♦ Welcome ♦ Westfield Town Announcements ♦


♦ INFORMATIONAL MEETING: On Monday, February 25th at 6 p.m. at the Westfield Community Center, the Westfield Selectboard will hold an Informational Meeting to discuss Article 10 on the Town Meeting Warning, ATV Travel on Town Roads. This meeting shall constitute the Public Informational Hearing required by 17 V.S.A. 2680(G). 

Click on this link for the Informational Meeting Public Notice 2-25-19


 ♦ TOWN & SCHOOL ANNUAL MEETING/AUSTRALIAN BALLOT ELECTION: The Town and School Annual Meetings will be held Tuesday, March 5th beginning at 10 a.m. with the School meeting. The Town Meeting immediately follows the School Meeting (approximately 11:30 a.m.).  The polls open for Australian ballot voting at 9 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Both the Town and School Annual Meetings and the Australian ballot voting take place at the Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road.

Early/absentee voting takes place at the Westfield Town Clerk’s office, 38 School Street, anytime Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. until the close of business (4 p.m.) on Monday, March 4th. To request an early ballot either stop by the Town Clerk’s office or call 802-744-2484. 

There will be an Informational Meeting on Monday, February 25th to discuss Article 10 on the Town Meeting Warning: Shall the voters agree to open all town roads to All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) travel? The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road. For more information contact the Town Clerk’s office.

Click here for Town & School Annual Report 2018
Click here for Town & School Annual Meeting Warning 3-5-19
Click here for Sample Ballots for Australian Ballot Election 3-5-19
Click here for Notice-Instructions to Westfield Voters
Click here for Vermont Voter Bill of Rights

To view past Town Reports visit the Town Meeting page


♦ UPCOMING RABIES CLINIC: There will be a Rabies Clinic sponsored by the Animal Doctor (Dr. Selena Hunter) at the Westfield Community Center on Saturday, March 23 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. All communities are invited to attend. Cats are welcome! For more information call the Westfield Town Clerk, 744-2484. 


 ♦ WESTFIELD COMMUNITY MEALSITE MENU FOR FEBRUARY: 

All are invited to enjoy a community lunch every Thursday at Noon at the Westfield Community Center (North Hill Rd./School St.) A donation of $4/person is requested with the 2nd Thursday of the month FREE. Special thanks to Berry Creek Farm and its CSA members for once again providing a harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables during this growing season.  

  • February 7th – Juice, Beef Strips in Wine, Mashed Potatoes, Peas, Whole Wheat Bread, Fruit Jello & Cookies
  • February 14th (Free – No Donation Requested) – Juice, Chicken Burgundy, Potatoes, Carrots, Rolls and Chocolate Cake
  • February 21st – Juice, Macaroni & Cheese, Stewed Tomatoes, Garlic Bread and Rhubarb Crisp
  • February 28th – Juice, Roast Pork & Gravy, Apple Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, Rolls and California Date Squares

A free RSVP Bone Builders Balancing and Strengthening Class meets weekly before the meal from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Following lunch join the fun and play Bingo and card games!

Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club.
For more information call 744-2484. 


♦ DOG LICENSES ARE DUE BY APRIL 1ST EACH YEAR:

As mandated by Vermont state law, DOG LICENSES are due on or before April 1st each year. All dogs residing in Vermont are required to be licensed in the town where the animal lives. Proof of rabies vaccination is required prior to licensing. Licenses are purchased at the Town Clerk’s office.

Fees for licensing on or before April 1:
Spayed/Neutered $9; Unspayed/Unneutered $13

Fees for licensing after April 1:
Spayed/Neutered $11; Unspayed/Unneutered $17.

For your convenience, checks for license fees can be left in the secure drop box next to the Town Clerk’s front door. Once processed your dog’s license/tags will be sent to you by return mail.  

Town Clerk’s Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
or call (802) 744-2484 to make other arrangements.


 ♦ VT TAX INFORMATION: Click on this link for VT Dept. of Taxes-FAQs Tax Time.  The document includes links for VT Department of Taxes forms. 


♦ NOTICE TO HOMEOWNERS: Homestead Declaration are to be filed each year by every Vermont resident whose property meets the definition of a homestead. A Vermont homestead is the principal dwelling and parcel of land surrounding the dwelling, owned and occupied by a resident individual as the individual’s domicile on April 1. If your homestead is leased to a tenant on April 1, you may still claim it as a homestead if it is not leased for more than 182 days in the 2016 calendar year. 

2016 Vermont Income Tax Booklets are available at the Town Clerk’s Office or:

  • Download fillable PDF forms from the web at www.bit.ly/vttaxforms
  • Order forms by email: tax.formsrequest@vermont.gov
  • Order forms by phone at (855) 297-5600 (toll free in the U.S.) or (802) 828-2515 

Visit the Property Taxes Page for additional property tax information.


Westfield has two FREE WiFi Hotspots:
Westfield Community Center and
the Hitchcock Museum & Library with
accessibility in the parking lots or 
inside the buildings.
No password required.

Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road

OR

Hitchcock Museum and Library 1252 VT Route 100


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 Town Offices: 38 School Street, Westfield, VT 05874
Phone: (802) 744-2484 ♦ Fax: (802) 744-6224
Email: townofwestfield@comcast.net

LaDonna Dunn ♦ Town Clerk 
Heather Johnson & Connie LaPlume ♦ Assistant Town Clerks

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Mary Lou Jacobs ♦ Treasurer
Office Hours: Wednesday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment

Cover photo by LaDonna Dunn: A wintry view of the Westfield village from Loop Road with snow covered Jay Peak in the background.