The payment is one of several measures Banyai must carry out after losing a legal battle with the town government.
In a motion that lists a long history of noncompliance, town officials say Banyai should be jailed if he doesn’t comply within 30 days.
The court recently affirmed a decision from an environmental court judge ordering the controversial paramilitary training center in West Pawlet to shut down.
Five justices heard arguments from attorneys for Daniel Banyai and the Pawlet town government on Wednesday. No date has been set for a decision.
His description of the unpermitted operation, which Banyai has described as a “gunfighting training center” reads, “charitable organization, church or religious organization, or private foundation.”
Cindy Hill, a Middlebury-based attorney, filed a brief Friday asking the Vermont Supreme Court to overturn a lower court order that Daniel Banyai, the owner of Slate Ridge, must shut down his operation.
Mandy Hulett, whose land abuts Slate Ridge, sought the stalking order in January after Banyai posted threatening messages about her family.
A surveyor would determine whether Daniel Banyai, the owner of Slate Ridge, wants to build a new structure or is trying to obtain a permit for a schoolhouse where he holds tactical training. A judge has already ordered Banyai to remove the schoolhouse.
Daniel Banyai’s attorney plans to raise questions about whether an environmental court “exceeded its authority and abused its discretion” in several instances when ruling that the military training site must permanently close.
Consider Bardwell Farm is making a measured return to cheese production, offering several of its signature raw cows’ milk cheeses made in small batches.
Local residents have criticized state officials for their lack of response to activities at the firearms training facility in West Pawlet.
The town of Pawlet has asked the judge to make the order permanent, require the removal of unpermitted buildings and impose fines.
The person said at a court hearing that Daniel Banyai has made threats, causing her to fear for her safety.
The town asked the court for $100 per day that owner Daniel Banyai has allegedly violated town bylaws, dating back to August 2019.