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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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Please join the Starksboro Planning Commission for
a public hearing on the draft Town Plan. 


The PC has been hard at work for more than a year and a half on this draft. This was not a major rewrite or revision, but rather an update that brings our town’s plan into compliance with State statute.

The draft can be found by following this link: 

Starksboro Town Plan – DRAFT for public hearing


The hearing will take place at the Robinson Elementary school’s multi-purpose room at 6:30 p.m.

Please review the plan ahead of time. If you need a paper copy, they will be available at the town clerk’s office upon request.

We welcome you to submit your questions and comments in advance of the hearing so we can have answers or more information available as needed. You can email your questions/comments to the Planning Commission via Rebecca Elder/Zoning Administrator. You can also send via mail to the town office at PO Box 91, Starksboro, VT 05487

Thank you for your interest in the plan! We look forward to seeing you in June.