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 2020 Regular Meeting Schedule

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Town Select Board (& Subcommittee) 2018 Meeting Minutes

Town Select Board (& Subcommittee) 2019 Meeting Minutes

Town Select Board (& Subcommittee) 2020 Meeting Minutes

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TOWN OF NORTHFIELD, VERMONT

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

The Town of Northfield, Vermont (population 6,100) is seeking to hire an Economic Development Director to support local businesses in their sustainability, growth, and expansion; to build a network within the State and region to attract potential employers and residents to Northfield; and to support the town’s vision for housing and other key development priorities.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge and work experience with municipal zoning and infrastructure, planning programs and processes, economic development tools and programs, and a proven successful record in economic development leadership roles. In addition, that person shall be a capable public speaker, communicate effectively with groups and individuals, engineers, architects, developers, businesses, and the general public, and capable of establishing working relationships and networks with developers, community organizations, and business professionals.
This is a part-time position at twenty-four (24) hours per week. The salary is negotiable based upon experience. A complete job description is available here. To apply, email cover letter and resume to jschulz@northfield.vt.us or mail to: Northfield Town Manager, 51 South Main Street, Northfield, VT 05663. The Town is accepting applications through Tuesday, July 21, 2020, or until such time that the position is filled. The Town of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer.

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VERMONT PRIMARY ELECTION 2020
ABSENTEE BALLOTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

In-person voting will take place at the Northfield Middle/High School on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Should you decide to come to the polls to vote, please, please wear a mask! Things are a little different due to COVID-19. The State of Vermont did a mass mailing of postcards so voters could request an absentee ballot through the mail. All you need to do is fill it out, return to the Town Clerk’s office, and a ballot will be mailed to you. You also can vote absentee in the office or pick up a ballot (your own only). We highly recommend that we mail you a ballot to minimize public contact at the school. If you have any questions or to request a ballot, call Town Clerk Kim Pedley or Assistant Town Clerk Janel Doney at 485-5421. Thank you and please stay well and stay safe!  Please click here to view sample ballots.

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TOWN OF NORTHFIELD, VERMONT
COVID-19 UPDATE (06/08/20)

Please click here for updated information from Northfield Select Board Chair K. David Maxwell regarding recent local municipal actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as recognition of those who have made special efforts during these difficult times.

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TOWN OF NORTHFIELD, VERMONT
MUNICIPAL BUILDING PUBLIC ACCESS

The Northfield Municipal Building partially reopened to the public on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Persons exhibiting symptoms of respiratory illness will not be allowed in the building and all visitors are required to wear masks while in the building.  The municipal offices will be limited to no more than six (6) visitors in the building at one time. We also ask that those planning to visit the Lister's Office (485-9825) or the Zoning Administrator (485-9824) call ahead for an appointment.  The Town vault and records will be open to the public/researchers by appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please call the Town Clerk's Office at 485-5421 for an appointment.

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VERMONT HEALTH DEPARTMENT
COVID-19 INFORMATION UPDATES

Please click here to access the Vermont Health Department's webpage with up-to-date information on COVID-19.

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NORTHFIELD MUTUAL AID TASK FORCE

The Northfield Mutual Aid Task Force has formed to link local people with COVID-19 information and/or resources with those who need assistance.  They also are looking for volunteers to assist with this effort.  Please click here for their contact information.

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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION

The Mountain Alliance and Casella Waste Management will be holding their next HHW Collection event on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. behind the Northfield Fire Station (128 Wall Street).  Please click here for additional information and for a listing of items that will and will not be accepted at the event.  The collection is for residents of Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield, and Northfield.

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NORTHFIELD FARMERS MARKET

The Northfield Farmers Market will reopen on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  Outdoor markets will be held on the Common from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. every Tuesday afternoon with modifications in order to be in compliance with state health guidelines.  Please click here for additional information.

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NORTHFIELD TRANSFER STATION

The Northfield Transfer Station will remain open during its regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Please click here for additional information from All Clean Waste Systems owner Eric Davis regarding additional operating hours for at-risk customers and new precautions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RANDOLPH STUMP DUMP NOW OPEN

The Mountain Alliance will be operating a free drop-off location for yard debris Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. starting May 2, 2020 and ending November 7, 2020.  The location is the closed landfill in Randolph (250 Landfill Road). The stump dump is only available for residents for Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield, and Northfield.  Please click here for addition 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. If you have any questions, contact Town Manager Jeff Schulz at jschulz@northfield.vt.us or at 485-9822.

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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.  Please call Fire Warden Brian Elwell at 485-9036 or Assistant  Fire Warden Titus Soble at 793-9030.

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Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all the regularly-scheduled meetings listed below are subject to cancellation at short notice.

Recreation Committee Meeting: Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Highway Subcommittee Meeting: Wednesday, July 8, 8:00 a.m.

Board of Listers Grievance Hearings: Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 5:00 p.m.

Economic Development Subcommittee Meeting: Wednesday, July 8, 6:00 p.m.

Town Select Board Special Meeting: Wednesday, July 8, 7:00 p.m.

Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

Conservation Commission Meeting: Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Planning Commission Meeting: Monday, July 20, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

Northfield Energy Committee Meeting: Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Development Review Board Meeting: Thursday, July 23, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 7:00 p.m.