Request to Name Route 105 from Derby to Bloomfield
The Vermont Transportation Board on June 19, 2019 biginning at 6 p.m. will conduct a public hearing on a petition to name Route 105 from Derby to Bloomfield "The Lt. Col. Mark C. Biron Memorial Highway." The public hearing will be held at the Brighton Town Hall, which is located at 49 Mill Street Ext. in Island Pond, VT.
At the hearing, the Board will hear from the Petitioner as well as any member of the general public interested in the petition and potential naming. The Board also will accept comments in writing until July 19, 2019. A copy of the petition and related paperwork can be found by clicking here.
The Petition was filed by Sharon Biron, widow of Mark Biron, to honor the life achievements of her husband who in August of 2018 passed away in a plane crash near the John Boylan Airport in Island Pond. The portion of VT Route 105 that is under consideration to be named runs through the municipalities of Derby, Island Pond, Charleston, Brighton, Ferdinand, Brunswick and Bloomfield.
The hearing will be run pursuant to 19 V.S.A. Section 5(b)(1)(2) as well as the Vermont Transportation Board's rules for naming Transportation Facilities. Written comments can be mailed to the Board at 14 Baldwin Street, Montpelier, VT 05620 or by emailing the Board's Executive Secretary John Zicconi.