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.

A note from the Treasurer
WATCH YOUR MAILBOX!


PROPERTY TAX BILLS FOR SHAFTSBURY WERE MAILED ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2014.
PAYMENT IS DUE BY NOVEMBER 10, 2014 AT 5:00 PM.
POSTMARKS DATED NOVEMBER 10 ARE CONSIDERED TO BE PAID ON TIME.


QUESTIONS? CALL THE TREASURER AT 445-3085

GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 4, 2014

Voting from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the
Shaftsbury Fire Department on Buck Hill Road
Voter registration deadline is October 29, 2014
Early voting is available by calling the Town Clerk’s Office At 802-442-4038, and requesting a ballot be sent to you, or by going into the Town Clerk’s Office and voting in the office, or taking your own ballot home, and mailing it back, or hand carry it back to the Town Clerk’s Office.

Election Sample Ballot

ABSENTEE/VOTER REGISTRATION
Absentee / Early Voter Ballots are available within 30 days of the election. If you wish to obtain an Absentee Ballot, bring the following request to the Town Clerk's at 61 Buck Hill Road or mail to PO Box 409, Shaftsbury, VT 05256. Voters may also come to the office prior to Election Day and vote in person.

Please request ballot in time to have it back by the close of polls on Election Day.

Absentee Ballot

Water Department Policy Change

The Selectboard has better defined the Water Department collection policy for past due water bills. Read the full policy here.

Ballot Language for Zoning Bylaw Changes

Voters will be asked to approve changes to the Town's zoning bylaws in the March 2015 election. Several public meetings will be held prior to the vote to explain the changes and accept citizen input. Ballot languages for the changes may be found here.

Announcements

Important Announcements from Cole Hall.

OCT 29
Veterans Committee to Meet Thursday, November 6

more info

OCT 29
Norshaft Lions host Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 7

more info

OCT 10
Board Looks to Install Generator

more info

SEP 15
New Zoning Administrator

more info

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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Election Results
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-Fri 1:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm

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

Select Board
 pdf November-3.pdf
 pdf October-13.pdf
 pdf October-20.pdf
Planning Commission
 pdf Sept-23.pdf
Development Review
 pdf August-17.pdf
 pdf October-29.pdf

Warnings

 pdf March-2014-Town-Meeting-Warning.pdf
 pdf Proposed-FY15-Budget.pdf

Latest News

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

OCT 29
Veterans Committee to Meet Thursday, November 6

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OCT 29
Norshaft Lions host Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 7

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OCT 10
Board Looks to Install Generator

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