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Your help is needed!


It is that time to start thinking about the Annual Holiday Project to help Starksboro families with children. The school provides a list of the families who could benefit from this, with the Fire Dept. Auxiliary organizing the rest. Those wishing to make a donation can do so by sending it to:

Holiday Project, PO Box 91, Starksboro, VT 05487 OR by dropping your donation off at the Starksboro Town Office.

Questions? Please call 453-2639

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The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

SAMPLE BALLOT can be viewed here or at one of the posting locations in town — Town Clerk’s office, Post Office, or Jerusalem Country Store.

If you have any questions or would like to request an early ballot, please call the Town Clerk’s office at 453-2639.


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Town of Starksboro Selectboard


Proposed Town Plan

The Starksboro Selectboard will hold a public hearing at the Robinson Elementary School multi-purpose room on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed final draft of the Town Plan. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The hearing of the Town Plan will be held pursuant to 24 V.S.A. §4384. This notice is provided pursuant to 24 V.S.A. §4444.

The Town Plan is used as a basis for guiding planning efforts in Starksboro. The plan will also be used as review criteria in Act 250 and other State regulatory proceedings. All areas in the Town of Starksboro are affected.

Topic areas for discussion to include:

1. Introduction – overview, vision, goals

2. About the Plan – planning, compatibility, consistency

3. About Starksboro – history, community resources, natural resources

4. Community Plan – housing, education, land use, and more

5. Energy Plan (new appendix)

Copies of the proposed Town Plan are available for review at the Town Clerk’s office and on the town’s website: Comments can be submitted in advance via mail to PO Box 91, Starksboro, VT 05487. Interested persons are invited to attend the hearing and submit comments. For further information, please contact the Selectboard Chair Koran Cousino at or Zoning Administrator Rebecca Elder at or (802) 453-2639.

Rebecca Elder
Administrative Officer
Dated: August 15, 2018

Town Plan – final draft

Energy Plan Appendix (new)

Approved by the Planning Commission and submitted to the Selectboard on 7/23/18


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The Town of Starksboro does not permit the placement of political signs of any kind on property owned by the town. This includes the Town Clerk’s office, the Fire Department properties, Cota sports fields, and any other town-owned land.

Approved by the Starksboro Selectboard: 7/24/2018

Political Sign Placement Policy

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A primary election will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of August in each even numbered year for the nomination of candidates of major political parties for all offices to be voted for at the succeeding general election, except for President and Vice President of the United States.

The Election will be held at the Robinson School multipurpose room. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Early ballots can be requested up until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13 (the day before the election).

See sample ballots here