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The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a “special” (simply because it’s off-schedule due to Labor Day) regular meeting on Monday, September 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building.

SB Summer 2019 Meeting Schedule Notice

Documents of Interest:

Posted when available

At the October 7th meeting the Selectboard will be continuing the discussion on the potential creation of an East Montpelier Conservation Commission. Documents related to that issue can be seen below:

Revised Proposal for EM Conservation Commission
VSA Title 24 Chapter 118 Conservation Commissions

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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The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a “special” (simply because it’s off-schedule due to Labor Day) regular meeting on Monday, September 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building.

September 9, 2019 SB Agenda
September 9, 2019 SB Annotated Agenda

SB Summer 2019 Meeting Schedule Notice

Documents of Interest:

VLCT Selectboard Meetings Fall 2019 Outline
VLCT Self-Governance Initiative
2019-2020 VLCT Municipal Policy Booklet
2019 VLCT Town Fair Brochure
FY2021 Funding Request Application
FY2021 Funding Request Worksheet Preliminary
FY2020 Funding Report
Letter of Concern Regarding New Traffic Signals’ Timing
WEC Permit for 830 Factory Street
Scarborough Comments on PC Zoning Update Project

At the October 7th meeting the Selectboard will be continuing the discussion on the potential creation of an East Montpelier Conservation Commission. Documents related to that issue can be seen below:

Revised Proposal for EM Conservation Commission
VSA Title 24 Chapter 118 Conservation Commissions

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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The annual Mallory Brook Property in East Montpelier, VT Hunting and Trapping Permit Lottery is coming soon!

Permit applications are available August 30, 2019 to September 27, 2019 at the East Montpelier Town Clerk’s Office. Permit Fee of $10.00 due when request is submitted. Applicant must have valid VERMONT Hunting License when applying for Permit.

2019 Mallory Brook Lottery Notice
2019 Mallory Brook Permit Application

DRAWING DATE: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Town Clerk’s Office at 11:00 a.m. Further information available from Town Clerk’s Office, 223-3313. M-Th 9-5; F 9-Noon.

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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 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 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 to:

Jonathan DeLaBruere, Emergency Management Planner
Central VT Regional Planning Commission
29 Main Street, Suite 4
Montpelier, VT 05602
delabruere@cvregion.com

— and/or —

Bruce Johnson, Town Administrator
Town of East Montpelier
PO Box 157
East Montpelier, VT 05651
eastmontadmin@comcast.net