Click here to review amendments to this Ordinance Article III, Section B
Unless a petition with a minimum of 5% of Lyndon registered voters asking for reconsideration of these amendments is filed with the Town Clerk no later than 45 days from the adoption date (September 7, 2016), this amendment will become effective September 23, 2106. Should a petition be filed, the Selectboard will warn a special Town Meeting to reconsider this amendment and the voters may vote on this question.