Next Selectboard meeting: Februrary 3, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/99901642237
+1-301-715-8592 US Meeting ID: 959 4250 5945
Important Town Meeting information for Registered Voters of Wolcott
In response to the concerns posed by COVID-19, the Vermont Legislature passed ACT 162, which allows a legislative body to vote to use Australian ballot for any Town Meeting (Annual or Special) in 2021
All voting in the Town of Wolcott for Town Meeting Day 2021 will be held via Australian Ballot. No floor meeting will be held in 2021 (as voted by the Selectboard on 12/30/2020).
Warning and Sample Ballot to follow.
All Officers running for Town Offices this March Town Meeting must submit a candidate consent form to be on the ballot. The form must be in my office at the close of business 4 pm on Monday, January 25th. Forms are available to Town Office.
The form is also available to download on the town website: wolcottvt.org.
There will be no in person meeting this year. There will be in person voting at the Town Office on Tuesday, March 2nd from 8 am-7 pm.
There will be a Informational Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, February 24th at 6 pm.
Details to follow.
If you have questions please call or email.
The Selectboard passed a new directive concerning town operations. You can read it here: Wolcott COVID Directive
Land records (from 1980 forward) are now available online! You can access them here.
Please note that the library has moved to the Depot Building. Library hours are Monday-Thursday 8-5 and Saturday 9-1. Only open for curbside pick up until the Wolcott COVID Directive is rescinded.
The Selectboard is seeking a volunteer to serve on the Development Review Board/Planning Commission. Contact Zoning Administrator Tom Martin for details on what the position entails: Contact Town Administrator Randall Szott if you would like to be considered by the Selectboard for appointment:
Junk Ordinance Petition Received
WOLCOTT HAS A NEW ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER – DEAN MERCIER 274-1653.
DOG LICENSES ARE NOW LATE. THE SELECTBOARD IN AUGUST ISSUED A DOG WARRANT TO PICK UP ALL UNLICENSED DOGS. PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO LICENSE YOUR FURRY FAMILY NOW.
TRANSFER STATION HOURS ARE: 9 am-1 pm, SATURDAY AND SUNDAYS.
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 closed to the general public. To search the land records you must call or email ahead for an appointment. We require masks be worn and hands be washed or sanitized before entrance.
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. The 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.
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: We are suspending our services at this time.
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
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