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Notice of Planning Board public hearing - Jan. 17, 2018

THE VIENNA PLANNING BOARD

Has cancelled its regular meeting for December, 2017 and will instead hold a Meeting on Wednesday, JANUARY 17, 2018 At 7:00 PM at the Town House on Town House Road (Route 41)

At which it will also hold a PUBLIC HEARING regarding possible changes to the Shoreland Zoning And Subdivision Ordinances, primarily regarding The setback requirements imposed by these ordinances.

-- Creston Gaither, secretary, Vienna Planning Board

Welcome!

 Vienna (Vy-enna) a town in Kennebec County was settled in 1786 and incorporated on February 20, 1802 from portions of Goshen and Wyman's plantations. The community was named for what is now Vienna, Austria. (see History of Vienna).

Welcome

Small, quiet and picturesque, Vienna is located on the northwesterly corner of Kennebec County, 22 miles northwest of Augusta the state capital and just 12 miles down Rt. 41 from Farmington the Franklin County seat.

Vienna lies within the foothills of the western Maine mountains. On a clear day McGaffey Mountain — the highest point in Kennebec County—which is located in Vienna, provides views of Mount Washington, Mount Blue, the Camden Hills and Mount Katahdin.

Selectmen's Meeting - Nov. 17, 2017

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from theprevious selectmen meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant #22 ($154,103.99).
  4. Dodi reported that the Town House fire extinguishers were services earlier today. All town fire extinguishers have been inspected and serviced for the year. This was performed by Tri State Fire and Safety.
  5. The selectmen discussed with the road commission about preparation for the winter road maintenance, recent paving and repairs to the roads after the recent heavy rain and wind activities.

Selectmen's Meeting - Oct. 24, 2017

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous selectmen meeting.
  3. The selectmen met with Charlie Baeder, representative of Belgrade Regional Conservation about the Kennebec Highlands. They are looking into acquiring a Vienna property. There was a general discussion on the management plan of the Kennebec Highlands. Selectmen discussed the tax exemptions along with tree growth and that the state owned land is exempt from taxes. The discussion went into the abandonment of roads on the Kennebec Highland property.

selectmen's Meeting - Oct. 17, 2017

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous selectmen meeting.
  3. Warrant #18 was reviewed and signed ($107,568.43)
  4. The Cumner Road has been paved and work has started on the Davis Road hill. The Road Commissioner has started the removal of the base of the road to replace with a better packing product. The road has always been a clay and rock base. The new base will be crushed stone that will be much better and more stable.

selectmen's Meeting - Oct. 10, 2017

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous selectmen meeting.
  3. Discussed the need to improve the road in the Municipal Cemetery across from the church on Tower Road.  
  4. The town received the state’s estimated assessment of the town for 2018... $68,600,000.  
  5. The selectmen discussed the guidelines for Bulky Pickup day. The collectors will not pick up building material or tires on rims. Complete guidelines can be found on the back of the Waste/ Recycle Schedule that is inserted in the Town Report.

Selectmen's Meeting - Oct. 3, 2017

  1. Reviewed and dispersed the mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous selectmen meeting.
  3. The Vienna Fire Department received a grant for $7,000 from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation. This money will be used to replace the outdated air pack bottles for the SCBAs.
  4. Reviewed and signed warrant #19 ($20,260.16)
  5. The selectmen signed the warrant and notice of election for the RSU #9 Budget Referendum.

Selectmen's Meeting - Sept. 26, 2017

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous selectmen meeting.
  3. The selectmen worked on the tree growth report.
  4. Allan Trask spoke to selectmen about one of his properties on Cemetery Road.  He provided the selectmen with documentation of a transfer of a portion of that property to the Cemetery Association.  This will be included in the changes for 2018.
  5. The selectmen will be voting on the 2017 - 2018 General Assistance Appendices at the next meeting, October 3rd.  This is an annual that allows the town to meet state re

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