Select Board Meeting, June 3, 2020, 6PM
The Selectboard meeting will resume meeting at Town Office on June 3 with a limit of 10 onsite participants in accordance with the Governors direction . All others may use the call in number below. For the June 3 meeting we have already reached capacity.
Please Join by Phone:+1 347-354-9587
Please Mute your phone if not speaking.
———————————————————–Public Comment Period for Wolcott Draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
The Town of Wolcott is seeking public comments on the draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. The public comment period will run May 18th through June 3rd , 2020. To review the draft plan visit the Town of
Wolcott home page at www.wolcottvt.org . Please submit comments to LCPC Regional Planner, Meghan Rodier, at . The next Selectboard meeting will be Wednesday, June 3rd. The purpose of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to identify local hazards that are a threat to the community, and outline mitigation actions to
reduce vulnerability to threats including natural and man-made disasters. Maintaining an updated Hazard Mitigation Plan is one of the 4 requirements for ERAF (Emergency Relief Assistance Fund) status and is an eligibility requirement to apply for future Hazard Mitigation Grants.
WOLCOTT FOREST FIRE WARDEN IS NOW BERNARD EARLE 888-3953.
BURN PERMITS WILL BE ISSUED MONDAY-FRIDAY 8 AM-7 PM BY BERNARD EARLE. NO CALLS ON WEEKENDS PLEASE
.————————————————————-The Glee Merritt Kelley Community Library will be closed to the public effective Wed., March 18th. T We have free 24/7 wifi, and it is accessible outside of our building. Posted on the library website is how to access GMLC Overdrive for downloadable audio and ebooks. I would like to encourage patrons to search our online catalog https://wce-ossu.phoebe.opalsinfo.net/bin/home and place holds on items (books and dvds) that you want to check out. Give me a call and I will meet you at the door. Call Sally at 472-6551 ext 2860 and I will “talk you” through how to search the catalog. I wish health and safety to the Wolcott Community, please take care of yourselves.Sally Gardner–Librarian
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT AT THIS TIME WOLCOTT DOES NOT HAVE AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER. IF YOU HAVE AN IMMEDIATE COMPLAINT PLEASE CONTACT THE SHERIFF’S DEPT. 888-3502. FOR QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS PLEASE CONTACT THE TOWN OFFICE 888-2746.
REMINDER: DOG LICENSES ARE DUE BY JUNE 1st. IF YOU DO NOT PAY BY JUNE 1st THERE IS A LATE PENALTY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PROMPT ATTENTION TO THIS MATTER.
JOB OPENINGS: JANITOR AND TRANSFER STATION HELPER- PLEASE CALL 888-2746 FOR DETAILS
THE NORTH WOLCOTT ROAD WILL BE CLOSED STARTING JUNE 9TH THROUGH THE 12th. IT WILL BE OPEN FOR THE 13th & 14th. IT WILL BE CLOSED AGAIN THE 15TH THROUGH THE 19th FOR PAVING. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING WHILE DRIVING THE DETOUR ROUTES.
GREEN-UP BAGS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT THE TOWN OFFICE AND THE TREANSFER STATION. GREEN-UP DAY IS SATURDAY, MAY 30TH. TIRES WILL BE HALF PRICED GREEN-UP DAY AND SUNDAY.
TRANSFER STATION HOURS ARE 9AM-1PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAYS.
Note: There will not be assistance available at the trailer bins. Please be careful to not allow plastic bags into the recycle trailer bin.
WOLCOTT RESIDENTS: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town Clerk’s Office is taking immediate action to mitigate the spread of the virus and protect staff that have underlying health conditions.
As a precaution, the Wolcott Town Clerk’s Office is now open to the public with limited access. We require masks be worn and hands be washed or sanitized before entrance. To search the land records you must call ahead for an appointment.
The Town Clerk’s Office Staff will remain available to assist you by phone, fax, email, mail drop and snail mail during our regular office hours.
The Listers/Zoning Office is closed to the public. The response hours are 10:00AM-4:00PM Tuesday and Thursday. Zoning Office will respond 10:00AM-4:00PM Wednesdays. During operation hours you can contact listers or zoning at 888-6858 or email .
Lister cards will be made available via email, fax or mail during lister hours only.
DOG LICENSE RENEWELS: Dog Licenses are due by June 1st. Dog Licenses can be renewed by mail or night drop. Spayed and Neutered dogs are $12 each. Non Neutered or spayed are $19 each. If you are unsure if your dog has a valid rabies vaccination on file, feel free to contact us at the office. If the rabies vaccination is expired, you need to call, mail, fax or email us a copy. When we have all required paperwork we will mail the new license and tag to you.
CERTIFIED COPIES OF VITAL RECORDS: If you need certified copies of vital records you can download the form from the town website:
Fill it out and mail it in with the $10 fee per certified copy. We will need a photocopy of your driver’s license since the request will be completed via mail. If you don’t have the ability to print the application please call us and we can mail you one.
MARRIAGE LICENSES: If you need a marriage license you can download the Marriage Application form from our website:
Fill out the form and contact our office to make an appointment to come in for us to issue the license. The fee is $60 plus $10 for every certified copy you require. We take checks, cash and money orders. If you cannot download the application please call us and we will mail you one.
LAND RECORDS RESEARCH: As we are attempting to limit the number of people in the office, land record research will be by appointment only. If you can provide the book and page number of deed required we can email, fax or mail them to you. If you don’t have that information, call us to set up an appointment to come in for your search. Land records are $1 per page.
TAX BILLS: We will for free, fax, email or mail tax bills to you or your agent.
MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION RENEWALS: Motor vehicle registration renewals can be done online: http//secure.vermont.gov.express. Your printed receipt from the online renewal process will serve as your temporary registration for ten days. Your permanent registration and sticker will be mailed to you and should arrive in 4-6 business days.
NOTARY SERVICES: Please contact us to schedule an appointment to have your documents notarized. You will need to bring your photo ID. There is no fee for notary services.
To reach Wolcott Town Clerk’s Office staff call 802-888-2746 or email or . The fax number is 802-888-2669. Mail address is PO BOX 100 Wolcott, VT 05680. Town Website: www.wolcottvt.org.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we practice social distancing while still trying to provide the best level of customer service during this challenging time.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have a need.
Belinda Harris Clegg