Community News

GET YER FREE COVID-ANTIGEN TESTS AT THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE!

Each family can pick up 4 boxes (8 tests) per visit. We will also have rapid tests at Rumney School on March 7th so you can test yourself before meeting with your neighbors for Town Meeting (if you want  – it’s not a requirement for gathering!)

Sarah Merriman
Town Clerk/Select Board Assistant


Vermont Integrated Architects kicked off their assessment of whether Town Hall can be rehabilitated or if a new one should be constructed by meeting with Town officials and residents on January 12th.
If you’d like to watch their presentation, please click on the link below and input the passcode:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/XjJTodhsuYbwaAxQT-txZfi2qHNNRmCtQHuzjLog2DobDzphYNZGMAEju2eenx9J.fPIu9USd2AlbZeku
Passcode: [email protected]

2023 Open Elected Town Positions

Below is a list of elected town positions that will appear on the March 7, 2023 Annual Town Meeting Ballot.
*Candidates must submit a petition with signatures from 15 Middlesex voters (click here for a sample petition) to the Town Clerk’s Office by 5 PM, Monday, January 30th. Please note the term length on the petition (i.e. Lister, 2 out of 3 years.) You do NOT need to declare a political party/affiliation on the petition.
*In addition, candidates must submit a Consent of Candidate form in order to appear on the ballot. (Click here for sample.)

If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 802-223-5915 or email [email protected]

TOWN OFFICE TERM LENGTH
TREASURER  1 YEAR
   
COLLECTOR OF DELINQUENT TAXES 1 YEAR
   
TOWN CLERK  3 YEARS
   
SELECT BOARD 3 YEARS
   
SELECT BOARD 2 YEARS
   
BUDGET COMMITTEE (2 OPENINGS) 3 YEARS
   
CEMETERY COMMISSION 3 YEARS
   
LISTER 1 OF 3 YEARS
   
LISTER 2 OF 3 YEARS
   
LISTER 3 YEARS
   
PLANNING COMMISSION 3 YEARS

 


Middlesex Land Records & Maps are Now Online!
Middlesex property records from 2001 – current are now searchable online! 
ALL recorded survey maps are also available.
(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, 2023.
Please mail this 2023 Dog License Renewal Form to:
5 Church St, Middlesex, VT 05602
along with the appropriate payment
($9/fixed & $11/natural).
We’ll mail you back a spiffy new 2023 Middlesex dog tag + license.
Don’t have a copy of your dog’s rabies certificate?
Please ask your vet to email it to [email protected]


PUBLIC NOTICE:
MIDDLESEX DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD
PUBLIC HEARINGS

On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, the Middlesex Development Review Board will conduct a 5 PM site visit to 3 Molly Supple Road, and a 5:30 PM site visit to 979 US Route 2, followed by 6 PM hearings in Middlesex Town Hall, 5 Church Street, Middlesex, to consider the following: an amendment to an approved permit application # 21-30 – Chastity and Keith Hook’s request to change the material of a carport that required DRB approval due to setback requirements at 3 Molly Supple Road; and permit application #22-29 – Jeremy and Alison Cornwall’s request for a two-lot subdivision at 979 US Route 2 to be accessed through a right-of-way across land owned by the State of Vermont. Supporting materials may be viewed at the Middlesex Town Clerk’s Office, 5 Church Street, Middlesex, Vermont.

Sarah Merriman
Middlesex Town Clerk
January 4, 2023 


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: [email protected]