Welcome to the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont
Shaftsbury is nestled in the southwest corner of Vermont bordering Bennington and New York State. It is approximately a one hour drive from Albany, NY and Pittsfield, MA; four hours from Boston and NYC and 45 minutes to many ski resorts. Enjoy leisurely drives over dirt roads, peaceful hikes throughout our beautiful mountainsides, quiet lakes, bicycling, fall foliage, cross country skiing, snowmobiling. Take a moment to discover our rich history.
A note from the Treasurer
WATCH YOUR MAILBOX!
PROPERTY TAX BILLS FOR SHAFTSBURY WERE MAILED ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2014.
PAYMENT IS DUE BY NOVEMBER 10, 2014 AT 5:00 PM.
POSTMARKS DATED NOVEMBER 10 ARE CONSIDERED TO BE PAID ON TIME.
QUESTIONS? CALL THE TREASURER AT 445-3085
GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 4, 2014
Voting from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the
Shaftsbury Fire Department on Buck Hill Road
Voter registration deadline is October 29, 2014
Early voting is available by calling the Town Clerk’s Office At 802-442-4038, and requesting a ballot be sent to you, or by going into the Town Clerk’s Office and voting in the office, or taking your own ballot home, and mailing it back, or hand carry it back to the Town Clerk’s Office.
Election Sample Ballot
Absentee / Early Voter Ballots are available within 30 days of the election. If you wish to obtain an Absentee Ballot, bring the following request to the Town Clerk's at 61 Buck Hill Road or mail to PO Box 409, Shaftsbury, VT 05256. Voters may also come to the office prior to Election Day and vote in person.
Please request ballot in time to have it back by the close of polls on Election Day.
Water Department Policy Change
The Selectboard has better defined the Water Department collection policy for past due water bills. Read the full policy here
Ballot Language for Zoning Bylaw Changes
Voters will be asked to approve changes to the Town's zoning bylaws in the March 2015 election. Several public meetings will be held prior to the vote to explain the changes and accept citizen input. Ballot languages for the changes may be found here