Welcome to the Town of Barnard

Everything You Need to Know About
the Official Functions of Town Government

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Welcome to the official website of the Town of Barnard government. Barnard was chartered as a town in 1761 and is self-governed by its residents at Town Meeting and through an elected Selectboard. Counties in Vermont maintain a court system to handle judicial matters, but it is town government that provides most municipal services.

On this website, you will find information on all aspects of official town government, what services are available in town, and how local government makes decisions that impact the Town of Barnard.

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Browse these Barnard, Vermont Town Government pages to find information about:

Barnard Town Offices
How town government works in Barnard, and who’s who in the Town Office

Plans, Ordinances & Policies
Overview of the Town’s municipal ordinances, plans, and policies

Doing Business with the Town
Requests for Proposals and Bids to do work for the Town of Barnard

Public Schools
Important information about the Barnard Academy and the Woodstock Union High and Middle Schools

Voting & Elections
How to participate in local and state elections

Emergency Services
The providers of various emergency services to the Town of Barnard

Town Boards, Committees & Elected Officials
The volunteer groups that provide advisory and quasi-judicial services to the Town

Property Taxes & Grand List
How your property taxes are determined, and how you pay them

Permits, Licenses & Certificates
How to get necessary permits, licenses, and certificates from the Town and the State

Please visit any of the below pages to learn more about Town Government in Barnard, Vermont…

If you don’t find what you’re looking for, please contact Diane Rainey, the Town Clerk by email or phone: 802-234-9211