Happy New Year!

Upcoming Pawlet Town Government Meetings: All meetings are open to the public and are held at the Pawlet Town Hall on School Street.

  • Energy Group, Monday, December 28, 12 PM, Town Hall
  • Planning Commission Monthly Meeting, Monday, December 28, 7:30 PM. Public Hearing on the Pawlet Town Plan (see below).
  • Special Meeting of the Pawlet Select Board, Monday December 28, 7:30 PM at the Town Hall: The Pawlet Select Board will attend the meeting of the Pawlet Planning Commission, which will be a Public Hearing on the Pawlet Town Plan.
  • Select Board Regular meetings, Tuesday, January 5, and January 19, 7 PM.

Pawlet Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing, Monday December 28, 2015, 7:30 PM, Pawlet Town Hall: This hearing is to allow interested parties to express their views on the readoption of the Pawlet Town Plan under T.24 VSA §4384. The existing town plan was last adopted on November 16, 2010. The new town plan is proposed for readoption by the Pawlet Select Board in February 2016. Copies of the proposed town plan are available at the Pawlet Town Office and can be viewed here: Draft Pawlet Town Plan for Public Hearing. Written and oral comments on this plan will be accepted at the public hearing.

December Town Office Hours:
The Town Clerk’s office closed Wednesday, 12/30/15 through Friday, 1/1/16.
The Town Clerk’s office open Monday, 12/28, & Tuesday 12/29.
Regular office hours will resume 1/4/2016! Thank you, Deb Hawkins, Town Clerk

Town of Pawlet Development Review Board Hearing, Monday, January 4, 2016, 7:00 PM, Pawlet Town Hall: To discuss the application for a Conditional Use Permit for 289 VT Rte. 153, West Pawlet, submitted by John Edwards.  Permit application is available for review at the Pawlet Town Hall during regular operating hours.

Town of Pawlet Board for the Abatement of Taxes Meeting, Tuesday, January 12, 6:15 PM, Pawlet Town Hall: To discuss abatement of property taxes on 3 properties: (1) Pawlet Community Church, 5901 Route 30 South, Parcel ID #0130-5901; (2) Myron A. Waite, 282 Route 133, Parcel ID #0133-0282; (3) Daniel & Amanda Kibling, 1698 Warren Switch Road, Parcel #0011-1698.

West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, January 10, 7:30 – 11 AM, West Pawlet fire house: This monthly event is sponsored by and benefits the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department. The breakfast menu includes many kinds of pancakes — regular, chocolate chip, blueberry and cranberry and local maple syrup; as well as waffles, West Pawlet’s world-famous home fries, scrambled eggs, sausage and bacon. Beverages include: coffee, tea, milk and orange juice. Starting in January, breakfast prices are $9.00 for 12 years and up, $5.00 for 5-12 years and free to children under the age of 5 years. Breakfast profits are dedicated for the department’s equipment and training needs. New members for the department are welcome. For more information contact:  Antonio Landon at 802-345-4312 or wp5801@yahoo.com .

Get ready for Town Meeting Day, March 1, 2016: Thinking about running for local office? A preliminary list of town offices with terms that will be expiring March, 2016, is available from the Town Clerk or at http://pawlet.vt.gov/town-offices/town-clerk/ . The deadline for local candidates to file petitions and consents with the Town Clerk is January 25, the sixth Monday before the election. The last day for voters to file a petition with the town clerk to have an article appear on the ballot for town meeting is January 14, 47 days before town meeting. Thank you, Deb Hawkins, Town Clerk

Rutland Area Visiting Nurse offers monthly community health clinics: The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice sponsors a wide range of clinics for area residents and businesses, including health education, screening, testing, and adult immunizations. For more information visit http://vermontvisitingnurses.org/events/categories/rutland-area/ to learn about their flu and foot care clinics; cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure screenings; and many other important services.