Village Public Hearing on charter for the City of Essex Junction

The Essex Junction Village Trustees are holding a public hearing on the charter for the city of Essex Junction on Tuesday, September 28, at 6:30p.m. at 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT  05452.  The hearing will be a hybrid style meeting that is available for in-person or online participation.  If you would like to participate online, please visit the following site for details, which will be available beginning the Friday before the meeting:

The public is invited to attend and offer comments regarding the charter.

The charter for the city of Essex Junction is a comprehensive update to the current Village of Essex Junction municipal charter, changing Essex Junction from a Village to a city.  It includes:

  • Transitional provisions
  • Incorporation and the Powers of the City
  • Governance Structure
  • Other Elected Offices
  • City Meetings
  • Ordinances
  • City Manager
  • Boards and Commissions
  • Administrative Departments
  • Budget Process
  • Taxation
  • Capital Improvements
  • Amendment of Charter and Initiatives
  • General

An official copy of the proposed charter will be on file and available for public inspection at the Clerk’s Office at 81 Main Street, Essex Junction, Vermont  05452, beginning September 15.  Copies will be made available upon request.

A copy of the charter can be found online here, after September 15:

Voter Registration: Residents may register online at, or at the polling place for same day registration. All that is required for voter registration is your VT driver’s license number, or if you do not have a VT driver’s license, the last four digits of your social security number. For questions concerning voter registration, call the town clerk’s office at 879-0413, option 6.

Download Public Hearing Warning for September 28, 2021 (pdf)

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