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Posted on: September 18, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing Oct. 3



October 3, 2022

6:35 p.m.


The Selectboard of the Town of Essex shall hold a public hearing at 6:35 p.m. on October 3, 2022, at the Town Offices, 81 Main St., Essex Jct. and electronically on Zoom. Y...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Communications Union District Forum

CUDs video from TMTV

Town Meeting TV hosted a recent Communications Union District Forum with several local municipalities participating. An article on the upcoming General Election ballot will ask if the Town of Essex should enter into a Communications Union District with ot...

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Posted on: August 14, 2022

1st Half of Property Taxes Due

Property taxes due

The first installment for 2022/2023 tax billing is due on Thursday, September 15, 2022

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Posted on: September 13, 2022


Assessment word

The Town of Essex (“Town”) and City of Essex Junction (“City”) have begun the initial steps in starting a municipal-wide reappraisal of all real property.

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Posted on: September 11, 2022

Essex Zip Code Update

Essex Zip Code Update

You have the option to update your legal mailing address to ESSEX, VT 05452.

With separation of Essex Junction from the Town of Essex, questions have arisen about our shared ZIP code. The United States Postal Service (USPS) Address Management System (AMS) ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2022

Town of Essex hires new Finance Director

Dan Roy

The Town of Essex hires new Finance Director

The Town of Essex is proud to announce the hiring of Daniel Roy as the new Finance Director. Dan has spent the last 7 years working as a Senior Accountant for Burlington Electric Department. Dan brings more than...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Explore Essex Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

Explore Essex logo

Explore Essex - the town that has a little bit of everything. From local farms, forests, and recreational amenities to amazing restaurants, shopping, and entertainment, Essex has an appealing interface between town and country. Enjoy all that the fall sea...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Town of Essex dedicates the Dennis E. Lutz Public Works Facility

Dennis E. Lutz Public Works Facility Dedication 20220803

Essex residents, family, friends, and colleagues of retired Public Works Director Dennis Lutz gathered on August 3rd to honor his impressive career with a dedication ceremony. The Dennis E. Lutz Public Works Facility sign now stands at the entrance to the...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022


Online Meeting Links

Hybrid Meetings

Working with Town Meeting TV , the Town of Essex offers a hybrid meeting option for participation. Remote access offers a new alternative for attending public meetings. Board members, staff and the public can either partic...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Homestead Declaration Reminder


You are required to file a Homestead Declaration every year for the property you own and reside in as your primary residence. Use Form HS-122 found on the Vermont State website: as well as Form HI-144 which is required to receiv...

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Posted on: April 30, 2022

Fireworks permitting process


Vermont State Law only allows for the legal use, possession, and sale of fireworks after a permit is issued. Applications for fireworks permits must submitted to the chief of a local fire department at least 15 days before a display. Permits are available...

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