Town Meeting Day is May 21, 2023, at 1:00pm. The informational Meeting will be May 20, 2023, at 2:00pm. Please make a note of it and plan to attend!
Dog licensing is a recurrent annual event. The State of Vermont requires all dogs to be licensed in their town of residence. To be registered, every dog must have a current rabies vaccination. If you dog has a current vaccination on record, you are asked to send payment in the U.S. mail and a license will be sent in return. Any animals with current vaccination records should be licensed before the April 1st deadline.
Dog Licensing Fees
Intact M/F $13.00
Late Licensing Fees
Intact M/F $18.00
Rivendell Interstate School District Annual Meeting in March 21, 2023, at the Rivendell Academy in Orford.
Town Meeting for Vershire is scheduled on May 21, 2023, at 1:00pm. Informational meeting will happen the day prior, May 20, 2023, at 2:00pm.
For more information about registering to vote, check out the Vermont Secretary of State’s website here.
To perform title work in the Vershire Town Office, you are required to have an appointment scheduled in advance. Please call or email the Vershire Town Clerk for more information.
If you have specific requests or need to schedule an appointment, please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (802 685-2227).
Marriage Licenses – Civil Marriage License Application. You can save this file to your computer and fill out electronically. It will have to be printed out, signed and returned to apply for a marriage license. Civil Marriage License Application.
(Please call ahead for an appointment for getting a Marriage License)
Vermont has a process in which anyone (well, almost anyone) may become a temporary officiant to marry. Follow this link to find out how.
To find out more about getting married in Vermont, check out these FAQs from the Vermont Secretary of State’s Office.
Trash Bag Punch Cards:
The Vershire Trash Bag Punch Card
The Town of Vershire has moved to a utilizing a Punch Card program for discarding solid waste. A punch card is $20 per card and has 20 $1 dollar punches. A small white kitchen garbage bag is 1 punch, a green size (30-33 gal size) is 3 punches and a contractor bag, 6 punches. We still accept both stickers and green bags, if you have them. Stickers are placed on trash bags that residents purchase elsewhere and are required on trash bags disposed of in the town’s packer truck. Green bags are also still accepted but will no longer be sold to the public at large and eventually phased out.
One Regular Sized Trash Bag (Vershire green trash bag size) – 3 Punches
One Small Sized Kitchen Bag – 1 Punch
One Large Contractor size bag – 6 Punches
Trash Bag Stickers:
One Regular Sized Trash Bag (Vershire green trash bag size) – 1 Sticker
Three Small Sized Kitchen Bags – 1 Sticker
One Large Contractor size bag – 2 Stickers
Residents bring their trash bags and recycling to the Durgin Hill Fast Trash location located at 15 Durgin Hill Road every Saturday morning from 7:00am to 12:00pm.
Recycling consists of two separate streams: 1) mixed paper media (cardboard/office paper/junk mail), and 2) glass, metal and plastic food containers.
The Durgin Hill site accepts food scraps, as required by Vermont law and Act 149, Vermont’s Universal Recycling law.
If you have found, or have been found by, a stray dog or cat, you can contact the Vershire ACO, Erica Thurston, at 802 240-0402. Leave a call back number and she will call you back!
Notice from the Town Clerk – the Town Office
The Town Office is open for regular office hours (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30-4:30, closed 12-1). The mask requirement in town buildings has been relaxed making masking optional. There are still many things that can be taken care of over the phone and curbside service is available.
All title and genealogical research is by appointment only!
We are doing the best we can to meet your needs, those of the community, and also our own. The Town office number is 685-2227 for the Clerk and 685-2224 for the Listers. Emails: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a question for the Animal Control Officer, please page Erica at (802) 240-0402 or email her at email@example.com.
Covid19 is still around! If you are unsure of your surroundings, you can still maintain the“six foot spaces, mask on faces, uncrowded places,” rule.
Gene Craft, Town Clerk