♦ Welcome ♦ Westfield Town Announcements ♦

♦ PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017:
Property tax bills have been mailed to all property owners on record as of April 1, 2017. If you have not received your tax bill please contact the Treasurers office at 802-744-2484. Please remember, postmarks are not accepted. Visit the Property Taxes Page for more information. 


♦ WESTFIELD COMMUNITY MEALSITE MENU FOR AUGUST:
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. 

  • August 3rd – Juice, Spaghetti & Meat Balls, Garden Salad, Garlic Bread and Blueberry Cake
  • August 10th (Free – No Donation Requested) – Juice, Swiss Hamburger Steak, New Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Whole Wheat Bread and Berry Dessert
  • August 17th – Juice, Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Carrots and Green Beans, Whole Grain Bread and Melon Melange
  • August 24th – Juice, Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Zucchini with Tomatoes, Whole Grain Bread and Ice Cream Sundaes
  • August 31st – Juice, Baked Ham, Oven Roasted Potatoes, Carrots and Green Beans, Rolls and Dump Cake

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.
Menu subject to change.


♦ FYI: The Town is in the process of getting request for proposals for a town-wide reappraisal which will be completed by April 1, 2020. More information will be passed along as it becomes available. 


♦ DOG LICENSES WERE DUE BY APRIL 1ST:

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 they live. 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 $13Dog

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.


♦ TOWN MEETING INFORMATION:
To view past Town Reports visit the Town Meeting page


♦ 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

Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road

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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  & Connie LaPlume ♦ Assistant Town Clerk
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

Cover photo by LaDonna Dunn: The Road Home driving through Lazy Lady Farm