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


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

Where do we get a marriage license and how much does it cost?

If both parties are Vermont residents, you may go to the town clerk in either of your towns of residence. If just one of you is a resident, you must buy the license in that town. The cost for a license is $45.00. Certified copies are also available for a $10.0 fee.

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How often are reappraisals done?

Approximately every ten years, unless real estate values are changing rapidly.

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What is the process for sub-dividing my property?

An application for a sub-division must be submitted to the Zoning Administrator. Then, a fifteen-day warning will be published in the newspaper announcing when the Development Review Board will meet to review the application. A site plan must be submitted at this time as well as other State permits, such as wastewater and Act 250 permits. The Zoning Administrator will assist applicants in their efforts to sub-divide property.

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