Town & Village Government

Zip Code: 05764

Poultney utilizes the town manager form of government for both the town and village. Each year on the first Monday in March Informational meetings are held allowing voters to question budget and ballot proposals as well as candidates for town office. Voting takes place the following Tuesday by Australian (or secret) ballot.

The operating government for the Town is conducted through an elected Select Board consisting of five members with staggered terms. The Select Board meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the town Office, located at 9 Main Street, and are open to the public.

The operating government for the Village of Poultney is conducted through an elected Board of Trustees consisting of five members with staggered terms of office. The Village Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the Town Office, located at 9 main street, and are open to the public.

The Village Manager is responsible for day to day operations of the village. This includes budget development and administration, road and sidewalk maintenance, the water department, and the sewer department. The Acting Village Manager is Jonas Rosenthal and may be reached at (802)287-4003. The Village Offices are located at 98 Depot Street.