Posted on: April 21, 2017

Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a flood warning for Lake Champlain at Rouses Point, expecting the Lake level to rise to 100.1 feet by Friday evening. At this stage, water will begin to threaten low lying roads, piers, and docks. Alon...

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National Weather Service website
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (4/21)

Considering a Career in Law Enforcement?

 The Town of Colchester Police Department is actively seeking qualified applicants for police officers!

There will be a Chittenden County Law Enforcement Recruiting Event at South Burlington Middle School on Fri...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (4/14)

At a public hearing scheduled for April 25th at 6:30pm in the Colchester Town Office’s, Outer Bay Conference Room, 3rd floor, the Colchester Selectboard will vote on the adoption of a Stormwater Utility. This proposal is of epic importance to re...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Public Works Position Openings

The Colchester Department of Public Works has openings for two mid-level management positions. We’re conducting a search for an Operations Manager (position overview) and a Technical Services Manager (position overview). Could a career at the Town b...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Message of the Week (3/30)

The Vermont Agency of Transportation’s project to rebuild a section of U.S. Route 7/2 and VT Route 2A between Bay Road and Creek Farm Road will start this spring.

This project will widen the road to add turning lanes and traffic signals at the intersection...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Learn More: Proposed Stormwater Utility

We hope by now you have read or heard about the proposed Stormwater Utility that has been under development for the past eighteen months and is now to be considered by the Colchester Selectboard.  We believe this Utility is the best approach to a...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Message of the Week (3/17)

Selectboard Considers Stormwater Utility

Colchester has a long tradition of preserving and protecting its water resources for future generations. In 2013, the Town completed a four year $1.5 million study funded by the U.S. EPA. A key recommendation was to...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Update on Snow Removal

Due to the magnitude of winter storm Stella, our winter operations crew had to focus on keeping our roads and buildings clear. On Thursday and Friday, we will be working to open up our paths and sidewalks. Thank you for your patience and if you see a plow...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Selectboard Considers Stormwater Utility

In 2009, the Town received a $1.5 million federal grant to study water quality issues in Colchester. This four year study, known as the Integrated Water Resources Management Plan, included sixteen public meetings and produced several key recommendations. ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Message of the Week (3/10)

A Thank You to Our Residents

The staff at the Town of Colchester would like to extend a sincere thank you for supporting the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget that was approved by voters on March 7. The 2.4% budget increase was not only lower than six years ago; it ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Law Enforcement Recruitment Event

Chittenden County Law Enforcement Recruitment Event

Considering a career in law enforcement? Join us for Chittenden County-wide Law Enforcement Recruiting Event. The event takes place at South Burlington Middle School (500 Dorset St., South Burlington) on Friday, April 28, 2017. Pre-registration is require...

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See the full-size poster here
Posted on: March 7, 2017

* Voting Results *

Unofficial results for the Mar. 7, 2017 voting are now available. See the results at the link below (PDF format).

Election Results
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Message of the Week (3/3)

The concept of a regionalized emergency dispatch service for Chittenden County has been around for over 50 years. More recently, 22 years ago the State of Vermont received a grant, with the help Senator Patrick Leahy, to conduct a feasibility study for a ...

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