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Dog licensing for 2019 starts now!

The 2019 dog tags are in! You can license your dog(s) any time now. The deadline is on or before April 1, per State law. 

Fees: spayed/neutered = $9 and $13 unsprayed/unneutered

A valid rabies certificate is required. We will be hosting our annual RABIES CLINIC in mid-March for those dogs and cats that are due for a rabies vaccination. This can be done by mail or in the Starksboro Town Office. 

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The following positions have open seats. Please consider running for office. 

Contact the Town Clerk for details about getting petitions signed and submitted.

Positions and terms:

  • Lister (3 yr)
  • Auditor (3 yr)
  • Cemetery Commissioner (1 yr and 3 yr)
  • Selectboard (2 yr and 3 yr)
  • Planning Commission (3 positions, 3 yr)
  • Library Trustees (2 positions, 3 yr)
  • Town Agent to Prosecute & Defend Suits (1 yr)
  • First Constable (1 yr)
  • Second Constable (1 yr)
  • First Grand Juror (1 yr)

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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