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Button Up mini Grants from Efficiency Vermont

Button Up Day of Action - Request for Proposals: Efficiency Vermont is seeking proposals from town energy committees and other comparable community-based organizations and groups to support community-based public outreach efforts around 2016 Button Up Day of Action.  Local energy groups are encouraged to think broadly about the best ways to engage with community members around improving thermal efficiency, and are encouraged to implement community engagement activities both on and leading up to Button Up Day – scheduled for November 12, 2016.  Efficiency Vermont anticipates awarding up to 15 grants with a maximum amount of $2,500/grant.  The community mini-grants are part of a larger promotional effort that Efficiency Vermont plans to implement in the fall 2016 to promote home efficiency improvements. The deadline for submission of proposals is 5:00 p.m.,September 7, 2016but the deadline for submitting a letter of support has been extended to September 30, 2016.  For questions regarding this RFP, contact: Paul Markowitz, Program Manager at Efficiency or 802 540 7608. For more detailed information about this RFP and a grant application form, go to:

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Feasibility Study for Pownal Town Office RFP


Feasibility study for Pownal Town office


Issued by the Town of Pownal
PO Box 411
Pownal, VT, 05261
State of Vermont

Responses Due: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The Town of Pownal (the town) is seeking architects/consultants with the capacity and experience required to perform a feasibility analyses for the town municipal building project. Project will consist of review of an existing structure that would be converted into town office space. This structure would be reviewed for possible renovation requirements to meet the town municipal office facility’s needs. Individuals hired would also be called upon to provide information and guidance on learning about agencies in which the town could seek supporting funds for the renovation/construction of the structure into a municipal building. Development of the project outline must show time line with steps necessary to allow for design, approval of design and town hearings for a possible bond vote. 

The town has elected to seek assistance required to perform these task from one or more qualified architects/consultants.

The period of service for this contract(s) begins July 21, 2016 and ends January 19, 2017. The town reserves the right to extend the period of service subject to the mutual consent of the parties.

Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

Please submit your full proposals by Email, to both: and along with a mailed original and five (5) copies to Town of Pownal, PO Box 411, Pownal VT, 05261.

For Additional information visit at the town office or contact: Linda Sciarappa, Administrative Assistant to the Pownal Select board, Email  Phone: (802) 823-0132, FAX: (802) 823-0116.



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Zoning Administrator Position

Zoning Administrator: The Town of Pownal is seeking a part-time zoning administrator. The zoning administrator is the enforcing arm of the Town's zoning bylaw and issues zoning permits. This is a three (3) year appointed position. Compensation includes monthly stipend, fees from permits and zoning verifications issued, and mileage expense.

If interested, send a letter of interest to the Pownal Planning Commission. The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Pownal Town Office 467 Center Street or mail to: POB 411, Pownal, VT 05261 pr fax 802-823-0116 pr email

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