The VASA contract comes as Pownal is preparing for an Oct. 13 special town meeting vote on an ATV ordinance passed by the board in July, which would open most town roads to ATV use, although use is restricted primarily to residents on a number of roads. Trails group urges completion of road diet study; Township Board supports four-lane design, Autumn hikes pass through Galien River County Park, Community Forum to focus on 1918 flu pandemic, New Buffalo volleyball team wins district title on home floor, Bridgman battles back to tame Lions in 8-man football finale, River Valley volleyball team triumphs over Titans in district semifinal, Acorn celebrates fall with final outdoor music fest of 2020, Watervliet beats Bridgman in Division 3 district volleyball semifinal, Berrien County Health Department asks residents to help slow spread of COVID-19, River Valley Schools go to virtual learning after COVID-19 causes staff shortage, Rotary Club of Harbor Country organizes Civility Project. Determining the need for a traffic signal at Grand Beach Road.". The organization has revenue from providing the trail access decals and other sources to thousands of riders. Don't Threaten. Be Proactive. The ordinance prompted significant opposition to opening multiple town roads to ATVs and is headed for a townwide vote forced by a referendum petition that gathered 345 voter signatures and was submitted in August. Be Nice. Comprising five iconic brands - Country Road, Mimco, Trenery, Witchery and Politix - be it modern Australian designs, urban sophistication or accessories with a quirk, each brand has its own inspiring story to tell.

Hale told the Select Board that if riders are doing something that is “clearly illegal,” such as gathering for drinking parties in wooded areas or violating traffic laws, residents should call the sheriffs or state police for a law enforcement response. “We have had to step it up a lot,” he said of education and other VASA programs, in part because of an increase in the number of town roads being opened in Vermont for ATV use. Bennington County is just beginning local education efforts, he said, and should be in line for “a bigger share of the [funding] pie” next year. A design-led portfolio of premium brands, providing everything for a modern lifestyle.

Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.. Cloudy with occasional showers overnight. Education, he said, “is going to be a process. Concerning ATVs being used illegally on roads or highways, Howard said that is primarily an issue for cruiser patrols, but the side-by-side, which will normally be based at the Sheriff’s Department facility in Bennington, can assist in addressing problem areas. or anything. 12.". Email [email protected] accounts, the history behind an article. David Jones and the Country Road Group have admitted underpaying staff by $3.7 million, blaming errors in their rostering and payroll systems. He said MDOT has corrected the issues, with cones blocking off the empty lane on the lake side and digital signs at both ends. You have permission to edit this article.

Gary Wood and J.B. Hoyt, both founding members of Friends of Berrien County Trails, talked about the situation near the spot where four lanes in the City of New Buffalo become three in the township on July 3.

A leading opponent of the current ATV ordinance, Jim Kocsis, said this week that he welcomes the VASA program as a good first step in addressing complaints, but only if the ordinance is overturned at the polls, leaving just the current handful of town roads open to ATV riders.