Welcome to the Town of Barnet
Barnet is a small town in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom situated along the Connecticut River. Its five villages are Barnet Village, East Barnet, West Barnet, McIndoe Falls, and Passumpsic.
Town news & announcements:
Pre-Memorial Day Services – Sunday, May 28, 2023
The public is invited to services so to be held by the Selectboard at the…
– Monument in Passumpsic at 9:00 a.m.
– Monument in Barnet Village at 9:30 a.m.
Transfer Station/Recycling Center Summer Hours to Begin Wednesday May 31, 2023
The hours of operation of the Transfer Station/Recycling Center will extend to include Wednesday afternoons (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.). For the period of May 31, 2023 through August 30, 2023 the hours shall be as follows:
– Wednesdays: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
– Saturdays: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
School District Annual Election (April 4)
UNOFFICIAL Barnet-only results
The licensing of dogs is was due on or before April 1, 2023. Licenses continue to be issued by the Town Clerk’s Office. Fees, including late fees, are $11.00 for spayed or neutered dogs and $17.00 for others. A current rabies vaccination certificate also must be presented. Licenses may be purchased by check through the mail (Town of Barnet, PO Box 15, Barnet, VT 05821), or by cash or check at the Town Clerk’s Office (1743 US Route 5 South) during normal weekday hours or via the drop box at the front of the Town Clerk’s Office.
Town Hall Repurposing
The Selectboard is exploring and investigating the proposed repurposing of the Town Hall as a municipal office building. Visit the Town Hall Project page for information.
Village Center Designation for Four Barnet Villages
The Vermont Downtown Development Board has designated Passumpsic, Barnet Village, McIndoe Falls, and West Barnet Village as state-recognized village centers. This designation makes properties in these centers eligible for state benefits, including financial incentives, training, and technical assistance needed to attract new business and vitality. To learn more, please visit the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development website
Town Clerk’s Office Closures
Please see the Town Clerk’s Office page for up-to-date information.