Town of Starksboro

Town News

Energy Corner

Welcome to the Energy Corner! The Starksboro Energy Committee will be sharing updates about opportunities and information related to energy efficiency, weatherization, renewable energy, and other topics.  Please check here for information or reach out to a member of the committee with your questions. 

Read more about the committee's work 

Chili Cookoff!

Join us March 18th, from 3-5PM in the Robinson School Gym. To compete in the chili Cook-Off, please register in advance. It's free to enter and free to eat. Donations to the Town Green Pavilion are suggested and are tax deductible. Checks can be directed to the Town of Starksboro memo: Pavilion or payment by credit card can be accepted here

Employment Opportunity

The Town is seeking interested candidates for Zoning Administrator

Duties include: implementation of land-use regulations; administering zoning permits; enforcement actions for non-compliance with land-use regulations; and assistance to the public. 15-20 hrs/week. 

Job description details

Online payments

Looking to pay for a bill, permit, or license online? We are excited to now offer credit card processing for anyone who wishes to pay for a municipal fee. 

All local fees can now be paid online or in-person at the town office with your credit card. There is a processing fee that is based on the amount you are paying. Once you enter information on the item you wish to pay for, the amount of the fee will be displayed prior to finalizing your transaction. If you have any questions, please contact Amy or Rebecca for assistance. 

Townwide Reappraisal

The Town of Starksboro has contracted with NEMRC (New England Municipal Resource Center) to complete a Town Wide Reappraisal for the 2024 Grand List.  The purpose of the Town Wide Reappraisal is to update all property data and calculate new Fair Market Values reflected as of 4/1/2024.  This will be a 2-year project.  The staff from NEMRC will be starting the field work mid September 2022.

Read more on the Reappraisal page. 


Dog licenses

Please ensure you have registered your dogs with the town office no later than April 1, 2023. Forms are available at the town office or call us and we will mail you a copy. If you need assistance, please contact Amy at 802-453-2639. 

Fees: $9 (spayed/neutered) and $13 (not spayed/neutered)


Cota Field Pavilion

The Cota Recreation Field and area is a treasured asset for the Town of Starksboro and we encourage residents to enjoy the nature trail and access to Lewis Creek. If you are interested in reserving the pavilion for a private gathering, please contact Amy at the Town Clerk's office. She can provide details on use of the space and ensure availability. 

Reservation form


Creekside Trail

Take a look at the full map of the Creekside Trail. The trail is open to the public and parking is available at the Cota field area near where the trail begins. 

Trail Map

QR code for map

Public Library

The Starksboro Public Library is open to the public. Visit the library website for more details. 

Hours: Mon 10 - 6 |  Thurs 10 - 5 | Sat 9 - 2

WIFI is available 24/7 outside the building in the municipal parking area.