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Stormwater utility budget approved

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Selectboard members unanimously approved the budget for a new stormwater utility last Tuesday, increasing the annual fund from about $542,000 to nearly $875,000. The utility will charge a yearly fee based on the amount of impervious surface homeowners have on their land. The old system determined payments based on assessed property value. All single-family residential…

Town presents plan for stormwater utility

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A year and a half after the formation of the citizen-based Stormwater Advisory Committee, town officials presented plans for a new stormwater utility at the Colchester Selectboard meeting last Tuesday. The proposal would charge a flat annual fee of $52.39 to all single-family residential properties with no more than three dwellings and less than one…