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The Town of Mendon is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Law Enforcement Officer.  We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with exceptional moral character and strong work ethics to provide quality law enforcement services.  Duties include, but are not limited to, working patrol, traffic control, community relations and emergency response of dispatched calls.  Mendon places a heavy emphasis on proactive community policing and motor vehicle enforcement.  Applicants must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, a valid Driver’s License, and pass an extensive background investigation. Qualified candidates must be part time certified as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC).

The Mendon application is required to be completed and applications will be accepted for consideration until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and Mendon application to Phil Douglas, Constable at the Town of Mendon, 2282 US Route 4, Mendon, VT 05701 or via email to . The Town of Mendon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Property taxes are due on Monday March 14, 2016.


In order to be considered timely, payments must be received in the office or postmarked with a US Postal Service postmark by 03/14/16.  In accordance with state statutes, payments received after this time shall be subject to an 8% penalty and 1% penalty per month or any part thereof.


Special office hours for tax collection are as follows:

Tuesday        03/08                  8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wednesday   03/09                  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday      03/10                  8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday           03/11                  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monday        03/14                  8:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Approximately 50% of Mendon’s voters (385)  participated in this election.  Election Results are posted here.  We would like to thank everyone who voted in today’s election.  Your vote is your voice.

We would also like to thank everyone who volunteered to work at the polls.  Without all of you, the election would not have run as smoothly as it did.


Marie Conway & Nancy Gondella

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The 2015 Town Report is now available.Last year, the voters approved an article to provide notice of availability of the town report to the voters of the town in lieu of mailing or otherwise distributing the report pursuant to 24 V.S.A. §1682. Hard copies will be available at the Town Office.  The Town Office is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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The Mendon Selectboard is asking for your support at the polls on March 01, 2016. Please vote YES to approve a bond in the amount of $285,000 to construct a new sand/salt shed and make repairs to the Town Garage.  For more information, please click here: Town Garage Improvement Project

Update:  Thank you voters for saying YES to the Town Garage Improvement Project.  The Road Crew has started clearing the site location for the new Salt & Sand Shed.  The wood cleared from this site is available for any Mendon resident or tax payer to pick up if they would like to use.  It is free for the taking located next to the residential sand shed by the Town Garage gate.  The town staff will not be able to assist in loading wood.  The use of chainsaws or other power equipment is prohibited.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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Homestead = $1.8298                    Non-Residential = $2.0097

($.5243+$1.3045+$.0010)              ($.5243+$1.4844+$.0010)


Municipal Tax Rate: $.5243

            2015-2016 Amount to be raised by taxes       $927,232

            2015-2016 Municipal Grand List                  $1,768,512


Education Tax Rate:

            Homestead = $1.3045

            Non-Residential = $1.4844


2015-2016 Summary:

Municipal Tax Rate= $ .0106 decrease or 2.0% decrease

Education Tax Rate:

            Homestead = $1.3045 a $.1117 increase or 9.3% increase

            Non-Residential = $1.4844 a $.0433 increase or 3.0% increase

Total Homestead = $.1010 increase or 5.8% increase

Total Non-Residential = $.0326 increase or 1.6% increase


Local Agreement Tax: $.0010

Eligible properties (6)

Voter approved Property Assessment Exemption $30,000 = 180,000/100

Total Exemption                                             $1,800

2015-2016 Municipal Grand List                  $1,768,512