260 Chittenden Road
Fax:  (802)483-2504

Town Clerk:  Roberta Janoski
Town Treasurer:  Roberta Janoski
Delinquent Tax Collector:  Roberta Janoski
Assistant Town Clerk:  Sarah Cochrane

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Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur:  9:00am - 4:00pm
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NOTE: These are unapproved minutes, subject to amendment and/or approval at the subsequent meeting.
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Current Warnings & Meetings
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Adopted Chittenden Transfer Station Ordinance
Upcoming Events
"Act 148 Universal Recycling Law Effective July 1. 2015"
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Blue Punch Card $10.00 allows (10) 13 gallon or smaller bags.
Orange Punch Card $22.50 allows (10) 33 gallon or smaller bags.

A valid Transfer Station Sticker is still required to purchase cards and use the Transfer Station.
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                                                             Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Alert

A letter has recently been received from the State Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets Animal Health Section and Dr. Kristin Haas, State Veterinarian. (

As you may be aware, a disease called the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) affected a number of farms in the mid-west last year.  At this time there have been no human cases of the HPAI virus and the risk of infection is considered low, however domestic poultry are highly susceptible to HPAI H5 virus and can spread rapidly from bird to bird and typically results in high mortality rates.  The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets is encouraging poultry owners, producers or anyone associated with poultry, regardless of size, to prepare for HPAI.  The disease is most commonly spread by infected waterfowl during migration periods.  The Northeast, including Vermont, is at risk of an outbreak of HPAI this fall of 2015 and/or the spring of 2016.

Poultry owners and producers should be familiar with the disease and how it is spreads and are encouraged to put efforts into preparing for a possible outbreak now.

Poultry owners are being asked by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Foods and Markets to fill out and return to the Vermont agency of Agriculture, Foods and Markets an audit form which details information that will be required for farms to move poultry, livestock and many related items and appurtenances on and off the property in the event of an HPAI outbreak.  The form can be accessed through the following link and returned to VAAFM via email, mail or fax.

The form is also available at the Chittenden Municipal Offices.  More information and details are also available online which you are very much encouraged to check out.

If anyone has any questions or concerns, you may contact the following:

Emergency Management Director
Jan Sotirakis 

Health Officer
Bernie McGee

Town Clerk
Roberta Janoski
Chittenden Recreation Committee

                           Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Act 148

    Help keep Vermont green and reduce waste with Act 148. The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and
Solid Waste Management Entities (SWME’s) have been implementing the Universal Recycling Law (Act 148) for the past
four years, already banning recyclables from the landfill as of last year. This law will ultimately remove all organics from
landfills in Vermont, which will result in a drastic reduction of cost and our carbon footprint. The next stage in Act 148 is to
remove organic materials such as yard waste and food waste from the landfills. As a resident, this law means there will be
more opportunity to reduce your carbon footprint by separating compostables from trash.
     By July 1 of this year, all current trash pick-up services must offer separate yard waste collection. While yard waste can
already be dropped off by  residents at the Chittenden transfer station, check with the local trash hauler before leaving yard
waste at the curb.
     By July 1st, 2017, trash haulers and transfer stations will collect food scraps separate from trash as well. As more haulers
and transfer stations accept organic materials, it will be accommodating for you to separate food waste from the trash. The
final step to implement Act 148 is to ban all food scraps from the landfill by July 1st of 2020.
     Main goals of implementing Act 148 include reducing waste overall, other than just preventing it from reaching the landfill.
Residents have reduced their waste in large ways through meal planning and backyard composting. The food that goes bad
in the back of a fridge costs time and money to everyone, but keeping a schedule of what to cook for each day helps reduce
costs. Backyard composting will exempt residents from costs of food scrap collection. There will be a Master Composter
panel at the Rutland Free Library in the Fox room on Tuesday, June 21st from 7-8:30 PM to help with any questions about
backyard composting.
      For more information about Act 148: Universal Recycling law, visit the Department of Environmental Conservation’s web
site at
For resources on composting and transfer station materials accepted, contact the Solid Waste Alliance Communities
management: visit, or call (802) 342-5701.

Cemetery Lot Info
Universal Recycling Update
Proposal for Sale of Lands to the Green Mountain National Forest
Please join the Barstow Unified Union School Board at Barstow Memorial School  on Thursday, February 9 at 7 p.m.  for a community-wide event, which will feature the Sundance-selected documentary "Most Likely to Succeed". The film will be shown at 7p.m, followed by an interactive discussion about re- imagining our school system. For more information, see the trailer at
** March 7, 2017 Election Results **

                                                        Chittenden Board of Selectmen
                                                                     Scheduled Meeting
                                                                        March 27, 2017

Pledge of Allegiance

I. Approval of Minutes

II. Audience Comments

III. Town Officer Reports-

          Town Clerk & Treasurer
          Recreation Committee
          Road Commissioner
          Transfer Station
          Emergency Management Officer
          Health Officer - Building Permits
          Planning Commission

IV. New Business- Emergency Shelter for Barstow School
                                Continued discussion on possible land sale to GMNF
                                Annual Financial Plan - Town Highways
                                Employment Application
                                Mountain Top Inn notice of appeal
                                Act 115-Accessibility Standards for New Residential construction

V. Old Business-

VI. Correspondence-

VII. Approval of Work Orders

VIII. Adjournment

                                                  Town of Chittenden
                                        Emergency Management Team
                                                    Special Meeting
                                 Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 1:00PM
                                              Chittenden Town Office

I.Call to order

II.Review agenda

III.Update on Wildcat Road Emergency Access Rout-Bernie

IV.Review Municipal Guidance for Flood Emergencies in VT

V.Audience and Public Comments Period

VI.Set next regular meeting


                                  MEETING WARNING

             The Chittenden Recreation Committee will meet
           on Wednesday, March 29th at 4PM at Mountain Top Inn.

Agenda items:
Program successes
Grant update

                                          MEETING WARNING

The Grange Hall Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 29th, at 7PM at the Grange Hall.

Agenda: Plan for continue renovations at the Grange Hall to include HVAC, plumbing, doors