Welcome to the Town of Wheelock
1192 VT Route 122, Wheelock, VT
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1328, Lyndonville, VT 05851
Town Clerk/Treasurer Office Hours: Tuesday 10:30 AM-5:30PM, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30AM -2:30 PM
802-626-9094
[email protected]

SPECIAL OFFICE HOURS - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, 2022 12:00 PM TO 5:00 PM

Property Taxes are due Friday, November 4th, 2022.

The Clerk's Office WILL BE OPEN from 12PM to 5:00 PM on that date.

This will also be the last day to request a ballot, vote in the office, or drop off your voted ballot.

The General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022. Polls will be open at the Wheelock Town Hall from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Stay well and Happy Fall!

NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022

The State of Vermont will begin mailing ballots for the General Election to ALL ACTIVE REGISTERED voters beginning September 26, 2022. If you do not have your ballot by the 2nd or 3rd week in October, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office.

You may VOTE EARY by:

  • Returning your mailed ballot to the Town Clerk’s Office during normal office hours; OR
  • Returning your mailed ballot by mail to the Town Clerk at PO Box 1328, Lyndonville, VT 05851
  • ALWAYS BE SURE YOUR CERTIFICATE EVENLOPE IS SIGNED AFTER YOUR VOTED BALLOT IS PLACED INSIDE.

You may VOTE AT THE POLLS:

  • The Polls WILL be open on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 from 10AM to 7PM at the Wheelock Town Hall.
  • You may bring your mailed ballot to the polls and vote at the polls.
  • To simplify the process, we are asking that you vote the ballot that was mailed to you. If you do not bring your mailed ballot to the polls for voting, you are still able to vote; however, you will need to sign an Affidavit of No Other Ballot Cast.

For questions or additional information, please contact Vanessa Seguin, Town Clerk, at 802-626-9094 during office hours (Tuesday 10:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-2:30, Thursday 8:30-2:30) or by email at [email protected]

View sample ballot here.

View warning here.

LIMITED OFFICE HOURS - TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE 9/19-9/23/22

Please be advised that due to covid illness, the Wheelock Town Clerk's Office will have limited office hours the week of 9/19-9/23/22.

The Clerk's Office WILL be open on Tuesday, 9/20/22, from 1:00pm to 5:30 pm.

The Clerk's Office WILL be open on Wednesday, 9/21/22, from 830 to 1130 and 1230 to 2:30 pm.

The Clerk's Office WILL be CLOSED to the public on Thursday 9/22/22. Calls and emails will be responded to during normal office hours (8:30-2:30pm)

Check back for updates Thursday's limited office hours.

Thank you for understanding.

Vanessa Seguin, Clerk/Treasurer

PROPERTY TAX BILLS HAVE BEEN MAILED

Property tax bills have been mailed. Due on 11/4/2022. If you have not received your tax bill by 8/31 please call the office to confirm your mailing address. Reminder, if you are a new property owner whose transfer took place after April 1, the 2022 tax bill will be in the name of and mailed to the prior owner. As a courtesy we do mail a duplicate copy of the tax bill to the new owner listed on the PTTR.
Thank you!

TOWN OF WHEELOCK - VT STATE PRIMARY RESULTS

Wheelock had 24% voter participation in the Vermont Primary on August 9, 2022.

The Official Return of Results can be viewed here:

https://townofwheelockvt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/OfficialResultlist_Local-1.pdf

August State Primary - Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 10AM to 7pm - Wheelock Town Hall

Click here to view the Warning.

Click here to view Democratic Sample Ballot.

Click here to view Progressive Sample Ballot.

Click here to view Republican Sample Ballot.

Town Clerk's Office Special Office Hours

The Wheelock Town Clerk's Office will be OPEN on Monday, July 11, 2022 from 8:30am-2:30pm and CLOSED on Thursday, July 14th, 2022.

Please plan accordingly and thank you!

