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Welcome to the Town of Barnet
Barnet is a small Connecticut River town chartered in 1763 and settled between 1770 and 1773. Its five villages are Barnet Village, East Barnet, West Barnet, McIndoe Falls, and Passumpsic.

Town news & announcements:

  • Property Tax Assessments Released: Appeals Process Begins. The Listers have lodged the 2017 Grand List, and have given notice of meetings to hear grievances/appeals of assessments. These meetings will be on June 29th and 30th. Read this notice for more details and to find out how to make a grievance/appeal.
  • Transfer Station/Recycling Center Summer Hours Begin. The Transfer Station/Recycling Center will be open on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 p.m., in addition to its normal Saturday hours, beginning May 30, 2017.
  • School Merger Vote. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Barnet Fire & Rescue Station. Polls now closed.
  • 2017 Dog Licenses past due. Licensing of all dogs is due annually on April 1, but are still available with a small late fee. Fees this year, including the late fee, are $11.00 for spayed or neutered dogs (includes $2.00 late fee) and $17.00 for others (includes $4.00 late fee). A valid rabies vaccination certificate must accompany payment of fee. Licenses may be obtained:
    • Through the mail – Town of Barnet, PO Box 15, Barnet, VT  05821 (please send rabies certificate and a check in the amount of the fee), or
    • At the Town Clerk’s Office during normal weekday hours (9 a.m.-noon & 1-4:30 p.m.).

Town Clerk’s Office Closures. Please see the Town Clerk’s Office page for up-to-date information.