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

Are you a notary?

Yes, I am a notary. The Town Treasurer, also provides this service.

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How often are reappraisals done?

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

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How do I contact the Zoning Administrator for assistance or if I have questions?

The Zoning Administrator's office is on the 2nd floor at Cole Hall in the Town Offices. Normally, the Zoning Administrator is available Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday 9:00am - 12:00pm. Since site visits for inspections may keep the Administrator out of the office at times, it is recommended that you phone for an appointment (802) 442-4038 ext. 5 or to ask questions. The answering machine will take messages if the Zoning Administrator is unavailable when you phone.

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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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Public Notice - Property Known as Shaftsbury Hollow Cemetery - Private Cemetery: Located on Shaftsbury Holllow Rd

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VTel Wireless 4G LTE Now Available in the Shaftsbury Area

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Towns Meetings Calendar

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