August 9th Vote: Article 1—Public Safety Communications Equipment Bond

August 9th Vote: Article 1—Public Safety Communications Equipment Bond

In an emergency every second counts, and each message must be heard and understood. It is critical that fire, EMS, and police units are able to talk to each other, as well as the dispatch center. During natural disasters, fire, EMS, and police units must be able to communicate with public works personnel. The communications equipment must be reliable and up-to-date. Currently, the City of South Burlington has obsolete equipment, frequent equipment failure, repair parts are expensive or not available. This can lead to compromised communication when it is needed…

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Safe Drinking Water: Excellence in Water Treatment Continues

Safe Drinking Water: Excellence in Water Treatment Continues

The Champlain Water District has been awarded the 2015 “Best of the Best” Taste Test award in North America by the American Water Works Association.  For the 16th year in a row, CWD’s Peter L. Jacob Water Treatment Facility maintained the highest degree of treatment process optimization and has been recognized for maintaining this elite “Excellence in Water Treatment” status. Recently, your water has received the following recognition: 2015 & 2016 — Best surface water and best overall at the Vermont Rural Water Association Taste Competition 2015—“The People’s Choice –…

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