Welcome to the Town of Pawlet, Vermont

We are located in the beautiful Taconic Mountains 25 miles southwest of Rutland on Vermont’s western boundary. The closest urban concentration is the Village of Granville, just across the New York State line to the west. Adjacent towns to Pawlet are Wells on the north, Danby on the east, Rupert to the south and Granville and Hebron, New York, to the west. Our town is rural, with two major population centers in Pawlet Village, located at the junction of Routes 30 and 133, and West Pawlet, located at the junction of Route 153 with Railroad Street and Egg Street, close to the Town border with Granville, New York. In December 2019 the population of Pawlet was approximately 1,300. The Town offices are located in Pawlet Village. West Pawlet developed around the former railroad depot and the slate industry, with numerous quarries in the vicinity.

Free public WiFi

Free public WiFi is available at the rail trail parking lot across from the wastewater facility. It also reaches down to the parking lot on the monument circle. When you’re at the location, you’ll be able to find and connect to the WiFi – it’s named “West Pawlet Public Wi-fi”

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Annual Town Meeting Day Election and Ballot Results
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When are taxes due?
Tax payments are due in two equal installments; the first in September and the second in February. In the current tax year, the payments are due September 10, 2020 and February 10, 2021. Taxpayers only receive one bill for both payments. Payments must be made on or before the due dates to avoid 1.5% monthly interest charges and, in the case of the second installment, an additional 8% penalty.

How can I get a copy of my tax bill?
Please stop by to get a copy of your bill from Town Treasurer Julie Mach during regular office hours at the Town Hall.
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Contact & Hours

Town Clerk: Deb Hawkins
Phone: 802-325-3309, ext 1
Fax: 802-325-6109
e-mail: pawletclerk@vermontel.net

Hours:Monday: 9 AM – 4 PM; Tuesday: 9 AM – 4 PM; Wednesday: 9 AM – 4 PM; Thursday: 9 AM – 12 PM; closed Friday

Physical Address: 122 School St., Pawlet, VT 05761
Postal Address: PO Box 128, Pawlet, VT 05761
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Recent News

Pawlet eNews April 20, 2021

April 20, 2021
Upcoming Meetings and Events for April/May 2021 (scroll to the end for details) April 20: Public Hearing regarding Town of Pawlet zoning regulations April 20: Select Board Meeting April 24: Fair Haven Police Department Drug Take Back Day April 26: Planning Commission Meeting April 27: Board of Civil Authority Meeting…  read more

Pawlet eNews March 18, 2021

March 17, 2021
Upcoming Meetings and Events for March/April 2021 (scroll to the end for details) March 22: Planning Commission Meeting March 23: Select Board Meeting April 1: Dog Licenses fees due (new and renewal) April 6: Library Monthly Board Meeting April 6: Select Board Meeting April 8: Pawlett Historical Society Board Meeting…  read more

Pawlet eNews February 17, 2021

February 18, 2021
Upcoming Meetings and Events for February/March 2021 (scroll to the end for details) February 22: Planning Commission Meeting February 23: Select Board Meeting March 1: Town Meeting Day Information Meeting March 2: Town Meeting Day March 2: Library Monthly Board Meeting March 10: West Pawlet Wastewater User Fees due to…  read more

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