Welcome to the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont

Vacancies in Town Government

Shaftsbury has several current and near term vacancies in Town government. Please consider serving your town in the following capacities:
  1. Town Clerk - Judy Stratton is retiring after 35 years of service. (Thank you, Judy.) Election in March.
  2. Auditor - Bob Holmes is retiring after 11 years of service, including publishing the town report. (Thank you, Bob.) Election in March.
  3. Planning Commissioners - There are currently two openings on the planning commission. Commissioners are appointed by the Selectboard as needed.
Additionally there will be a number of openings in town government due to routine term expirations. The complete list is here.

Ballot petitions are due by 5 pm on Jan 30 for elected offices. Appointed offices require only that you send a letter of intent to town administrator David Kiernan (administrator@shaftsburyvt.gov).

Bylaws Rewrite

Shaftsbury, thanks to a State Municipal Planning Grant, has undertaken to rewrite our zoning bylaws in order to eliminate contradictions in regulations, to make the language less legalistic and easier for the average citizen to understand and to bring our land use regulations into alignment with State statutes. Public hearings on the new draft have been held by the Planning Commission and the Selectboard. The current draft entitled "Shaftsbury Land Use Regulations 20161123" has seen only minor changes during the hearing process. Citizens of Shaftsbury will vote on the new draft on March 7, 2017.

Vermont General Election Results

Election Results from TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016

cai mapping program

Shaftsbury's CAI GIS Online Mapping Program

New Bids Listed

Bid Opportunities & Requests for Proposals

Important Announcements

from Cole Hall.

Burial rates at Shaftsbury cemeteries will change on 1/1/2017

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Southshire Community Solar has announced a planned Phase II expansion of the Buck Hill project.

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PFOA Information

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Organics Collection - Now at the Transfer Station

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Towns Meetings Calendar

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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
Phone: (802) 442-4038 ext. 1
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

Monday-Friday 10:00-1:00pm
Fax: (802) 442-0955 Phone: (802) 442-4038 ext. 2
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Current Agendas

Select Board
 pdf 1-16-2017 agenda-tms.pdf
Planning Commission
 pdf PC agenda Dec 13 2016.pdf
Development Review