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N. Clarendon, VT 05759
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The Town of Clarendon, Vermont

Welcome to Clarendon!

Welcome to the official Town of Clarendon, Vermont website. where we keep residents and visitors up to date on town government and activities.

Here you will find town notices, meeting minutes, town forms and documents, and more.

Here is Clarendon’s Declaration of Inclusion that was adopted by the Select Board on May 23, 2022.          Declaration of Inclusion

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Town Notices and Announcements

Clarendon Part-Time Highway Dept. Position Open

Part-Time Highway Dept. position Town of Clarendon, VT Part-Time Highway Dept. Position Open September 7, 2023  \The Town of Clarendon is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Highway Department part-time, with the potential to become full-time. Duties include but are not limited to: snow plowing, grading, ditching, road repair, roadside mowing, tree trimming, equipment maintenance, etc. Basic mechanical knowledge and equipment operating experience preferred. Applicants must have a current and valid driver’s license, be able to meet the physical demands of the job, and pass preemployment/random drug testing. A CDL is preferred but not required. Candidates may be required to attend certain job trainings to enhance their skills. Applicants should have a positive can-do attitude and be a team player. Compensation is hourly and commensurate with experience. If interested in this position, please submit a brief letter of interest and resume to: clarendonadmasst@comcast.net OR Town of...

Board of Zoning meeting Monday October 2, 2023

TOWN OF CLARENDON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS The Clarendon Board of Zoning Adjustment will conduct two Public Hearings on October 2, 2023 at the Clarendon Town Offices, the first commencing at 6:30PM, the second at the conclusion of the first. Timothy and Zerrita Colvin, 71 Cobb Lane - request for variance, waiver or interpretation of CZR to allow construction of home using existing footprint on non-conforming lot;   Travis Corey, 3085 Middle Road - request for variance of waiver to allow construction of garage without required sideline setback. At the conclusion of the hearings the Board may go into executive session to deliberate the requests. Clarendon BZA R.B. Spencer, Chair

Town of Clarendon Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2024

FY 2024 tax rate  Tax bills were mailed out on Wednesday, September 6th and are due Saturday, October 14th. The treasurer will have office hours Monday, October 2nd thru Friday, October 6th 10-4 and Monday, October 9th thru Saturday, October 14th 10-4.

Kingsley Bridge Closure Update

UPDATE to the Kingsley Bridge project Town of Clarendon 2023 0714 ALPINE CONSTRUCTION, LLC 10 Broad Street • Schuylerville, NY 12871 Phone (518) 695-6739 • Facsimile (518) 695-6824 July 14, 2023 To:Katie Nop Town of Clarendon Administrative Assistant 279 Middle Road Clarendon, VT 05759 Re: Clarendon BO 1443(55) July 9-10 Flooding Katie Mike Klopchin visited the project site on Thursday, and I reviewed with him the status of the work. In short, the extreme flooding over last weekend damaged some of the temporary steel shoring. There was no impact to the Kingsley Covered Bridge. The shoring must be removed and structures repaired to proceed. We expect this to have an impact on the overall project schedule. At this time, we do not know the extent of the impact but will keep you informed as things progress. Let me know if you or any of the town officials have any additional questions. You can contact me at office (518) 695-6739 or cell phone (518) 312-6511. Sincerely, John Conley  ...

Clarendon Neighborhood Watch Program

Next meeting is at 7:00PM on Wednesday, October 25, 2023  at the Community Hall. For more info, contact Artie Hetzel 802-236-0061 or Patty Bartlett 802-342-0434.  

