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Annual Report of the Town of Waterbury, Vermont

For the Year Ending December 31, 2012

Please bring this report to the 222nd Annual Meeting of the Town Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Thatcher Brook Primary School

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Notice of Public Informational Meeting Warning for the 2013 Annual Meeting Resolution Commemorating the Sestercentennial Anniversary of the Town of Waterbury High 2013 History of Waterbury Trivia Questions Elected Town Officials Appointed Officers Reports: Financial Information .2013: Municipal Year End Reports: Other Year End Reports .

School District Reports: Minutes and Election Results of the Annual Meeting & Presidential Primary March 6. 2012 November 6. 2012 Results of the Vermont Primary Election Results of the General Election Official Ballots August 28. 2012 .

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Waterbury is well on its way to recovery thanks to you and all our wonderful volunteers. Please join us in honoring Bill Shepeluk for his 25 years of service as Town and Village Manager. Barbara will be managing our municipal complex architectural study. and the rest of the ReBuild Waterbury Steering Committee for their incredible efforts. Trustees. funded in large part by a grant from the U. to help in this endeavor. As with most years our town budget has its challenges. Art in Alley. Department of Commerce. Chair 23 . Thanks to our dedicated staff and a host of volunteers we were successful in obtaining a $100. We hope to purchase the land associated with these buildings and either renovate or build anew. Chris Nordle’s experience as a lawyer. and Not Quite Fourth of July Celebration continue to grow and keep Waterbury vibrant. We spent much of the year applying for flood recovery grants and looking for a replacement for the municipal offices.S. MK Monley.000 Community Development Block Grant for our municipal complex architectural study. The board would like to thank Theresa Wood. The board is also working to help our local businesses while the state complex is inactive. Farmers Market. an 18-month consulting position. We were able to obtain funding from FEMA for most of the repair and cleanup associated with Irene. another 18month consulting position. We are excited to welcome Darren Winham as our economic development director.WATERBURY SELECT BOARD REPORT 2012 This has been an exciting year for the Select Board. Bill. Thank you. The Stowe Streets Arts Festival. John Grenier Select Board. We welcome Barbara Farr as our economic recovery director. We welcome their contributions. There are many great organizations in Waterbury that help make our town a great place to live. The community will be engaged in the design process so please look for more information regarding public meetings. Concerts in the Park. and Library Commissioners hired the Montpelier firm Black River Design to aid in the study of Stanley and Wasson Halls in the State Complex. In addition ReBuild Waterbury has had a great year matching people in need with funds and volunteers. We are thankful for Municipal Manager Bill Shepeluk’s efforts as well as the town staff who work hard to keep the town running efficiently. David Kerr. In addition to welcoming two new members to the board we continue to help our community recover from Tropical Storm Irene. With this grant the Select Board. The board will continue to look for opportunities to control spending but know that we need to keep up with maintenance on our existing infrastructure and also plan for the future. Barbara has extensive experience in bringing community projects together and has worked with other flooded communities. Chris Nordle and Chris Viens were elected to the board in March and have hit the ground running. and Chris Viens as a builder have proven to be invaluable as we continue the rebuilding process. We look forward to town meeting and are eager to hear you questions regarding the operations of the town. Mame McKee. Lantern Parade. We started the year with many negative fund balances but with some luck and conservative spending we were able to turn those fund balances positive. In addition our local businesses we have many town projects that were developed as part of the FEMA Long Term Community Recovery (LTCR) process.

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WATERBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT 57 60 .

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Calls by Month

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WATERBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS

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REPORT FROM THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR and 62 65 .

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PLANNING COMMISSION S REPORT 64 67 .

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RECREATION REPORT 66 69 .

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2012 Town Zoning Administrator s Report Single-Family Dwelling rebuild/replacement Permit Amendments Permit Information 68 71 .

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Waterbury Long-Term Community Recovery (LTCR) Steering Committee Report

Community Planning and Capacity Building Construct New Municipal Complex

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Utilization Study for 51 South Main Street

Village Police Facilities

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Economic Development Business Resource Center Waterbury Area Development Corporation (WADC)

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LTCR Director AmeriCorps VISTA The Business Case Manager Retail Market Study and Community Image Building Food Systems Development Across Roads Center for the Arts 72 75 .

Welcome Center. and Wayfinding Center for Resilient Technology and Development Waterbury Community Energy Create Sustainable Transportation System Housing and Human Services 73 76 .Energy. and Transportation Bicycle/Pedestrian System. Efficiency.

