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Winooski Recreation: Card Making 101

The City of Winooski Department of Recreation and Parks has partnered with Lucia White, a local expert in paper crafting for this fun and educational opportunity. Lucia has five years of experience hosting paper crafting events and teaching everything from card making to scrapbooking with individuals of all experience levels.

Participants of all levels of experience (ages 15 and up) will learn how to make beautifully crafted handmade cards. Sign up today for this fun and educational program – the registration deadline is March 9th 2018.

Supplies provided!

• $20
• Ages 15+
• Registration Deadline: 3/9/18
• March 14th, 2018 / 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
• @ The O’Brien Community Center (32 Malletts Bay Ave)

Click here to register today!

Questions regarding this program can be forwarded to Alicia Finley, Recreation & Parks Manager: afinley@winooskivt.org / (802) 777-1621

Notice of Joint Meeting (Planning, Public Safety, and Community Services Commissions)

Join the Winooski Planning Commission for a joint meeting with the Public Safety Commission and the Community Services Commission on Thursday, 2/22/18 (6:30 pm @ Winooski City Hall / 27 W. Allen Street).

Meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to join.

Click here to view the agenda for this meeting.

Click here to learn more about the Planning Commission. 

Click here to learn more about the Public Safety Commission.

Click here to learn more about the Community Services Commission. 

Questions regarding this meeting or the Winooski Planning Commission can be forwarded to Paul Dreher, City of Winooski Planning and Zoning Manager: pdreher@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Questions regarding the Community Services Commission can be forwarded to Ray Coffey, City of Winooski Staff Liaison to the Community Services Commission: rscoffey@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

Questions regarding the Public Safety Commission can be forwarded to Rick Hebert, Staff Liaison to the Winooski Public Safety Commission: rhebert@winooskipolice.com / 802 655 0221

Notice of Board of Civil Authority Meeting

The Board of Civil Authority will hold a meeting at Winooski City Hall (27 West Allen Street) on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 @ 5:30 PM to discuss the March 2018 election. Meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to join.

Click here to view the agenda for this meeting.

Click here for previous agendas, minutes, and documents.

Questions regarding the Board of Civil Authority can be forwarded to Carol Barrett, Winooski City Clerk: cjbarrett@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

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Winooski City Hall Closed 2/19/18 (President’s Day)

Winooski City Hall will be closed in observance of President’s Day on Monday, February 19th, 2018. Regular hours will resume (7:30 AM – 4:30 PM) on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

Questions regarding Winooski City Hall or the City Clerk’s Office can be forwarded to Carol Barrett, Winooski City Clerk: cjbarrett@winooskivt.org / 802 655 6410

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Warning of the 95th Annual City Meeting

The legal voters of Winooski are hereby warned and notified to meet at the Performing Arts Center, Winooski Education Center on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:00 o’clock in the evening to discuss, Article Three,  Article Four, Article Five, Article Six and to conduct an informational hearing on Australian Ballot questions, and the meeting to be adjourned to reconvene at the Winooski Senior Center, 123 Barlow St., on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 to transact any business involving voting by Australian Ballot to begin at 7:00 o’clock in the morning and to close at 7:00 o’clock in the evening. The legal voters of the City of Winooski are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said meeting shall be as provided in Chapter 43, 51 and 55 of Title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

Article One:

To elect a Mayor for a term of three (3) years.

Article Two:

To elect two (2) City Councilors for a term of two (2) years each.

Article Three: City Budget  

Shall the voters of the City of Winooski approve the budget for the Fiscal Year for 2019 in the amount of Six Million, Six Hundred Ninety-Seven Thousand, Nine Hundred Eighty-Eight Dollars and Seventy-Seven Cents ($6,697,988.77)?  The amount to be raised from property taxes is Five Million, Three Hundred Eighty Thousand, Five Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars and Thirteen Cents ($5,380,529.13)?

Article Four:

Shall the City Council be authorized to apply for and accept funds from sources other than property taxation, and to expend the same for the benefit of the City in addition to sums for which budget appropriation has been made? (Approval of this article will not impact property taxes.)

Article Five:  Bond Vote

 Shall general obligation bonds of the City of Winooski in an amount not to exceed One Million, Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,450,000) be issued for planning, design, and construction of capital improvements to the City’s wastewater treatment plant, including a new headworks structure housing a mechanical screen and grit removal system and a garage building, at a total estimated cost of $1,450,000? Of this funding One Million, Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,200,000) is expected to be eligible for funding from the State Revolving Loan Fund for the new headworks improvements.  Repayment is intended to come from the enterprise fund, subject to any reduction for applicable state and federal grants-in-aid and any applicable general funds.

