Town Manager

Request for Proposal (RFP) for NRCS Emergency Watershed Protection Program: Third-Party Engineering Services for the Town of Hardwick

The Town of Hardwick, VT, in collaboration with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is seeking proposals from qualified engineering firms to provide third-party engineering services for three projects on privately owned property under the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program. The selected firm will assist in the assessment, design, and implementation of erosion control and flood mitigation measures in three designated watershed areas affected by the July 2023 flooding.

Click here for the complete RFP.

Hydrant Flushing Week of April 22-26, 2024

The Town of Hardwick Public Works Department will be conducting hydrant flushing during the week of April 22-26. Flushing will begin at North Main Street. All hydrants in the Village will be flushed. If you experience dirty water, please let your faucets run until the water clears. If you have any concerns, please contact the Town Manager’s office at 472-6120.

Hardwick Conservation Commission Seeks Members

The Hardwick Conservation Commission (HCC) seeks two members to join their team. The mission of the HCC is to establish community responsibility for Hardwick’s natural resources.

The Hardwick Conservation Commission’s work is to conserve and protect natural resources in the Town, to educate folks about our natural resources, and to provide activities to enjoy and value our natural surroundings. 

The HCC meets on the second Monday of each month from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Hardwick Memorial Building. Feel free to attend a meeting to see what it’s like before you decide. If you are interested in joining the HCC, please send a brief letter of interest addressed to the Hardwick Select Board. Email to or drop off at the Town Manager’s office located at 20 Church Street in Hardwick.

Currently, the HCC is ready to present Hardwick’s first Natural Resources Inventory to the public March 23 at 2:00 at the Memorial Building and is sponsoring a Learn About Tracking event at the Hardwick Trails from 10-12 on March 30. The HCC will also offer tree seedlings by donation and have lots of free information, as well as sponsor a float, at Hardwick’s Spring Festival. Other events are in the planning stage.

Energy Committee Collaboration Event

The Hardwick Energy Committee is working with Greensboro, Craftsbury, Albany, Glover, and Stannard on an energy education initiative to address energy needs in our homes in the region.

As part of this effort, the Greensboro Free Library is hosting a FREE, hands-on workshop presented by VEEP (Vermont Energy Education Program) on February 3 at 2 P.M. at the Greensboro Free Library.

This is an opportunity for adults to learn the science of heat transfer and how this relates to their homes. A specialist from the community will be available to answer questions following the program. 

The program is limited to 20 participants. Please call the Greensboro Free Library at (802) 533-2531 to register. Registration closes on Saturday, January 27.