Vanessa Seguin, Clerk/Treasurer
Town of Wheelock
[email protected]        802-626-9094

Important Primary and General Election Information and Updates from the Vermont Secretary of State Office 

Click here to view.

Special Town Meeting - July 11, 2022 6:00 PM Wheelock Town Hall

A Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM. The agenda includes a floor vote on the subject of repurposing the Town Garage Reserve Fund to fund upgrades to the existing garage. View the warning here.

Vacancies on Planning Commission

The Town of Wheelock seeks 2 people to fill vacancies on our 3 person Planning Commission.

At Town Meeting 2022 the voters strongly supported holding an Australian Ballot Vote related to joining the National Flood Insurance Program (116 YES and 33 NO, and 6 Blank). This process starts with the Planning Commission. There is a lot of support to ensure a strong process.

For more information contact Wheelock Town Clerk at 802-626-9094 or [email protected]

Thank you!

Office Closure - June 9, 2022

The Wheelock Town Clerk's Office will close early at 10:30 AM on Thursday, July 9, 2022 for a training at Jay Peak.

Thank you for understanding.

Grievance Hearings to be held June 17, 2022 at 8:30 AM by appointment

The Wheelock listers will hold grievance hearings on June 17, 2022 beginning at 8:30 am. To make an appointment call 802-626-9094 or email [email protected]

Wheelock Community Initiative to Host Community Yard Sale at Town Hall

The Wheelock Community Initiative is set to host a community yard sale on the green at the Wheelock Town Hall on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10AM-2PM. Details in the flyer below!

Green Up Day - May 7, 2022

Bags will be available at the Town Clerk's Office during normal office hours. A limited supply will be kept in the window box outside the Clerk's office and replenished as needed. Think spring!

Clerk Office Hours Announcement - April 2022

The Wheelock Town Clerk will be OPEN on Monday April 18, 2022 from 8:30-2:30 and CLOSED April 20th and April 21st. Please plan accordingly.

Thank you!

Bulky Day - Transfer Station

The Transfer Station will host a bulky day on Wednesday, April 13th and Saturday April 16th.

Regular Selectboard Meetings

The Wheelock Selectboard will continue to meet on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:00 in person at the Town Hall. There will be a Zoom component available.

Next meeting is Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 6:00 PM.

March Selectboard Meeting - Date Change

The Wheelock Selectboard has changed their regularly scheduled meeting of Tuesday, March 8, 2022 to Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 6:00 PM.

Details can be found here.

Town Meeting 2022 - Election Night Results

Wheelock had nearly a 25% voter participation at Town Meeting 2022 by Australian Ballot. It was a great voter turnout and it was also nice to see people out! Thank you to everyone who participated.

Click here to view results.

Thank you and stay well,

Vanessa Seguin, Town Clerk

Remote Public Information Meeting Video Recording

On Friday February 25 at 6pm, the Selectboard held a public information hearing to discuss the Australian ballot articles on the 2022 Town Meeting Warning. Thanks to Kingdom Access TV, the recording is available at https://youtu.be/3j4529bGGk8.

Polls will be open from 10am to 7pm at Wheelock Town Hall on Tuesday March 1, 2022.

Accessibility Project Committee Date Change

The Wheelock Accessibility Project Committee will meet on March 7th, 2022 instead of March 14, 2022. The meeting will begin via Zoom at 6:00 PM. To view the login credentials and agenda click here.

Dog Licensing is open now at the Wheelock Town Clerk's Office.

Title 20 Section 3581 - Every dog (over 6 months of age) must be registered annually on or before April 1.

To register your dog by mail: Send an up-to-date rabies certificate and applicable fee to PO Box 1328, Lyndonville, VT 05851. The Clerk's Office will process the application and mail you the annual license and tags.

To register your dog at the Town Clerk's Office: Stop by during normal office hours (Tu 10:30-5:30, Wed 8:30-2:30 and Thursday 8:30-2:30). Bring the up-to-date rabies certificate and applicable fee. Leave with your annual license and tags.

