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:

Transfer Station Holiday Hours
The Transfer Station & Recycling Center will close early at 1 p.m. on:
Christmas Eve – Saturday, December 24, 2022 (8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

The Transfer Station & Recycling Center will be open regular hours on:
New Year’s Eve – Saturday, December 31, 2022 (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Dog Licensing Past Due
Licensing of dogs for 2022 was due April 1. Licenses continue to be issued with late fees assessed. Please submit payment of the fee (including late fees: $12.00 for spayed/neutered dogs and $19.00 for others) and a current rabies vaccination certificate via mail (Town of Barnet, PO Box 15, Barnet, VT  05821), in the drop box at the front of the Town Clerk’s Office (1743 US Route 5 South), or in-person at the Town Clerk’s Office during normal weekday hours.

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.