How do I get on the Selectboard agenda?

Call the Town Manager (802) 464-8591 to get on the agenda.  Short comments from the floor are allowed toward the beginning of meetings, but you must be on the agenda in order to bring an issue to the Board for discussion.  We need to know the issue so that any necessary research on the subject can be done before the meeting.  NOTE:  Agenda items must be submitted on the Thursday before Selectboard meetings to be considered for the agenda.  Regular meetings are 1st & 3rd Wed. of every month.

Where and when do I apply for a dog license?

Dog licenses are issued by the Town Clerk’s office. (802) 464-5836.  Dogs must be licensed on or before April 1st of each year.  We must have a current rabies certificate to register.  Cats do not require a license.

Can I register my vehicle at the town office?

Yes, the Town Clerk offers this service for renewals.  For more information call the Town Clerk’s office at (802) 464-5836.

Where do I find civil marriage license information?

Information and application forms are on this site under Government/Town Clerk  Here  or you may go to the Town Clerk’s office. 

Does the town pick up trash and recycling?

The town does not pick up either trash or recyclables.

There are recycling containers on Beaver Street near the tennis courts (open 24 hrs) and at the transfer station on Miller Road during open hours.

Trash may be taken to the Transfer Station or there are several private contractors who provide pick-up service.  Transfer Station Hours and Fees.

How do I get a burn permit and when must I get one?

Permits required for ALL open air burning of brush, weeds or grass!

Effective Monday, March 14, 2016, a person in the Town of Wilmington shall not kindle a fire in the open air for the purpose of burning brush, weeds or grass without first obtaining permission from the Fire Warden.  Violators shall be fined not more than $200.00 or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.  Please note that burning of trash or chemically treated wood is illegal at any time.

Burn Permits are available at the Wilmington Fire Department during week days (M-F) from 8am to 5pm. You may stop by or call the Wilmington Fire Department first at the non-emergency number of 464-8022 to see if the fire chief is available to issue.

Burn Permits are also available at the Town Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. 

After hours (reasonable please) they are available by calling the Vermont Forest Fire Warden Richard Covey at 464-7341.

Weekends- please check at the Wilmington Police Department to see if a Police Department dispatcher is available to issue permits. Please pre- plan and thank you for your cooperation.

Richard Covey, Fire Warden

When are property taxes due?

Wilmington property taxes are payable in two installments. The dates are set each year at Town Meeting.

Who do I call about a problem with my road?

Call Highway Supervisor William Hunt at (802) 464-5515.  He will respond to your concerns.  If you are not satisfied after a reasonable length of time, you may call the Town Manager at (802) 464-8591. Please do not bring road problems or questions to a Selectboard meeting until you have gone through these channels.