Readsboro's Town Clerk & Treasurer

Amber Holland, Town Clerk/Treasurer
301 Phelps Lane / P. O. Box 187
Readsboro, VT 05350
Office: (802) 423-5405
Fax: (802) 423-5423

 
email: clerk@readsborovt.org


Office Hours

Mon - 8:00 - 3:30
Tues - 8:00 - 3:30
Wed - 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thurs - 8:00 - 3:30
Fri - 8:00 - 3:30

The office will be closed form 12:00 - 12:30 for lunch.

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Office Resources:

Handbook For Vermont Municipal Clerks
Municipal Treasurer Handbook


In many Vermont municipalities the municipal clerk is the most visible elected official and as such is expected to be informed about all aspects of town business from animals to zoning. Briefly, the municipal clerk is required by law to be the receiver and recorder of the town’s archives. The clerk records deeds related to real estate and private property transactions and files vital statistics information records relating to town business.

Proceedings of the annual and special town meetings are recorded and filed by the municipal clerk. The responsibilities apply equally to the municipal clerk elected at town meeting and to a clerk appointed by the Selectboard to fill a vacancy in the office.

AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICE:

DOG LICENSING:

DEADLINE: April 1st each year.

A dog must have had a rabies inoculation not more than 36 months prior to the date of licensing for older dogs. Not more than 12 months for puppies. YOU MUST BRING PROOF OF A CURRENT VACCINE WITH YOU.

We have a leash ordinance in PDF format. FEES:

  • Spayed or Neutered: $8.00 – Delinquent: $10.00
  • Non-Spayed or Neutered: $12.00 – Delinquent: $16.00

SPORTING LICENSES

You must be a resident of the State of Vermont for six months to be eligible for a resident fishing and/or hunting license.

MUZZLELOADER, ARCHERY & RIFLE: If you have not purchased a license previously from us, you must provide proof of a hunting license from another state or produce a card that states you completed a hunter safety course.

MARRIAGE/CIVIL LICENSES FEES: $45.00; $10.00 if you wish to have a certified copy.

You can a find more information regarding marriage and civil licenses by going to the Vermont Secretary of State’s site at: http://www.sec.state.vt.us/municipal/civil_mar.htm

Click Application for a PDF file.



FAQ’s:

Q:  Do we need a blood test?  A: NO

Q:  Is there a waiting period?  A:  NO

Q:  Is there a limit on how long before the wedding that we can get our license?  A:
YES. You cannot get your license more than sixty (60) days before the wedding.

Q:  Do we need an ID to get our license?  A:  NO. We do not require an ID in the Town of Readsboro.

* The license must be signed at the Town Clerk’s office by at least one of persons getting married.

ADDITION TO THE VOTER CHECKLIST
You must be a resident of the Town of Readsboro and at least 18 years old. If you are registered in another town or state, we will send notification to them if you are active on their voter checklist. The Vermont Voter’s Oath will be administered in the Town Clerk’s Office or you may take it yourself as long as you file the papers with the Town Clerk.

Early Absentee Ballot Request – PDF       Addition to the Checklist - PDF

USE OF PUBLIC RECORDS:
Vital Records:

  • Births
  • Deaths
  • Marriages

Searches:
By individual: $2.00 per hour.
By clerk: $5.00 per hour.
Copies: $1.00 per page.

Land Records Searches:
By individual: $2:00 per hour
By clerk: $5.00 per hour.
Copies: $1.00 per page.
Certified: $10.00 per page.
Regular: 10 cents per page.