CURRENT NOTICES

Below is list of Current Notices for the Town of Northfield, Vermont.  Please click on the links below for more information (when available).

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Town Select Board 2019 Regular Meeting Schedule

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Town Select Board (& Subcommittee) 2017 Meeting Minutes

Town Select Board (& Subcommittee) 2018 Meeting Minutes

Town Select Board (& Subcommittee) 2019 Meeting Minutes

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PROPERTY TAX REMINDER NOTICE

The first installment of Northfield's 2019 property taxes are due by or on Friday, August 16, 2019. Balance information may be obtained from the Town Treasurer's Office at 485-5421, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Interest of 1% per month will be charged to any unpaid/late balance after this date.

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NORTHFIELD LABOR DAY FESTIVITIES

This year’s Northfield Labor Day Festivities will begin on Saturday, August 31, 2019 with the 41st Annual Northfield Savings Bank Footraces. The 5k Adult race will be held at 9:30 a.m. and the 1 Mile Kids race at 10:30 a.m. The highlight of the weekend, the Northfield Labor Day Parade, will be held on Monday, September 2, 2019 starting at 10:30 a.m. This year’s theme will be Norwich University’s Bicentennial Celebration. For more information about events, activities, etc. over this holiday weekend, please click here for the official website for Northfield Labor Day.

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SPECIAL TOWN MEETING: SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

The Town of Northfield, Vermont will be holding a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, to obtain voter authorization for general obligation bonds or notes not to exceed $1,700,000 for “financing reconstruction of Union Brook Road.” Voting will be held at the Northfield Middle/High School from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office (485-5421) to request absentee/ early ballots. In addition, an informational meeting for the purpose of “explaining the subject proposed improvements and the financing thereof” will be held in the Community Room located in the Brown Public Library (93 South Main Street) on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Please click here to view the signed warning and ballot article. Please click here to view the Northfield VT voter checklist (as of 08/14/19.

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NORTHFIELD FARMERS MARKET

The first outdoor farmers market of the season was held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.  These outdoor markets will be held on the Northfield Common every Tuesday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. through October 8, 2019. If you would like more information or are interested in becoming a vendor, please click here for the official website for Northfield Farmers Market.

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UPDATED TOWN PLAN INPUT

The Planning Commission is currently seeking public feedback regarding proposed revisions to the Northfield Town Plan. The current working draft of the Town Plan can be downloaded at the link below. Please review the draft plan and send any comments or questions to the Commission’s email address [npc@northfield.vt.us].

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sKYzLY970LsOW8VADdQolTh75xuOpRGO/view?usp=sharing

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DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD VACANCY

The Town of Northfield is accepting letters of interest for a vacant position on its Development Review Board (DRB) The DRB is responsible for evaluating applications for development review including site plans, subdivisions, variances, and conditional use. The DRB also hears appeals of decisions made by the Zoning Administrator. Letters of interest will be accepted until the position is filled and should be mailed or delivered to: Jeff Schulz, Town Manager,  c/o Municipal Building, 51 South Main Street, Northfield, VT 05663

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PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY

The Northfield Planning Commission currently has a vacancy and is seeking a new member for appointment. The position requires a commitment to attending at least one monthly evening meeting and participation in the work of the Commission. The Planning Commission is responsible for drafting the Northfield Town Plan and Zoning Bylaws, and other duties related to land use planning. To be considered for appointment, please submit a letter of interest, including a summary of any relevant background, to the Commission. Application materials may be emailed, mailed, or hand delivered to: Laura Hill-Eubanks, Chair, Northfield Planning Commission, Municipal Building, 51 South Main Street, Northfield, Vermont 05663 npc@northfield.vt.us

To learn more about the Planning Commission, please visit:  http://www.northfield-vt.gov/text/Planning_Commission.htm

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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS

The Mountain Alliance & Casella Waste Management, Inc. will be holding four (4) Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events during 2019.  The first collection was held in Randolph on April 20 and the second in Northfield on July 27.  The third collection will be in Randolph on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The fourth and final collection will be in Northfield on Saturday, November 2, 2019.  The events are only for residents of Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield, and Northfield.  Please click here for more information.

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FIREWORKS PERMIT APPLICATIONS

Northfield residents planning to hold a fireworks display should be aware that a revised fireworks permit form has been adopted by the Select Board.  Please click here for the form.  Please note the permit application has to be submitted to the Town Manager at least fifteen (15) days prior to the event.  Should you have any questions, please contact Town Manager Jeff Schulz at 485-9822 or at  jschulz@northfield.vt.us

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ADA NON-COMPLIANCE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

The Town of Northfield has adopted policies that affirm its compliance with  the  Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"). Please click here to view the  full text of the ADA Grievance Procedure.

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BURN PERMIT CONTACT INFORMATION

Burn Permits are required in the Town of Northfield.  Contact a Fire  Warden before you burn.  Call Fire Warden Brian Elwell at 485-9036 or Assistant  Fire Warden Titus Soble at 793-9030.

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Planning Commission Meeting: Monday, August 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Northfield Energy Committee Meeting: Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Conservation Commission Meeting: Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

Development Review Board Meeting: Thursday, August 22, 2019  CANCELLED

Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

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Recreation Committee Meeting: Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 6:00 p.m.

Northfield Energy Committee Meeting: Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Utility Commissions Joint Meeting: Monday, September 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Planning Commission Meeting: Monday, September 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Northfield Energy Committee Meeting: Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Conservation Commission Meeting: Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Development Review Board Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

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Recreation Committee Meeting: Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 6:00 p.m.

Northfield Energy Committee Meeting: Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Utility Commissions Joint Meeting: Monday, October 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Northfield Energy Committee Meeting: Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Conservation Commission Meeting: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

Planning Commission Meeting: Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Development Review Board Meeting: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m.