Colchester residents elect five members of a Selectboard that represent the legislative and judicial branches of the municipal government. The Selectboard appoints the Town Manager who heads the third, executive/administrative branch.
The mission of the Town of Colchester is to provide to its citizens the highest quality municipal services possible with the resources available. We take pride in being responsive, helpful, and compassionate in serving our community. Our objective is to listen to our citizens and to facilitate the implementation of their vision for the community. Please feel free to contact us by email, telephone, or by visiting any of us at Town Hall.
Colchester Town Newsletter - Be Informed
Stay up-to-date on all the Town departments' news, plus Town meetings, events, and special notices by reading the Town Newsletter every week.
Renewable Energy Efforts:
Construction of Colchester's first two municipally-owned solar projects are complete. Both are 150 kW arrays that produce roughly 70% of the municipal operations' electrical consumption. Permitting for a third site is currently underway. Want to know more about the Town's renewable energy efforts? Review this presentation.
Town Achievements and Goals for 2023-2024+
Here is a summary of what's been accomplished over the past fiscal years and what's planned for the future.