The TIF application identifies about $6.4 million in possible public infrastructure projects that could help spur more than $20.4 million in new private property valuation within the downtown district over seven years.
Work has started to extend water lines to locations with tainted wells in Bennington and North Bennington. The state’s earlier plan for disposing of soil from the project drew opposition.
A company trying to build two projects in town says the draft document, which could eventually give the municipality more say in siting, has flaws that risk a lawsuit.
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics had requested 50 years of records, but a judge called that “excessive” and cut it to 20.
Olsen said his increasing professional responsibilities have made it difficult to balance his job with his family life and the time demands of representing his district.
The company plans to operate a patient-focused business — not a retail store. A few registered patients at a time would be served on an appointment-only basis.
Speaking beside a bus parked in front of the new Hampton Inn, Scott praised a new route as “an all-around incredible transportation asset for this region.”
The state can’t award the contract for the Bennington project until it has secured 2.5 acres of abutting land. Airport managers and users have complained about a lack of information.
Local officials and business owners at the airport want to know more specifically when the facility’s only runway is likely to close and reopen.
Five transactions last month reflect transfers to the Bennington County Industrial Corp. Investors plan to build residential units, restaurants, offices and retail spaces.
Survey responses will help create a database meant to better determine which orthopedic patients might benefit from a specific operation or might want to consider other treatment.
An attorney representing LaFlamme’s Inc. said the intent is to keep operating the store in Bennington, along with a new, smaller store in Rutland Town.
Although Bennington doesn’t have an absentee problem at the moment, town officials have said it has been an issue in the past.
The settlement addresses approximately half the properties in the identified Bennington contamination zone.