Town of Hardwick Seeks Board Member for newly formed CUD


The Hardwick Select Board is now accepting letters of interest for an open position on the newly formed NEK Community Broadband Communications Union District. (CUD) Applicants should be passionate about broadband and have the desire to equitably deliver service across our region, have a basic understanding of the Internet and how it works, and have a desire to engage actively within the community around the Broadband efforts. Applicants must be Hardwick residents.

The candidate will be expected to meet on a monthly basis with other Board members and act as the primary liaison between town leadership, Select Boards, residents and the CUD. Duties included, but not limited to: reviewing feasibility studies, providing feedback on proposals and grant applications, and updating the public at Town meeting or other public hearings. Letters may include the applicant’s background information, as well as a description of why the applicant wishes to be appointed to the CUD.

Interested parties may send a letter or email to the Hardwick Town Manager, Shaun Fielder, at shaun.fielder@hardwickvt.gov or mail to P.O. Box 523, Hardwick VT 05843.  Letters are due by Friday, March 27, 2020.  Applicants should plan to attend the Thursday, April 2, 2020 Select Board Meeting.