Welcome to the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont

Shaftsbury is nestled in the southwest corner of Vermont bordering Bennington and New York State. It is approximately a one hour drive from Albany, NY and Pittsfield, MA; four hours from Boston and NYC and 45 minutes to many ski resorts. Enjoy leisurely drives over dirt roads, peaceful hikes throughout our beautiful mountainsides, quiet lakes, bicycling, fall foliage, cross country skiing, snowmobiling. Take a moment to discover our rich history.

Road Work

The Road Work Schedule will be updated every Monday.

Grievance Hearing Results

Greivance Hearings were held on July 21, 2015. You can view an outline of the hearings below.

New Town Ordinance

Municipal Solid Waste Variable Rate Pricing and Hauler Registration and Reporting Ordinance

cai mapping program

Shaftsbury's CAI GIS Online Mapping Program

informationClick here to use the online mapping program.

Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance Agreement

Select Board member Mitch Race, Shaftsbury's representative on the Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance Board, presented the below information at the Select Board meeting on Monday, February 16, 2015. The alliance, made up of 13 towns across Bennington County, was formed to help municipalities better comply with Act 148, Vermont's Universal Recycling and Composting Law. One of the requirements of Act 148 is that municipalities pass an ordinance implementing Variable Rate Pricing by July 1, 2015.

New Bids Listed

Bid Opportunities & Requests for Proposals


Important Announcements from Cole Hall.

JAN 23
Are you interested in serving the Town?

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Internet/Cell Coverage in Shaftsbury

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NOV 12
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Shaftsbury

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Election Results - Now Listed!

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Annual Meeting Notice

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Highway Hotline

Report Road Conditions
774-238-7287 (7SHAFTSBU7)

Office Hours

Town Clerk's Hours
Monday 9:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm
(802) 442-4038
Fax: (802) 442-0955
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Transfer Station Hours

Station Hours:

  • Tuesday - 7:00am - 12:00pm
  • Thursday - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday - 7:00am - 4:00pm

Closed on: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Treasurer's Office Hours

Office Hours

Mon-Wed-Thurs 9:00am-1:00pm
Tuesday & Friday 11:00am-3:00pm

Fax: (802) 442-0955
(802) 445-3085
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Current Agendas

Select Board
 pdf Aug-3.pdf
Planning Commission
Development Review
 pdf July-15.pdf


 pdf March2015Warning.pdf
 pdf Proposed-FY15-Budget.pdf
 pdf march2015sample.pdf

Latest News

Stay up to date with what's happening around town.

JAN 23
Are you interested in serving the Town?

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Internet/Cell Coverage in Shaftsbury

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DEC 24
Board Turnover Highlights 2014 in Shaftsbury

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