Town Meeting 2021 Open Town Officer Positions

Nicola Shipman

For this year only the procedure for getting your name on the ballot for a Town Officer position will be different.  No nominating petitions are required, due to COVID19 concerns.  ONLY a candidate CONSENT FORM needs to be submitted to the Town Clerk by January 25.  These forms can be obtained from Debra St. Peter, Town Clerk.  Please call her at 802-763-8268 x 1 or email

The Town Officer positions which are open and to be voted on by Australian Ballot are as follows:

Town Moderator – one year term

Town Clerk – three year term

Collector of Delinquent Taxes – one year term

Selectboard – three year term

Lister – three year term

1st Constable – one year term

Due to the COVID19 concerns, the following offices will also be filled by Australian Ballot:

Trustee of Public Funds – one year term remaining in three year term

Trustee of Public Funds – three year term

Trustee of Baxter Memorial Library – three year term

Trustee of the Chester Downer Fund – three year term

This year Debra St. Peter is retiring as Town Clerk.  Anyone interested in the office should contact her.  The Town Clerk is responsible for maintenance and administration of the voter checklist, presiding over elections, and  recording deeds, mortgage liens, surveys, maps, minutes of meetings, and other vital records.  The Town Clerk also issues dog licenses and marriage licenses.  This position is vital to the functioning of local government, and the Town Clerk works with other local officials, staff, and State personnel to carry out of his or her duties.