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The Wilmington Town Clerk’s office will close on Monday, March 4 at noon, through Town Meeting Day on Tuesday, March 5, and will reopen slightly late on Wednesday, March 6 at 10am.

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The Wilmington Planning Commission in considering replacing the current Floodplain Regulations in the Zoning Ordinance with a regulation that includes both FEMA Special Flood Hazard Areas and ANR designated River Corridors.  The below map link shows where these areas are located in Wilmington.  Please review this map to see if your property may be impacted.  Contact the Zoning Administrator, Craig Ohlson, at or (802)464-8591 with any questions.  A hard copy map is available for viewing at the Town Office.

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Polls open at 7am & close at 7pm for election of Town & School Officers – Annual Town Meeting begins on the floor at 10:00am until concluded.

Anyone wishing to register to vote may do so in person at the Town Clerk’s Office during the regular office hours.  Registering to vote is also available online at the Vermont Secretary of State’s website at . Early/Absentee Ballots will be available Feb 13th through noon on March 4th, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at , or , or 464-5836.

The deadline for filing petitions with the Town Clerk for articles to be included in the Annual Town Meeting warning is Thursday, January 17, 2019 by 5:00pm.  These petitions must be signed by at least 5% of the registered voters of Wilmington, or 80 signatures. VSA 17:2642(a)

Nomination papers to run for an elected office to be voted on by Australian Ballot are now available at the Town Clerk’s Office and on the town website  These petitions must be signed by 1% of the registered voters of Wilmington, or 16 signatures.  The deadline for filing these petitions with the Town Clerk is Monday, January 28, 2019, by 5:00pm.  VSA 17:2681(a)(b)

Town Moderator – 1 year term

Town Clerk – 3 year term

Town Treasurer – 1 year term

Selectboard – 2 year term

Selectboard – 3 year term

Lister – 3 year term

Lister – 1 year term (2 seats of 1 year term each)

First Constable – 1 year term

Second Constable – 1 year term

Grand Juror – 1 year term

Town Agent – 1 year term

Cemetery Commissioner – 5 year term

Library Trustee – 5 year term

CC Haynes Fund Trustee – 1 year term

Twin Valley Unified Union School District Director – 2 year term

Anyone interested in serving as an appointed board member, please review the expiring appointed positions in the town report or town website at and contact the Town Offices at 464-8591.


Early/Absentee ballots available by February 13, 2019

Deadline to request early/absentee ballots – March 4, 2019 by noon

Annual Meeting – March 5, 2019 – Floor Meeting begins at 10am

Election of Town & School officers – March 5, 2019 – Polls open 7am-7pm 


Wilmington Town Clerk Ph: 802-464-5836

Email: or

Hours:  Mon – Fri  8:30am-noon & 1-4pm

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Winter Parking Ban Reminder

Reminder: Winter Parking Ban Starts November 15th and goes until April 15th. During this time there is no parking on the streets from 3AM till 6AM. Vehicles left in on-street parking spaces during these hours may be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expanse.

Wilmington Police Department would like businesses to remind their guests of the winter parking restrictions.

Reminder: There is no parking in the Wilmington Town municipal lots for longer than 24 hrs. Vehicles left in the municipal lots longer than 24 hrs maybe ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expanse.

These parking restrictions are in place to help facilitate snow removal operations.

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The Wilmington, Vermont, Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Sergeant.


This is an exciting full-time supervisory opportunity in a vibrant four-season tourism market, nestled in southern Vermont. The Sergeant reports directly to the Chief and assists in the day-to-day supervision of police officers and staff. The Sergeant is an energetic and visible community policing leader, experienced in investigations, patrol & dispatch; performing additional duties such as scheduling, training, etc. The Sergeant assumes the Police Chief’s duties in his absence.


The Wilmington Police Department is a great place to work and offers excellent benefits: VMERS Retirement Group D (20-year retirement), health insurance, paid vacations, holidays, sick time and personal time. The hiring range is $25.00 – $28.00 per hour, based upon experience and qualifications. Take home cruiser, advanced training opportunities, snowmobile patrol and overtime details.

Successful Applicant Requirements for the position:

Education: Associates Degree (Bachelor’s Degree Preferred)

Experience: At least five (5) years full-time police experience with a demonstrated record of professional development.

A $5000 signing bonus is available for qualified applicants with full-time Vermont certification.

Applications are available on website. Send completed applications to Chief Matthew Murano by 11/30/2018 or until position is filled: Wilmington Police Dept., PO Box 217, 2 East Main St., Wilmington, VT 05363 or; Equal Opportunity Employer.


Sergeant Application Packet

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The Wilmington Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time police officer position.   We are seeking positive, self-motivated individuals to join our police force, individuals who want to contribute to community engaging activities and making Wilmington a safer place for all that live and visit here.  Our officers work four days per week, 10 hours each day for 40 hours, with the expectation of working overtime as needed.  Officers will receive paid vacation,VMERS plan D retirement, paid sick time, health insurance and holiday pay. Applicants not already Vermont full time certified must be able to perform essential job functions as well passing all the requirements for entry into the Vermont Police Academy.  A Hiring bonus of up to $5000 for applicants that are already full time certified in Vermont.  A $2500.00 hiring bonus for officer’s with Vermont part time level II certification that are ready to work and attend the next available Level III class at Vermont Police Academy.  Applications are available on the Town of Wilmington website. Please send completed applications to Chief of Police, PO Box 217, Wilmington, VT 05363.  The position will remain posted until it is filled. The town of Wilmington is an Equal opportunity employer.

Patrol Officer Application Packet