Village News

The safety and reliability of Vermont’s electric transmission system depends on effective maintenance of VELCO’s electric transmission structures to ensure they can continue to serve Vermont’s energy needs.

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S.D. Ireland will begin installation of the replacement culvert on Densmore Drive near Main St starting Monday April 26, 2021.

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On April 27, the Trustees held a work session on Essex Junction Independence.  The following is what was discussed. 

The Trustees will be using approximately the first hour of each of their regularly scheduled meetings to have a work session to discuss Essex Junction Independence.  The public will be given the opportunity to speak at the start of each work session. 

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Join the Manager for an evening coffee chat on Thursday evening, May 6th at 6:30 pm

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The Village President and Unified Manager were notified this week that Congressman Peter Welch has nominated the Crescent Connector Project connecting Routes 2A and 117 for member designation in the 2021 surface transportation reauthorization bill.

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Come see a variety of vehicles up close and in person! This adapted version of our beloved annual event will include some interactive experiences.

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The Essex Junction Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants from April 25 to May 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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The Clerk has provided final vote results for the Village Annual Meeting and the Town Special Town Meeting.

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With warmer temps, residents may be starting some yard cleanup and outdoor activities. The Essex Junction Fire Department is reminding you of the Open Burning Ordinance for the Village and that the fire danger is currently moderate with abnormally dry conditions.

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Please view links for committee vacancies (descriptions and how to apply) for the Town and Village of Essex Junction, VT.

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Essex Green Up Day will take place on Saturday, May 1st. 

Green Up Day bags are available for contactless pick up at 75 Maple Street between the hours of 8 AM - 4 PM Monday-Friday starting April 12th. Bags will be available in pre-bundles of 5 bags.

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Densmore Drive culvert replacement construction resumes Monday, April 12th!

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Join the Manager for a casual coffee chat on Wednesday morning, April 7th at 10:00am.  If you're not a coffee fan, grab your tea or water and take some time to connect with others in the virtual world. The meeting will be held via Microsoft Teams.

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Town of Essex & Essex Junction, Vermont

Finding a common path for the future

Business View Magazine interviews representatives of Essex and Essex Junction, Vermont for our focus on Economic Development in U.S. Towns & Cities

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Village water bills are in the mail and due 04-15-2021

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The 2021 Village Annual Meeting will be held entirely by Australian ballot. A public informational hearing on the Articles to be voted on at Village Annual Meeting will be held according to 17 V.S.A. § 2680. No voting will take place during this hearing. If you wish to make a public comment but do not have the ability to comment remotely during the meeting, please email your comment(s) to the
Unified Manager at manager@essex.org by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6. Agenda will include discussion of articles and public to be heard.

More information can be accessed by clicking on this pdf link

April 7 Informational Hearing Link Access

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Police Community Engagement - Friday, March 26th, 2021, via Zoom, 9 am to 10:30 am

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Click here for the final Town Meeting Day voting results.

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The Town of Essex Board of Civil Authority will be conducting a recount of the ballots on March 8, 2021. The public is invited to attend via Microsoft Teams. 

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Click Here for the Preliminary Results of Town Meeting Day.

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The second installment of the 2020-21 property taxes are due March 15, 2021.

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The Essex Police Department and Essex Community Justice Center will be co-hosting a monthly virtual "Coffee Chat with the Chief".

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Essex Junction Recreation & Parks (EJRP) is building a destination playground at Maple Street Park. We are
seeking the newest, highest, greatest, most thrilling, engaging, and exciting structures and components
available for 5-12-year-olds, to complement all of the amazing things to do at our 38-acre park. We want as
many of these new installations to be accessible to all children in our community. This is a soup to nuts RFP
for up to $250,000, with all aspects from site prep, to equipment removal and disposal, to freight, and
installation to be included.

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The Town Selectboard will hold two public hearings on the Plan of Merger and the Charter for merged municipalities as approved by the Selectboard on January 11, 2021.  

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Are you a resident of Vermont or have you traveled to Vermont from out-of-state during the Covid-19 pandemic? Complete an online survey and enter for a chance to win one of ten $25 gift cards to a local Vermont business.

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Residential Christmas trees will be picked up at the curbside starting at 7:30 AM Monday, January 4th, weather permitting by Village and Town Public Works crews.

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Small Business Saturday is this November 28, 2020 see how you can participate

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Racial justice in Essex

Essex is committing to examining the policies and practices of not only our Police Department but our entire municipality, through the lens of racial and social justice that roots out racism and implicit bias in all its forms. We commit to working with our community partners, including our communities of color, to make police-community relations in Essex as strong as possible.

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A signed warning for the Village of Essex Junction Special Village Meeting for November 3, 2020 is now available for view. 

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Village of Essex Junction Notice of Public Hearings for Oct 13 and Oct 27

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