Government Information

Regional Governance

Vermont does not have county government, but there are a few regional bodies that provide guidance or governance on specific issues. The Town has representation to these bodies:

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC)

  • Function: To provide regional planning services, including supporting various types of planning efforts of its member towns such as for transportation, hazard mitigation, and watersheds. 
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  • Barre Town Representatives to the CVRPC Board of Commissioners
    1. Byron Atwood (also Board Chair)
    2. Mark Nicholson  

CVRPC Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District (CVSWMD)

  • Function: To provide regional solid waste management services, including assisting member towns and our residents to dispose of waste appropriately and reduce waste.
  • Website:
  • Barre Town Representatives to the CVSWMD Board of Supervisors
    • Fred Thumm (also Board Chair)
    • Jack Mitchell (Alternate) 802-476-7073 (H)