Affordable Housing Development ReBuild Waterbury Infrastructure and Flood Mitigation Emergency Power Program Flood-Proof Main Wastewater Pump Station 74 77 .

Waterbury Village Flood Study Dac Rowe Flood-Proofing and Recreation Enhancement Parks and Recreation Director of Recreation for Waterbury Parks and Recreation Master Plan Little River-Village Connector Trail Feasibility Study 75 78 .

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and Orange Counties (802) 476 4588 www.CENTRAL VERMONT ADULT BASIC EDUCATION. Washington. INC.cvabe.org Waterbury only 77 80 . ~~~Local Partnerships in Learning~~~ Serving Lamoille.

Central Vermont Community Action Council Fall 2012 Report to the Citizens of Waterbury Community Action thanks the residents of Waterbury for their generous support this year! 78 81 .

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Empowering Seniors and Caregivers Senior Helpline 1-800-642-5119 Central Vermont Council on Aging Report of Services to the Town of Waterbury October 1. 2011 September 30. 2012 80 83 .

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Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation 82 85 .

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Preliminary figures are not expected to vary significantly. 84 87 .2012 ANNUAL SERVICE REPORT TOWN OF WATERBURY December 26. 2011 to November 30. 2012 * Program Home Health Care Hospice Care Long Term Care Maternal Child Health TOTAL VISITS/CONTACTS TOTAL PATIENTS TOTAL ADMISSIONS # of Visits *Audited figures not available at the time of report submission. 2012 Twelve Month Report of CVHHH Services to the Town of Waterbury December 1.

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission 2012 ANNUAL REPORT TOWN OF WATERBURY 85 88 .

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Cross Vermont Trail Association 89 92 .

2011 June 30.FAMILY CENTER OF WASHINGTON COUNTY Waterbury Among the 174 individuals in Waterbury programs and services from July 1. 2012 were: 46 Child Care and other Resource and Referral services 28 27 families assistance paying for child care licensed and registered child care providers Provider Support services 1 6 children and 3 adults Playgroups * 6 *34 *14 * 1 adults and 8 children individuals Parent Education workshops Home Visiting community members or child care professionals Building Bright Futures Council activities 90 93 .

91 94 . birth and adopted.The mission of Good Beginnings of Central Vermont is to create a caring community which gives help to families with newborn infants. in Central Vermont.

3% +15.5% +8.769 28.741 36.205 2.619.General Public Transportation Service Total GMTA general service ridership for all regions served for FY12 was 471.0% *Routes that directly serve Waterbury Individual Transportation Services For FY12.8% New Service +5.4% +17. equaling 3.0% +16.4% Washington County Ridership Snapshot ROUTE *WATERBURY COMMUTER *ROUTE 100 COMMUTER *MONTPELIER LINK EXPRESS *PLAINFIELD HEALTH CNTR SHUTTLE CITY COMMUTER CITY MID DAY MONTPELIER CIRCULATOR MONTPELIER HOSPITAL HILL BARRE HOSPITAL HILL BARRE HOSPITAL HILL DEMAND RESPONSE HANNAFORD SHOPPING SPECIAL US 2 COMMUTER RIDERSHIP 15.766 1. an increase of 5.1% +2.730 trips and 57.034 57. GMTA provided ongoing individual service to 85 Waterbury residents.417 12.914 19.3% + 8.2% +30.977 25.215 102.122 miles driven 92 95 .542 2.5% +54.056 GROWTH 0.6% + 3.874 12.

Volunteer Driver Program Thank You Information 93 96 .

Put on your boots.GREEN UP VERMONT Annual report information . the first Saturday in May. get together with your family. invite some friends and come join us in your community to make Vermont even more GREEN! 94 97 . 2013. May 4. May 5.Green Up Day. 2012 Mark your calendars for the next Green Up Day.

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PEOPLE'S HEALTH & WELLNESS CLINIC -1229 Serving the Uninsured and Underinsured of Central Vermont WATERBURY TOWN MEETING 2013 2012 People's Health & Wellness Clinic Program Summary 99 102 .

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We have served 6 individuals from the Town of Waterbury at Project Independence in the year of 2012.000. We are currently serving five individuals in 2013 and have four other new intakes as possibilities. PI Palace Project Independence 104 101 .PROJECT INDEPENDENCE Adult Day Health Services Project Independence is asking the Town of Waterbury for $1.

RSVP AND VOLUNTEER CENTER FOR CENTRAL VERMONT AND NORTHEAST KINGDOM 102 105 .

