Welcome to the Town of Londonderry’s website…
We will be updating this site on a regular basis and hope you will visit often to know about the happenings in Londonderry. Please see the calendar link in the left sidebar.
Please contact your webmaster or the town office with information and suggestions. Enjoy…
Upcoming Town Office Closures
The Town Clerk’s Office will be closed on September 7th for Labor Day. It will also be closed on September 21st and 22nd so the Clerk, Assistant Clerk and Treasurer can attend the annual Vermont Municipal Clerk Treasurer’s Association training.
JOB OPENING – TOWN ADMINISTRATOR
At their August 3rd meeting the Select Board voted to post and advertise the position of Town Administrator. The board had previously accepted, with regret, the resignation of Kevin Beattie. Below is the text of the announcement. The job description can be found here.
The Town of Londonderry seeks a part time professional administrator who is a highly motivated, energetic, self-starter to work under the direction of the Select Board. Good communication skills, both verbal and written, and computer skills are required. Related experience is preferred.
The job description and further details can be found on the town website, londonderryvt.org.
The Town of Londonderry provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Resumes are being accepted by the Select Board. Interviews will be scheduled.
Questions can be directed to Select Board members whose contact information can be found on the directory page under the Town heading at londonderryvt.org.
Representative Oliver Olsen has announced a Community Forum to discuss education and property taxes on September 14, 2015 at Flood Brook School at 6:30 p.m. Guests speakers will include Rep. Shap Smith, Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives and Rep. Dave Sharpe, Chairman of the House Education Committee. If you have specific questions you would like addressed, please email them to Rep. Olsen here.
PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS
You can now pay your property taxes by credit card, Echeck/Saving account through Xpress-pay. The cost to the person paying the bill will be the following: Credit card will be 2.85% of the transaction plus .28 cents and Echeck/Savings account will be a flat $2.50.
Things you will need: Name, Parcel ID, Street name, and amount of taxes. These can all be found on your property tax bill. Click here for the link to Xpress-pay.
If you have question, please call the town office at 824-3356 or email the treasurer.
To view a comparison with last year’s tax rate click here.
POLICING COMMITTEE UPDATE
The Town of Londonderry Ad Hoc Policing Committee met on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Twitchell Building for their organizational meeting. Scheduled meeting dates are August 27, September 10, 17, and 24. Minutes will be posted on the Agenda/Minutes page under the TOWN heading on this website.
BUSINESS OWNERS — DID YOU KNOW?
You can have your Londonderry business listed on the BUSINESS page of this website for FREE! Email the webmaster with your name and phone number and it will be added to the list found on the LONDONDERRY VT BUSINESSES page found under COMMUNITY on the main menu bar. If you have a website, provide that address and we will make the link. Remember, it’s free!
THE LONDONDERRY MONTHLY
Click here to see the latest news and happenings in the August 2015 edition of the Londonderry Monthly. Links to earlier editions of the Londonderry Monthly can be found on this site by choosing the TOWN menu and then selecting NEWSLETTER.
Transfer Station and Recycling Center Hours:
Mon., Tue., Thur., Fri., Sat. 9 am to 4 pm
Pilot program – Sun. 10 am to 2 pm
COMPOSTING – See our new composting page and links to information about food scrap pails and what to compost by clicking here. Please click here for an informational postcard and here for Vermont’s Guide to Composting Kitchen Scraps.
COMPOSTING CONTAINERS AVAILABLE
A limited number of composting containers are available for purchase. See the informational flyer here.
HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT DAYS
First Saturday in June and First Saturday in October. More information here.
VERMONT SOLID WASTE BILL, Act 148 See the Act 148 Fact Sheet . Get more information here and here. Countertop pails are available for kitchen use. See flyer here.
The Londonderry Group has switched to Dual Stream Recycling. Dual Stream Info for details. See an informational video on the Recycling/Transfer page of this site.
By state law as of JULY 1, 2015
BANNED FROM THE LANDFILL AND MUST BE RECYCLED
Aluminum and steel cans
Aluminum foil and aluminum pie pans – clean please
Glass bottles and jars from foods and beverages
Plastics #1 and #2 (PET and HDPE resin types)
Newspaper, magazines, catalogues, paper mail, and envelopes
White and mixed paper
Box board – Cereal boxes and such but not the inserts
Please contact Esther Fishman via email or phone (802) 824-3306 with question regarding the Recycling and Transfer Station. You can also send your email information to this email to be added to the Recycling/Transfer Station Distribution list.
Last updated August 27, 2015