Fees (effective January 1, 2017):
Neutered/Spayed $9.00
Not Neutered/Spayed: $13.00
$2.00 late fee applicable after April 1.

Questions? Call Vanessa Seguin at the Town Clerk's Office 802-626-9094.

ANNUAL REPORTS ARE READY

Annual Reports for the year ending December 31, 2021 are available. Pick up yours at the following locations:

  • Town Clerk's Office during normal office hours
  • Wheelock Village Store
  • Sheffield Wheelock Transfer Station

A few will be left outside the various window boxes and will be replenished as needed.

A PDF copy can be found here.

FEBRUARY AND MARCH DATE CHANGE - REGULAR SELECTBOARD MEETING

The Wheelock Selectboard has changed their regular Selectboard Meetings for February and March to the following dates:

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 6:00 PM in person and via ZOOM

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 6:00 PM in person and via ZOOM.

Click here for details.

2022 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARNING

View the 2022 Town Meeting Warning here.

All items on the Warning will be voted on by Australian Ballot on Town Meeting Day, which is Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Polls will be open from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. COVID protocol will be in place at the polling place and masking is strongly encouraged.

Absentee ballots and early voting will be available beginning February 9, 2022.

REMOTE INFORMATIONAL MEETING RE TOWN MEETING 2022 ARTICLES

REMOTE INFORMATIONAL MEETING will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 6:00 PM via ZOOM to discuss items on the Warning.

Login credentials are as follows:

To Join the Meeting by Phone:
Dial in:             +1 646 558 8656

Meeting ID:      810 8003 1813             Passcode: 055553

To Join the Meeting by Video Conferencing:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81080031813?pwd=K2Y4Ym9TU2FiSTJoUzVMQm1yNUpBdz09
Meeting ID:        810 8003 1813            Passcode: iN9YcK

The Remote Informational Meeting will also be recorded by Kingdom Access TV and available on their YouTube channel. Visit www.townofwheelockvt.org for access to the link.

***FREE WIFI IS AVAILABLE IN THE PARKING LOT AT THE WHEELOCK TOWN HALL**

ELECTED OFFICES TO BE FILLED AT TOWN MEETING

Should the Selectboard vote, at their 1/18/22 meeting, to conduct Town Meeting by Australian Ballot this year, as provided for by S.172, all Town Meeting articles, including electing Town Officers as required by law, will be by Australian Ballot. Below is a list of Elected offices to be filled at Town meeting:

  • Town Moderator – 1 Year Term
  • Selectboard – 3 Year Term
  • Selectboard – 1 Year Term (to finish a 3 Year Term)
  • Lister – 3 Year Term
  • Lister – 1 Year Term (to finish a 3 Year Term)
  • Auditor – 3 Year Term
  • Delinquent Tax Collector – 1 Year Term
  • First Constable – 1 Year Term
  • Second Constable – 1 Year Term

A  Consent of Candidate form must be submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office by January 24, 2022 at 5:00 PM.

Said form can be found here:  Consent of Candidate

or at the Town Clerk’s Office during office hours, or by emailing the Town Clerk at [email protected].

For questions, please call Town Clerk, Vanessa Seguin, at 802-626-9094.

TOWN CLERK/TREASURER OFFICE HOURS - UPDATED

Effective January 1, 2022, the Wheelock Town Clerk/Treasurer Office hours are as follows:

Tuesday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

And by appointment as requested.

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AUDITORS

The Auditors of the Town of Wheelock will meet for their annual review of the 2021 financials on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 6:15pm at the Town Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to complete the review of the 2021 financials, prepare and produce an auditor's report, and be available for public comment.

Details here.

JANUARY SELECTBOARD MEETING - DATE CHANGE

The Wheelock Selectboard has moved their regular January meeting to Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6pm. There will be no meeting on January 4, 2022.

Details here.

 

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