Organizational highlights for 2012: Economic Development Leadership Downtown Designation Renewal/Municipal Support: ReBuild Waterbury (RBW) Community Cultural Programming Art in the Alley After 103 106 .

revitalizingwaterbury.Direct Support of Local Businesses Wrap it up and Win RW Board of Directors RW Staff www.org 104 107 .

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217 if you would prefer to receive this information by email.Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired Report of Services for Town of Waterbury only general@vabvi. at dagnewblais@vabvi. Development Coordinator.org or (800) 639-5861 ext. Thank you.org www. 106 109 .vabvi.org Please contact Dave Agnew-Blais.

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at www. Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program) Promoted immunizations and worked to control the spread of infectious diseases like influenza.gov/tracking. measles and pertussis (whooping cough) Launched a new online resource that brings environmental and public health data together in one place.Vermont Department of Health Town Reports Served about half of all Vermont families with pregnant women and children to age 5 with WIC (Women. Your Health Department district office 108 111 .healthvermont.

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We appreciate the consistent support that the residents of Waterbury have provided to the Diversion Program over the years and hope that the voters will approve our request for $300.00 on Town Meeting day. Thank you! David Harrington Executive Director 111 114 .

.9151 24 Hours a Day . For Information and Assistance Call 229.The Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys & Girls Club Is An Important Resource To The Residents Of Waterbury Waterbury: 4 Teens and their Families Country Roads Program 7 Teens 4 Family members Substance Abuse Treatment Teen Parent Program 6 Teens Transitional Living Program (TLP) 2 Young men Return House 39th annual 2 Community Members Community Thanksgiving Dinner 24-Hour Crisis Response Service.7 Days a Week 112 115 .

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WATERBURY AREA SENIOR CITIZENS ASSOCIATION Annual Report for Waterbury 2012 116 114 .

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Besides the parade.html Yours Truly. Visit our website at http://www. marches. and then couldn’t be stopped. It plays well known band music by Sousa. For these contributions to the Waterbury community. humble servant of the town and its premier band. Submitted by Fred Abraham for the Waterbury Community Band. January 9.org/waterbury/Waterbury%20Town%20Meeting%20National%20Anthem.blueberry-brain. carrying on the traditions of town bands across America.waterburycommunityband.org/ We are available for other events and have played many around central Vermont over the years. 2013 at the request of its president. we continue to ask annual support of $800 for the year 2013. its annual schedule includes concerts in Rusty Parker Memorial Park and the Waterbury Center Village Green. Bill Beard. and specialty numbers. Holst. benefit concerts at the Waterbury Congregational Church for the Waterbury Good Neighbor Fund and the Waterbury Food Shelf.blueberrybrain. For a video of our presentation at the 2012 Waterbury Town Meeting go to: http://www. the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center and the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin. a joint concert with the Morrisville Military Band for the Stowe Performing Arts Gazebo series. and concerts at the Manor Nursing Home in Morrisville.org/waterbury/wcband. It was established in 1992 to provide music for the July 4th parade. It is incorporated in the State of Vermont and registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit Organizations. Our playing season goes from April through December. Williams and many others.WATERBURY COMMUNITY BAND The Waterbury Community Band is dedicated to providing quality entertainment. Fred.mp4 found also at another web site belonging to Fred Abraham: http://www. 116 . show tunes.

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and to engage our community in reducing carbon emissions in Waterbury.promote energy efficiency and the use of renewable resources. Waterbury Record The 1st LEAP Solar Fest the Ice Center replaced 8 exterior parking lot pole lights Waterbury in Motion safe. active bike and pedestrian system within Waterbury 118 121 . April 13 CBMS Waterbury/Duxbury Solar Year. accessible. weatherization open house Irene flood recovery process 6th LEAP Energy Fair 7th LEAP Energy Fair Saturday. Ve help turn Waterbury into the greenest community in Vermont by 2020.

waterburyleap. Walk & Breakfast events first trail project improved and extended the trail that runs behind the Waterbury State Complex.org 119 122 . helped VTrans select a new web-based platform for the Go Vermont carpooling site development of a solar orchard community district heating system 2012-2013 Whole School Challenge local business owners financial advantages of going solar everything Thank you! Waterbury LEAP Board of Directors Chair Treasurer www.4th & 5th Waterbury Bike.

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GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 6, 2012 FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR STATE TREASURER

FOR SECRETARY OF STATE FOR US SENATOR

FOR AUDITOR OF ACCOUNTS

FOR REPRESENTATIVE TO CONGRESS

FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL

FOR GOVERNOR FOR STATE SENATOR (vote for not more than 3)

FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

FOR STATE REP. (Vote for not more than 2)

FOR HIGH BAILIFF

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