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Invitation to Bid

MISSISQUOI VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

[Franklin, Highgate, Swanton and Missisquoi Valley Union High Schools]

INVITATION TO BID

MISSISQUOI VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is seeking sealed bids for furnishing transportation services for students residing within the member towns of Franklin, Highgate, and Swanton, as well as students attending Missisquoi Valley Union High School who reside in the Town of Alburgh and the Town of Sheldon as needed. 

Sealed bids will be accepted at the Office of the Superintendent of the Missisquoi Valley School District, at 100 Robin Hood Drive, Suite 2, Swanton VT 05488 until 1:00pm on Friday, April 1, 2022 at which time they shall be publicly opened, read aloud and recorded for presentation to the School Board.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the bidder’s name and address on the outside.

The School Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids, in whole or in part, and to award to other than the lowest bidder if deemed to be in the best interest of the School District to do so as allowed by Vermont State Law.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, March 21, 2022 at the Office of the Superintendent, 100 Robin Hood Drive, Suite 2, Swanton, VT 05488, Phone 802-868-4967; Fax 802-868-4265.

The Missisquoi Valley School District is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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MVSD Annual Meeting: March 1, 2022

The legal voters of Missisquoi Valley School District, consisting of the towns of Franklin, Highgate, and Swanton, are hereby notified and warned to meet to transact the following business by Australian ballot in their respective polling places hereinafter named for each of the above referenced towns on March 1, 2022 at the polling places and times hereinafter listed.

Article I: To elect from the legal voters of said District the following officers:

A. A Moderator for a term of one (1) year.

B. A Clerk for a term of one (1) year.

C. A Treasurer for a term of (1) year.

D. A MVSD School Director for a term of three (3) years from Franklin.

E. A MVSD School Director for a term of three (3) years from Highgate.

F. A MVSD School Director for a term of three (3) years from Swanton.

Article II Shall the voters of the Missisquoi Valley School District approve the School Directors to expend $41,050,423 which is the amount the School Directors have determined to be necessary for the ensuing fiscal year?  It is estimated that this proposed budget, if approved, will result in education spending of $16,672 per equalized pupil.  This projected spending per equalized pupil is 9.21% higher than spending for the current year.

Article III Shall the voters of the Missisquoi Valley School District authorize the Board of Directors of the said School District to borrow money to pay the current expenditures in anticipation of taxes and to sign notes for that purpose?

Said persons and voters warned are further notified that voter qualification, registration, absentee voting, and voter procedures shall be in accordance with Chapters 43 and 51 of Title 17 VSA.

The legal voters of the School District are further notified that an information meeting will be held virtually via Zoom on February 23 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of explaining the budget items to the voters.  The link to access this virtual meeting will be posted on the MVSD Website and social media.

MVSD Budget Informational Meeting Zoom Link

 

POLLING PLACES AND TIMES

FRANKLIN – Franklin Town Hall, 5336 Main Street, Franklin; from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

HIGHGATE – Highgate Sports Arena, 243 Gore Rd, Highgate Center; from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

SWANTON – Swanton Village Municipal Complex, First & Elm Streets, Swanton; from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Dated this 20th day of January 2022.

MVSD Annual Meeting Warning, March 1, 2022