Community News

 PUBLIC NOTICE
MIDDLESEX SELECT BOARD
SPECIAL MEETING

 A Special Meeting of the Middlesex Select Board will be held at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, February 29, 2024, in Middlesex Town Hall to conduct a “vicious dog hearing” regarding an alleged dog attack on French Road that occurred on February 23, 2024. This meeting may be attended in person or via Zoom*

                                                                       Sarah Merriman
Town Clerk/Select Board Assistant
February 27, 2024

                                                                      

*ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS
To attend this meeting via Zoom, go to:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7393380675

Meeting ID: 739 338 0675

One tap mobile OR 1-301-715-8592   

 


INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON ARTICLE 7 to be held February 29th

Per 17 V.S.A. 2680 (h), the Middlesex Select Board will hold an informational meeting in Middlesex Town Hall, 5 Church St., and via Zoom at 5 PM, Thursday, February 29, 2024, regarding ARTICLE 7 on the March 5, 2024, Town Ballot which reads as follows:

ARTICLE 7: Shall the Town of Middlesex voters authorize the Select Board to purchase a new excavator in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to be financed over a period not to exceed 15 years? (24 V.S.A. §1786a (c)) (To be voted by Australian ballot.)

You may attend this meeting in person or via Zoom. Please see instructions below:

ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS
To attend this meeting via Zoom, go to: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7393380675?omn=81521048699

Meeting ID: 739 338 0675
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,7393380675# US (Chicago)
+16465588656,,7393380675# US (New York)


 

TOWN MEETING & PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY
MARCH 5, 2024
RUMNEY MEMORIAL SCHOOL
433 SHADY RILL ROAD
VOTING ON TOWN, WCUUSD, CVCC +
PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY BALLOTS
POLLS OPEN AT 7 AM AND CLOSE AT 7 PM
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TOWN MEETING IN RUMNEY’S GYM
BEGINS AT 4:30 PM

MIDDLESEX TOWN MEETING INFO

Click here to read the Warning for the March 5, 2024 Town Meeting

Click here to view the Sample Middlesex Town Ballot

Click here to read the important Notice to Voters

Click here to view the Middlesex Town Checklist as of 1.31.2024

Click here to read the 2023 Town Report with FY25 budget info

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY INFO:

Click here to view the Democratic Presidential Primary Ballot

Click here to view the Republican Presidential Primary Ballot

WASHINGTON CENTRAL UNIFIED UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT INFO

*NOTE* ALL ACTIVE, NOT-CHALLENGED MIDDLESEX VOTERS AS OF 1.5.2024 WILL BE MAILED WCUUSD BALLOTS

Click here to read the Warning for the WCUUSD “Meeting”

Click here to view the WCUUSD ballot

CENTRAL VERMONT CAREER CENTER INFO

Click here to read the Warning for the CVCC “Meeting”

Click here to view the CVCC ballot


INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON ARTICLE 7 to be held February 29th

Per 17 V.S.A. 2680 (h), the Middlesex Select Board will hold an informational meeting in Middlesex Town Hall, 5 Church St., and via Zoom at 5 PM, Thursday, February 29, 2024, regarding ARTICLE 7 on the March 5, 2024, Town Ballot which reads as follows:

ARTICLE 7: Shall the Town of Middlesex voters authorize the Select Board to purchase a new excavator in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to be financed over a period not to exceed 15 years? (24 V.S.A. §1786a (c)) (To be voted by Australian ballot.)

You may attend this meeting in person or via Zoom. Please see instructions below:

ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS
To attend this meeting via Zoom, go to: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7393380675?omn=81521048699

Meeting ID: 739 338 0675
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,7393380675# US (Chicago)
+16465588656,,7393380675# US (New York)


Town Hall Design Informational Meeting held on February 13th (Article 8 on the 2024 Warning)
can be viewed by clicking here.
Input this passcode:  T%Mmnr4% 

(Scroll to 20:00 for the start of the meeting…)

Check out the Proposed Town Hall Renovation Plans Here!

  1. Click here to see the presentation Vermont Integrated Architects delivered to the public on October 3rd
  2. Click here to see the site drawing
  3. Click here to see the renovation plans
  4. Click here to read the….cost!

Middlesex property records from 2001 – current are now searchable online! 
All but 2023 recorded survey maps are available as well.
(Pull down “maps” from “office” on the 20/20 US Land Records Site.)
To access our online land records/maps database click here!


 

 Be legal and safe! 
Your dog MUST be licensed by April 1, 2024.
Please mail this 2024 Dog License Renewal Form to:
5 Church St, Middlesex, VT 05602
along with the appropriate payment
We’ll mail you back a spiffy new 2024 Middlesex dog tag + license.
Don’t have a copy of your dog’s rabies certificate?
Please ask your vet to email it to clerk@middlesexvermont.org.


Declaration of Inclusion

Town of Middlesex, Vermont

The Town of Middlesex condemns racism and welcomes all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or socioeconomic status, and wants everyone to feel safe and welcome in our community.

As a town, we formally condemn all discrimination in all of its forms, commit to fair and equal treatment of everyone in our community, and will strive to ensure all of our actions, policies, and operating procedures reflect this commitment.

The Town of Middlesex has and will continue to be a place where individuals can live freely and express their opinions.

By the Middlesex Select Board on April 18, 2023, I so attest,

   Peter O. Hood, Chair


 


Most Middlesex public meetings may be accessed live via ZOOM
To access a meeting, please access the link below.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9382718880

Meeting ID: 938 271 8880
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Watch  Middlesex Select Board Meetings on ORCA HERE !!


 

LEARN ABOUT ONGOING PLANNING PROJECTS

The Planning Commission has set up a cloud-based folder of documents related to projects such as the Enhanced Energy Plan, the Village Redesign, the Zoning Update and the Walkable Middlesex project. Commission members will continue to add to and update this cache of information. The public can access these documents HERE.


 

SUMMARY OF VERMONT RECORDING FEE CHANGES
32 V.S.A. §1671

  PREVIOUS FEE NEW FEE
Document Recording $10/page $15/page
PTTR (property transfer tax return) $10/document $15/document
Survey plat recording fees $15/sheet $25/sheet
Certified copy of records (no change) $10/page $10/page
Vault time $2/hour $4/hour

 

*Documents include all items recorded in the land records (deeds, mortgages, assignments, liens, releases, permits).

*Multiple assignments or releases included on one document are charged $15/assignment or release

 


 

  • Town Clerk’s Office Hours & Contact Info.

    OFFICE HOURS: The Middlesex Town Clerk’s Office is open to the public from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Thursday. The office is closed on Fridays. We no longer require appointments unless you request one due to COVID precautions. Please call 802-223-5915 for assistance.
    Town Clerk: Sarah Merriman
    Assistant Town Clerk: Cheryl Grandfield
    Address: 5 Church Street, Middlesex, VT 05602
    Phone: 802-223-5915
    Fax: 802-223-1298
    Email: clerk@middlesexvermont.org