Government Information

Annual Calendar

The following is a list of important annual events in the Town such as tax due dates and holiday closings of the town offices. For the town event calendar which will show specific board meetings and town events, click here. Tax due dates, voter registration deadlines, election dates and bulk trash collection dates  have been bolded.

January

January 1 - New Years Day - Municipal Offices Closed
First two weeks - Christmas Tree pick up by the DPW
Second Week - Budget Committee members appointed
Mid to late month  - Board of Abatement Meetings begin
Sixth Monday before March Election: 5:00 p.m. Deadline to file petitions for School Board Directors.

 

February

First week of February - Town newsletter mailed
Second week - Proposed budget review begins
25 days prior to March Election - Absentee ballots available.
February 15th - Third installment of property tax and second installment of sewer use charge 
Last Thursday of February - BCA Meeting to Update the Checklist to be used at the March Election
Last Saturday of February- Budget Tour begins at 8:00 a.m. Municipal Building in Lower Websterville.

March

First Monday in March - School Districts Annual Open Meeting.
First Tuesday in March - Presidential Primary (every 4th year)
First Tuesday in March - Barre Town Elementary & Middle School and Spaulding High School Annual Meetings.
Mid-March - Special Spring road weight limits posted
Sixth Monday before May Election (end of March, beginning of April) - Deadline to file petitions for Town Officers for May Town Meeting with Town Clerk (5:00 p.m.).

April

April 1st - Deadline to license your dog
April 1st - Winter on street parking ban ends
April 1st - Grand List for next fiscal year is compiled
Mid month - Absentee ballots available for May Town Meeting
Mid month - Tennis courts open weather permitting
April 15 - Homestead Declaration Due
End of Month - Volunteer Appreciation Week
End of Month - Town newsletter mailed

May

May 1st - Cemeteries open for the season
May 1st - Spring Road weight limits end
First Saturday in May - Green Up Day
Early May - Advertise for and receive names of residents interested in serving on boards and commissions.
Second Saturday in May - Spring Bulk Trash Collection
Second Tuesday in May - Town Meeting (Australian Ballot) Polling Hours 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Mid Month - Town advertises and sells unused equipment
May 15th - Final property tax installment of the current fiscal year is due. 
Third Tuesday of May - Annual Reorganizational Meeting for the Selectboard
May 20th - Deadline for the Assessor to hear persons who question and/or object to their appraisals.
Last Monday Of May - Memorial Day - Offices Closed
Fourth Tuesday of May- Selectboard makes appointments to Boards and Commissions.

June

Final Board of Abatement Meeting for the fiscal year.

July

July 1st - Begin new fiscal year
Early July - Selectboard sets the tax rate
July 4th - Holiday Fourth of July - Town Offices Closed
Mid July - Property tax and sewer bills are mailed to property owners
Last weekend of July- Barre City and Barre Town Heritage Festival

August

Last  Tuesday in August of even numbered year - State Primary Election
August 15th - First installment of property tax and sewer use charge are due for current fiscal year

September

First Monday of September - Labor Day Holiday - Town Offices closed
Third Saturday of September - Fall bulk trash collection

October


45 days prior to General Election absentee ballots available
October 31st - Cemeteries close for season
October 31st - Last day to work in town highway rights-of-way.

November

November 1st - Winter on-street parking ban (11 p.m. - 7 am) begins
Second Tuesday in November - General Election (Australian ballot)
November 11th - Veterans Day - Town Offices Closed
November 15th - Second installment of property tax is due for current fiscal year
Fourth Thursday - Thanksgiving Day - Town Offices closed
Friday following Thanksgiving - Town Offices are closed

December 

First Monday - Advertise for and receive names of residents interested in serving on Budget Committee.
December 25th - Christmas Day - Town Offices closed