Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Town of Richmond that a Town Caucus will be held at Richmond Town Hall  on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 6 p.m. to nominate candidates for the town offices to be voted for at the election to be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.  Town Supervisors up for election are Richard Berquist and David Naser.  These offices are for a term of 2 years.

Town of Richmond Sanitary District

Sanitary District Meeting is Dec. 11, 2019 at 6 p.m.. at Town Hall.1.  Call to Orer; 2.  Roll Call; 3.  Treasurer report; Public Input; 4.  Unfinished and New Business.

     1.  Contract with Mead and Hunt.  2.  Update on funding options and deadlines.    3  Maintenance Update on Facility.

4  Vote on Increasing monthly sewer rates..  5.  Accepting bids for lawn mowing contracts to include treating foar weeds as an option on bid.

A.  Bills Payable; B.  Agenda for February meeting; C.  Announcements an adjourn

Timeline for Construction of Auto Transfer Facility

Representatives from Canadian National Railroad announced the following construction timeline at the Town of Richmond board meeting on November 14, 2019

NOVEMBER       18-22:  Erosion control measures put in place;    14-22:  Approximately 30 pieces of construction machinery and equpment brought to site.

DECEMBER       2-20:  construction of phase–grading of site.  Work will be performed on a “24/5″basis–from 6 a.m. on Mondays to 6 a.m. on Saturdays.  Portable lights will be used at night.  Nearby residents should expect a fair amout of construction noise during this phase-primarily from bulldozers and other earth-moving equipment.

SPRING,2020: (After ground thaws):  Construction of site will reume.

OCTOBER 31, 2020:  Completion of construction

JULY1, 2021:  Operation of the Auto Transfer Facility will commence.  

The Town Board is currently negotiating with representatives of Canadian National to minimize as much as possible the potential negative consequences of the operation for nearby residents–including noise, lighting, traffic routing, etc.  Please direct any questions to a town board member.

Final Population Estimate

The Final Estimate of population for Jan. 1, 2019 is 3,718.  Approximately 2, 584 are of voting age.