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The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a regular meeting on May 1, 2017 at the special start time of 6:00 p.m. at the Emergency Services Facility (the new fire station; 54 Village Acres). As part of this meeting, at 7:30 p.m. Mike Bald of Got Weeds? will conduct a workshop on the control of wild chervil.

May 1, 2017 SB Agenda
Notice for May 1, 2017 Control of Wild Chervil Workshop

Documents of Interest:

April 27, 2017 Treasurer Financial Status Report
Old Laperle Farm Property Committee Draft VHCB Grant Application
VHCB Feasibility Grant Program
2017 ESRI ArcGIS License Renewal Quote

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Green Up Vermont! 2017 Green Up Day is coming on Saturday, May 6, 2017 will be the perfect (guaranteed) day to spend a few hours picking up litter around your neighborhood.

Once again the town will operate a drop-off site at the East Montpelier Elementary School’s teacher parking lot from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Be sure to separate recyclables/redeemables (bottles and cans) from regular trash. The always-popular green trash bags will be available at the town office building, Dudley’s Store, the Adamant Co-op, and many other locations.

Lunch will be provided for hungry litter pickers in the EMES cafeteria from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Chris Racanelli is our very able Green Up Day Coordinator. You can reach him at 225-6032.

General Green Up Day information is available at the Green Up Vermont website (off-site link): Green Up Vermont

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The Town of East Montpelier invites contractors to bid on the Murray Road Culvert Replacement Project. The culvert is located right at the Montpelier line on Murray Road. The town will hold a pre-construction bid meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017, 9:00 a.m. at the site. We recommend that all interested contractors attend the pre-bid conference. Bids will be due Monday, May 1, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at the East Montpelier Town Office.

Murray Road Culvert Project Invitation to Bid

Documents of Interest:

East Montpelier TH 47, Murray Road Bid Proposal Form
East Montpelier TH 47, Murray Road Contractor’s Bid Sheet
East Montpelier TH 47, Murray Road Final Plans
East Montpelier TH 47, Murray Road Stream Alteration Permit

Questions regarding the project and bid process should be directed to:

C. Bruce Johnson
East Montpelier Town Administrator
40 Kelton Road
PO Box 157
East Montpelier, VT 05651
(802) 223-3313 x 204
eastmontadmin@comcast.net

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At its August 1, 2016 meeting, the East Montpelier Selectboard set the property tax rates for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 as follows:

  • Resident (homestead) tax rate: 2.5509; down 0.0070 (0.27%) from last year
  • Non-resident tax rate: 2.2198; up 0.0064 (0.29%) from last year

Tax Rate FY2017 Worksheet

Tax bills were sent out in late August. If you haven’t received your property tax bill, need another copy, or have questions about payments, please contact Town Treasurer Don Welch at (802) 223-3313×207 or eastmonttr@comcast.net. If you have questions or issues that could more appropriately be handled at the state level, please contact Vermont Taxpayer Services at (802) 828-2865.

The first installment was due by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

The second installment will be due by 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2017.

Payments must be received (postmark is not sufficient) by 5:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office Building, 40 Kelton Road, on the due date.

The Town of East Montpelier now offers two programs for electronic payment of taxes: our direct debit program and a payment portal for credit & debit cards along with eChecks.

Direct Debit Tax Payments

Noble Pay Portal

2016 Grand List [December 27, 2016 Update] (a search box will appear by typing, at the same time, the “Control” & “F” keys)

2016 East Montpelier Grand List
2016 East Montpelier Tax Exempt Properties
2016 East Montpelier State-owned Properties