Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Village municipal services may have changed. To view the most current updates, please visit the COVID-19 Information page for the Town and Village.
The Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program through the Vermont State Housing Authority was created to help renters dealing with financial challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For eligible households, the program offers rental and utility assistance to help Vermonters avoid eviction or loss of utility service.
Please continue to https://erap.vsha.org/ to learn more about the program.
FY20 Tax Rates
Taxes are payable in two installments on Sept. 15 and March 15.
|Village of Essex Junction General Fund||0.3206|
|Village Economic Development||0.0100|
|Town of Essex General Fund||0.5067|
|Town of Essex Capital Fund||0.0200|
|Total Municipal Rate||0.8592|
|State Homestead Education Rate||1.5385|
|State Non-Residential Education Rate||1.6930|
|Total - HOMESTEAD||2.3977|
|Total - NON-RESIDENTIAL||2.5522|
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FY21 Water Rate: Fixed charge of $114.39 per year plus usage of $0.0198 per cubic foot
FY21 Sewer Rate: Fixed charge of $113.95 per year plus usage of $0.01076 per cubic foot
FY21 Sanitation Rate: Fixed charge of $102.63 per year plus usage of $0.006 per cubic foot
FY21 Large User Water Rate: $0.085 per 1,000 gallons
FY21 Wastewater Treatment Wholesale Rate: $3.205 per 1,000 gallons
Effective July 1, 2020 a $35 flat fee will be applied to all interim bill requests. This includes interim bill requests for the sale of property or for a change of tenant in rental properties.
Beginning in calendar year 2021, Water, Sewer, and Sanitation charges will be billed three times per year (tri-annually). Each bill will include four months of usage charges and four months of fixed charges.
Sign up for free automatic water/sewer payment program. To have payments automatically paid from your bank account on the due dates, please stop by 81 Main Street and fill out this form.