Below is list of Current Notices for the Town of Northfield, Vermont. Please click on the links below for more information (when available.
The following seats will be voted upon at the March 2018 Town Meeting. Petitions are available at the Town Clerk’s Office.
Town Select Board (3):
3-year seat; 2-year seat; 1 year remainder of a 3-year seat
Library Trustees (3): two 3-year seats; 2 year remainder of a 3-year seat
Listers (3): 3-year seat; 2 year remainder of a 3-year seat; 1 year remainder of 3-year seat
Town Clerk: 3-year seat
Grand Juror: 1-year seat
Town Agent: 1-year seat
Petitions with the signatures of thirty (30) registered Northfield voters are due back to the Town Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018.
Northfield Awarded $14,000 State Planning Grant.
The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has awarded $14,000 in state Municipal Planning Grant funds to Northfield to be used for consultation support for the 2019 Northfield Town Plan update. The consultant will work with the Northfield Planning Commission to update the Town Plan and facilitate broad public participation, focusing on revitalization of the historic village centers and meeting the state goals of reduction in fossil fuel use and prevention of forest fragmentation. Please click here for additional information.
Northfield Electric Department (NED) customers will see a revised Energy Efficiency Charge (EEC) in 2018 starting with their February 2018 bills. Please click here for more information.
NOTICE PURSUANT TO 24 V.S.A. 1061 TO THE LEGAL VOTERS OF THE TOWN OF NORTHFIELD FOR PROPOSED CONVEYANCE OF REAL ESTATE
The Town of Northfield Select Board plans to convey an easement on the 4.5+/- acre property on Water Street owned by the Town and bordered on the north by 347 Water Street, on the south by 491 Water Street, on the east by the Dog River. The property consists of seven parcels acquired by the Town of Northfield through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program: 355, 389, 405, 435, 449, 465, and 483 Water Street. The easement will be transferred to the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB), for the purpose of ensuring proper management of the parcel for conservation and public access, in recognition of the VHCB’s invaluable contribution to property acquisitions across the state in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene. A copy of the proposed easement may be inspected in the Town office (or click here). Individuals with questions may contact Jeff Schulz, Town Manager, at 802-485-6121. This notice is posted in three public places within Northfield, including the Town Clerk's office, and it will be published in at least one newspaper of general circulation no less than thirty days prior to the date of conveyance. If a petition signed by five percent of the legal voters of the Town objecting to the conveyance is presented to the Town Clerk within thirty days of the date of this posting or the date of the publication, whichever is later, the Select Board will present the questions of whether the Town shall convey an interest in this real estate as proposed to a special or annual Town meeting.
Northfield Residents: If you planning to hold a fireworks display, please be aware that a revised fireworks permit form has been adopted by the Select Board. Please click here for the form. Should you have any questions, please contact Town Manager Jeff Schulz at email@example.com or at 802-485-6121.
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.
WINTER PARKING BAN
There will be no parking of motor vehicles on the streets or roads of the Town of Northfield, Vermont between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. from November 15, 2017 through April 15, 2018.
Burn Permits are required in the Town of Northfield. Contact a Fire Warden before you burn. Call Fire Warden Brian Elwell at 802-485-9036 or Assistant Fire Warden Titus Soble at 802-793-9030.
Town Select Board Budget Meeting: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Development Review Board Meeting: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Town Select Board Special Meeting: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Utilities Commissions Meeting: Monday, February 5, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Recreation Committee Meeting: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Planning Commission Meeting: Monday, February 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Conservation Commission Meeting: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Development Review Board Meeting: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Town Select Board Regular Meeting: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Town Select Board Public Hearing: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m.