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The East Montpelier Development Review Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 7:00 p.m. at the town office building.

September 3, 2019 DRB Warning

Documents of Interest:

19-041 Faulkner Guion 445 Kelton Road Application
19-041 Faulkner Guion Amended Subdivision Plat
19-040 VT Country Camper 50 Packard Road Application
19-037 Morrison Ollin 720 Templeton Road Application
19-044 Ebert Granger 550 Coburn Road Application
19-044 Ebert Granger 1-ft Contours Map

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The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a regular meeting on Monday, August 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building.

August 19, 2019 SB Agenda
August 19, 2019 SB Annotated Agenda

SB Summer 2019 Meeting Schedule Notice

Documents of Interest:

Revised Proposal for EM Conservation Commission
VSA Title 24 Chapter 118 Conservation Commissions
Proposed Fairmont Dairy/VT Land Trust Conservation Project
Future Capital Projects Questionnaire
2019 EMFD Capital Plan August Revision (Unapproved)
2019 EMFD Rescue 4 Ambulance Replacement Proposal

See Draft EM Hazard Mitigation Plan for information on providing feedback on the recently approved draft plan.

See Zoning Update Project for information regarding the Planning Commission’s zoning regulations update effort.

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At its August 5, 2019 meeting, the East Montpelier Selectboard set the property tax rates for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The rates are as follows:

  • Resident (homestead) tax rate: 2.4564; down 0.0765 (3.0%) from last year
  • Non-resident (nonhomestead) tax rate: 2.2905; up 0.0306 (1.4%) from last year

FY2020 Tax Rate Worksheet

Tax bills, except for those few with special circumstances, were sent out August 14, 2019. If you haven’t received your property tax bill by the end of August, need another copy, or have questions about payments, please contact Town Treasurer Don Welch at (802) 223-3313 x 207 or 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 will be due by 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019.

The second installment will be due by 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2020.

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 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

Pay Portal

2019 Grand List (a search box will appear by typing, at the same time, the “Control” & “F” keys)

2019 East Montpelier Grand List
2019 East Montpelier Tax Exempt Properties
2019 East Montpelier State-owned Properties

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The Town of East Montpelier recently completed a draft update of its hazard mitigation plan. The draft was approved by the East Montpelier Selectboard on July 22, 2019 and submitted to Vermont Emergency Management for review on July 29, 2019. The town is soliciting comments on the draft plan.

Draft 2019 EM Hazard Mitigation Plan

Please submit any comments by August 26, 2019 to:

Jonathan DeLaBruere, Emergency Management Planner
Central VT Regional Planning Commission
29 Main Street, Suite 4
Montpelier, VT 05602

— and/or —

Bruce Johnson, Town Administrator
Town of East Montpelier
PO Box 157
East Montpelier, VT 05651