Town Officials

Except for Justices of the Peace, Town Officers are elected by ballot vote in March of each year; term lengths depend on the office and are from one to three years. Justices of the Peace are elected in November of even-numbered years for two-year terms starting February 1 of the following year.

Elected Officials




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These positions are appointed by the Board of Selectmen at a public meeting on or before April 15th of each year.


Appointed Officials


Frequently Asked Questions

What do you have of interest to genealogy researchers?

We have land and vital records beginning in approximately 1779 and continuing through present. We also have books listing veterans who served in wars going back to the war of 1812 that have proven to be most helpful.

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Who do I contact if I have questions about my property?

Contact the listers with questions about your assessment card. That card contains the record of ownership transfer, some locally issued permits, and some other information. The listers can assist you with understanding the data on the property assessment card, explain how assessments work, acreage, and buildings affected.

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Do I need a permit for a TV Antenna or dish?

Yes.

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OCT 10
Board Looks to Install Generator

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Recreation Committee Members Needed

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Primary Election Results

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AUG 27
Shaftsbury sets municipal tax rate

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