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Public Hearings - Charter Amendments

Notice of Public Hearing

TOWN OF ESSEX SELECTBOARD
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
CHARTER AMENDMENT HEARINGS
January 17, 2023
January 30, 2023
Town Office, 81 Main Street, Essex Junction


The legal voters of the Town of Essex, Vermont are hereby notified and warned to meet at 6:35 p.m. on January 17, 2023 and January 30, 2023 at the Town Offices, 81 Main Street, Essex, Vermont and electronically on Zoom. You can find the link at www.essexvt.org or join via conference call (audio only): (888) 788-0099 | Meeting ID: 987 8569 1140; Passcode: 032060. The purpose of the meetings is to attend public hearings regarding proposed amendments to the Charter for the Town of Essex.

The proposed changes include a reorganization of the charter and the following additions:

  • Ability to adopt and enforce ordinances for the purpose of regulating, licensing, and fixing reasonable and necessary license fees
  • Just cause eviction section
  • Recall provision for Selectboard members
  • Creation of a Development Review Board and concurrent elimination of a Zoning Board of Adjustment

An official copy of the proposed charter will be on file for public inspection at the Clerk’s Office at 81 Main Street, Essex, Vermont 05452, beginning January 4, 2023.Dated at Essex, Vermont, this 5th day of December 2022 by the Essex Town Selectboard.

VIEW THE OFFICIAL NOTICE (pdf)

January 17, 2023 Meeting Information

January 30, 2023 Meeting Information

Charter Review Committee

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