Governor signs a slew of bills

first_imgVermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today announced actions on the following bills, passed by the Legislature.On June 15, Governor Scott signed bills of the following titles:H.554, An act relating to approval of the dissolution of the Village of Perkinsville and the merger of the Village with the Town of WeathersfieldH.643, An act relating to banking and insuranceH.793, An act relating to the powers and duties of the Auditor of AccountsH.947, An act relating to temporary municipal tax rate provisions in response to COVID-19H.948, An act relating to temporary municipal proceedings provisions in response to the COVID-19 outbreakH.950, An act relating to allowing remote witnesses for advance directives for a limited timeH.951, An act relating to the municipal emergency statewide education property tax borrowing programH.953, An act relating to fiscal year 2020 supplemental budget adjustmentsS.255, An act relating to captive insurance (Click here to read story)S.283, An act relating to the Town of Hartford’s tax increment financing districtS.343, An act relating to delaying special education changes due to the COVID-19 state of emergencyS.345, An act relating to temporary municipal provisions in response to the COVID-19 outbreakS.347, An act relating to suspension of time frames for civil license suspension hearings for certain DUI offensesSource: Montpelier, Vt. – Governor 6.15.2020last_img read more

Update: No Fire Found at LTV, Chief Says

first_imgMembers of the East Hampton Fire Department investigated a smoke condition at LTV Studios in Wainscott on Thursday. Independent/Michael HellerUpdate, 7 p.m.:  While smoke was reported in the building at LTV in Wainscott, firefighters found what East Hampton Fire Chief Gerard Turza Jr. described as a “a light haze” in one of the rooms and no specific cause.“It wasn’t really smoke. It was of an undetermined origin and it dissipated fairly quickly,” he said, adding that it had no smell. “It was almost like a fog.”Firefighters checked the equipment at the public access television studio and found no electrical problems, he said. They checked the electrical systems, the hydraulic elevator and the air handler, but found nothing wrong. “There were no errant heat sources,” the chief added.“We went over the building top to bottom and weren’t able to come up with anything,” Turza said.While firefighters checked everything inside the building, firefighters outside still set up in case, including laying hose and connecting to a hydrant. “We weren’t taking any chances,” he said.Firefighters were prepared, but found no smoke or fire, just a light haze. Independent/Michael HellerOriginally, 5:10 p.m.: East Hampton firefighters are investigating a smoke condition inside LTV, the public access television studio, in Wainscott Thursday afternoon.The East Hampton Fire Department first received an automatic fire alarm from the first floor of the building, located at 75 Industrial Road. With smoking apparently soon discovered, engines and more personnel were requested at 4:28 p.m.Firefighters were on the roof, checking mechanical units.The East Hampton Village Ambulance Association responded, along with a rehab unit from the Bridgehampton Fire Department.This article will be updated with more information when it becomes [email protected] Sharelast_img read more

No. 17 UWF Finishes Regular Season at Palisades Classic

first_img Ryan Black (Photo by Ron Besser) CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In the final regular season tournament of 2009, the No. 17 West Florida men’s golf team tied for sixth place at the Palisades Collegiate Classic hosted by Charlotte on Tuesday.  Sophomore Kyle Scott (Edenvale, South Africa/Edenglen HS) led the way, finishing seven under par and tied for fourth place overall.Scott was seven under after the first day, and he finished the third and final round at even part to finish at 209 (68-69-72).  Freshman Ryan Black (Port St. Lucie, Fla./Lincoln Park Academy) posted the top final round with a 71 to finish tied for 10th (74-67-71=212).Freshman Rafael Rodriguez Larreta (Montevideo, Uruguay/Pocitos Day School) tied for 53rd (72-76-79=227) and freshman Carlos Rodriguez (Cali, Colombia/Austin Peay/Pendleton School) tied for 67th (75-78-78=231).  Sophomore Otto Bonning (Skanor, Sweden/Sundsgymnasiet) had his best round on Tuesday, carding a 75 to finish tied for 70th (80-77-75=232).Virginia Commonwealth held on to take the team title, shooting 836 (282-270-284) to defeat Louisville by seven strokes (290-267-286=843).  Marquette’s Mike Van Sickle claimed medalist honors at 16 under par (69-65-66=200).The Argonauts will head to the Gulf South Conference Championships next week on April 20-21, looking for their 10th GSC title and fourth in a row.  For information on all UWF Athletics, visit RESULTS1 VCU                           282 270 284 836 -282 Louisville, U. of             290 267 286 843 -213 Marquette University          283 284 291 858 -64 Old Dominion Univ.            294 278 296 868 +45 Belmont Abbey Coll.           292 285 296 873 +9T6 West Florida, U. of          289 289 296 874 +10T6 Francis Marion U.            293 291 290 874 +10T8 Charlotte                    296 291 290 877 +13T8 Longwood University          296 295 286 877 +1310 Richmond, Univ. of           301 286 299 886 +2211 Kennesaw St. Univ.           298 292 298 888 +2412 Davidson College             296 296 301 893 +2913 Winthrop University          307 296 292 895 +3114 Nebraska, U. of              298 301 298 897 +3315 Elon University              298 306 295 899 +35T4 Kyle Scott                   68 69 72 209 -7T10 Ryan Black                  74 67 71 212 -4T53 Rafael Rodriguez Larreta    72 76 79 227 +11T67 Carlos Rodriguez            75 78 78 231 +15T70 Otto Bonning                80 77 75 232 +16Print Friendly Version Sharecenter_img No. 17 UWF Finishes Regular Season at Palisades Classiclast_img read more