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:
Property Taxes Due October 16th
Property taxes for the Town of Barnet are due on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Payments received after the close of business on October 16, 2021 will be subject to an 8% penalty and interest at 1% per month for the first 3 months and 1.5% per month thereafter. Postmarks will not be used for determining timely payment. You may remit your payment in any of the following ways: 1) mail to Town of Barnet, PO Box 15, Barnet, VT 05281, 2) place in drop box at the front of the Town Clerk’s Office, or 3) pay in person at the Town Clerk’s Office during office hours (Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.). If you would like a receipt via mail, please include the entire bill and a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment. The Town Clerk’s Office will be open to receive tax payments on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Transfer Station/Recycling Center Summer Hours Ended September 1
The summer hours of operation of the Transfer Station/Recycling Center on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. have ended. The facility is now open only on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dog Licensing Due April 1
The Town Clerk’s Office continues to issue 2021 dog licenses. 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) or in the drop box at the front of the Town Clerk’s Office (1743 US Route 5 South). The Town Clerk’s Office in turn will mail the license and tag.
2021 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule & Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District Calendar now available
Click the links below.
– 2021 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule
– 2021 Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District Calendar
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.