Clarendon Lister position opening

TOWN OF CLARENDON March 14, 2023 Elected Official Vacancy (Clarendon Residents only): LISTER: The Town of Clarendon Select Board is seeking a candidate to fill a Lister vacancy. Listers are responsible for updating/maintaining the Grand List. A solid knowledge of the real estate market is key to perform this duty. A general understanding of basic computer skills is preferred. The Lister position is an elected position, but because there was a resignation, the Board will appoint someone to this vacancy. Then in March of 2024, the appointed Lister will have to run in the election. The term would expire 3/26. Office hours are limited. Pay is hourly and commensurate with experience. For more information, contact: Katie (Admin Assistant)- clarendonadmasst@comcast.net, 802-775-4274 ext. 3 OR Bob Underhill (Lister)- clarendonlisters@comast.net, 802-775-4274 ext. 4 If interested in this position, please send a letter of interest to Katie by email, mail, or drop off at Town Hall. The Select...

Clarendon open positions available

TOWN OF CLARENDON       appointed vacancies posting ’23
The Clarendon Select Board is looking for interested candidates to appoint to the following committees/positions:
Rec Committee    1 Vacancy                                                                 Term Expires  3/24
Community Center Board Town Representatives 1 vacancy               Term Expires  3/24
Planning Commission 1 vacancy                                                         Term Expires  4/26
Zoning Board of Adjustment 2 vacancies                                              Terms expire 3/24 & 3/25
Rutland Regional Planning Commission Alternate vacancy                Term expires 6/23
If you’re interested in serving on any of these committees, please send a letter of interest with contact info to the Select Board’s administrative assistant at clarendonadmasst@comcast.net.
Any questions please contact the Select Board at clarendonadmasst@comcast.net or 802-775-4274 ext. 3.

Clarendon Fireworks Permitting Process

INDEPENDENCE DAY/WEEKEND FIREWORKS PERMIT REQUESTS: To comply with 20 V.S.A. §3132: Application for permits shall be made to the chief of the fire department, or in municipalities with no fire department, the select board, in writing, at least 15 days in advance of the date of the display. After the permit has been granted, sales, possessions, use, and distribution of fireworks for the display shall be lawful for that purpose only. No permit granted under this section shall be transferable. Permit requests should be in writing and submitted via email to clarendonadmasst@comcast.net.  Any questions regarding this process, please contact Katie at 802-775-4274 ext.3, or clarendonadmasst@comcast.net. Please see attached permit, to review the conditions. Fireworks Permit application FIREWORKS PERMITTING PROCESS According to 20 V.S.A. §3132:   Application for permits shall be made to the chief of the fire department, or in municipalities with no fire department, the select board, in...

Dog Registrations due

Clarendon Dog Registrations are now due. Dog registrations are due every year by April 1st. All dogs six months of age must be licensed annually and a current rabies certificate must be provided at the time of licensing. The fees are: Spayed Females and Neutered Males: $13.00; Females and Males Intact: $17.00. The late fees added after April 1st are: Spayed Females and Neutered Males: $3.00; Females and Males Intact: $5.00. The Town Clerk hours are Monday through Thursday 10am - 4pm. If you cannot come to the office, you may send the rabies certificate, a check payable to 'Town of Clarendon' and a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Clarendon Town Clerk, PO Box 30, Clarendon VT 05759. To remove the name of a previously licensed dog, please call 775-4274 ext. 1.

Clarendon Cemetery rules

RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE CEMETERIES OF CLARENDON, VT For the mutual protection of the lot owners and the cemeteries as a whole, the following rules and regulations have been adopted by the Clarendon Selectboard and pertain to all lot owners and visitors within the cemeteries.  All lots shall be subject to said rules and regulations and, subject further to such other rules and regulations, amendments or alterations as adopted by the Clarendon Selectboard from time to time.  For the purpose of these rules and regulations, the term Clarendon Cemeteries pertains to those cemeteries under the control of the Town of Clarendon Selectboard being Clarendon Flats, West Clarendon, Spafford and Old Marsh. SECTION I.  DEFINITIONS  *    Cemetery.  A "cemetery" is town lands set aside and intended to be             used for the burial or permanent disposition of the remains of the human dead in a grave, mausoleum, a columbarium, a vault or other receptacle. 18 V.S.A. 5302 *    Lot.  The term...