Article Six:

Shall the City of Winooski enter into an agreement for the formation of a union municipal district to be known as the Chittenden County Public Safety Authority, for the purpose of providing regional emergency dispatch?

Click here to view the signed, official Warning of the 95th Annual City Meeting

2018 Town Meeting Day

The annual informational meeting and budget presentation will take place at the Winooski Educational Center (6 PM / 60 Normand Street, Winooski VT 05404) on Monday, March 5th 2018.

The annual Winooski City and School Election (Vermont Town Meeting Day) will take place on Tuesday, March 6th 2018 at the Winooski Senior Center (7 AM – 7 PM 123 Barlow Street, Winooski VT 05404).

Voting

Effective January 1 2017, there is no longer a voter registration deadline. Voters can register right up until the day of an election. The polling location for Winooski is at the Winooski Senior Center on 123 Barlow Street (open 7 AM to 7 PM on all election days).

Click here to view a sample 2018 ballot.

Local election results will be posted within five business days.

For more information on voting in Winooski, click here to visit our voting page.

Annual Report (Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)

Click here to download a high-resolution copy of the 95th Annual Report.

Hard copies will be made available at Winooski City Hall and at the Winooski Senior Center during Town Meeting Day.

Reminder: Tax and Utility Bills Due 2/15/18

Quarterly reminder: Winooski Tax and Utility Bills are due Thursday, February 15th, 2018.

Payments can be sent to the Winooski City Clerk’s Office on 27 West Allen Street. The Clerk’s Office accepts cash or checks only. Winooski City Hall will be open from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm from Tuesday 2/13/18 to Thursday 2/15/18. 

If you have questions, please call the City Clerks Office: 802 655 6410

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Recreation and Parks Adult Basketball Tournament

Join the Winooski Recreation and Parks Department for a 3-on-3 Adult Basketball Tournament!

This is a 2-day, double elimination tournament that takes place on Wednesday, March 21st and Thursday, March 22nd, 6:30 PM @ the Winooski High School Gymnasium.

This is a co-ed tournament – teams are mix gendered. Be sure to pick a t-shirt color for your team before the tournament begins.

The winning team gets a trophy and bragging rights!

Please designate one player to register the entire team before the registration deadline of March 16th. Click here to sign up today!

Celebrate the final championship game with us on Thursday, March 22nd at the Last Stop Sports Bar in Winooski (12 Malletts Bay Ave.) to commend all who played (21+).

This program is designed to be self-officiated, but disputes may be settled by Recreation and Parks staff whose decisions are final.

• $30 Registration fee
• Adults 18+, co-ed
• Registration deadline: March 16th, 2018
• March 21st and 22nd 2018 @ 6:30 PM
• Winooski High School Gym

Questions regarding this program can be forwarded to Alicia Finley, Recreation & Parks Manager:afinley@winooskivt.org / 802 777 1621

Thrive February Vacation Camp Registration Now Open

Thrive After School February Vacation Camp Registration is now open!

February 27th – March 2nd 2018 / 8 AM – 5:30 PM

Thrive After School is a state-licensed childcare/enrichment program partnered with the Winooski School District. Our daily structure provides children with opportunities to expand on the learning that takes place during the school day and allows them to explore and grow through play-based, hands-on learning.

We have opportunities for outside time, art, literacy, skill-building activities, and exploring hobbies and interests!

Sign up today@ winooskirec.com

Questions regarding this program can be forwarded to Kirstie Paschall, Children and Family Programs Manager: kkpaschall@winooskivt.org / 802 233 8188

Notice of Public Safety Commission Meeting on 2/13/18

Join the Winooski Public Safety Commission for their regular meeting on Tuesday, 2/13/18 (6:30 pm @ Winooski City Hall, 27 West Allen Street).  Meetings are open to the public – community members are encouraged to join.

The Public Safety Commission is responsible for strategic planning for the Public Safety Division at the City of Winooski. The Commission will focus on the services and programs provided by the Code Enforcement, Fire, and Police departments.

Questions regarding the Public Safety Commission can be forwarded to Rick Hebert, Staff Liaison to the Winooski Public Safety Commission: rhebert@winooskipolice.com / 802 655 0221

Click here to view the agenda for this meeting.

For previous meeting minutes and documents, click here.

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