Berlin Resource Line

Recorded message updated on Fridays

Call 802-552-8805



January 12th, 2018


The Town Clerk’s office will be closed Monday, January 15th, however, the rest of the Town offices will be open and there is a selectboard meeting that night at 7pm.*

The Development Review Board meets Tuesday, January 16th 7pm at the Town office.*

VT-Alert, the state notification system used for emergencies, weather advisories, road conditions, etc. has been upgraded.  Even if you were registered before, you do need to re-register and everyone is encouraged to receive alerts – whether via email, cell phone, texts, or your landline.  If you’re not able to register on-line, call Vermont Emergency Management at 800-347-0488 and they can assist you in signing up to receive alerts on your house phone.

On-line VT-Alert can be found at:*

Berlin Town Meeting Petitions

If you’re interested in running for a position (selectboard, school board, etc.), petitions with at least 20 valid signatures are due by Monday, January 29th.   Please contact the Town Clerk 229-9298 regarding petitions.

To sign a petition a person must be a registered voter here in Berlin.

Of note, funding requests must have 100 valid signatures and be in by Thursday, January 18th.


Absentee ballots for March Town Meeting may be requested although they won’t be mailed out until sometime in February.  In fact, you can at the same time request absentee ballots for the August State Primary and November Election – just be sure to mention those also.  You can request for yourself and family members.  Call the Town Clerk 229-9298  and if leaving a message, be sure to leave your phone number in case we have a question and if you need it sent somewhere besides your regular home mailing address let us know that.  Requests can also be mailed, Berlin Town Clerk, 108 Shed Road, Berlin, VT 05602.

Another option is when the absentee ballots are available you can come in and vote at the Town Clerk’s office or take the ballot home with you.  Ballots for family members must be mailed.  All ballots must be received back before polls close at 7pm on March 6th.

Absentee ballot requests can also be made through email:*

Due to the recent extreme cold temperatures, the 1st Saturday Community Potluck at the Capital City Grange was rescheduled to Saturday, January 20th 6pm.  This is free and open to the public.  Bring a dish to share or a loaf of bread, or a beverage and note that vintage dishware is provided.  The grange is at 6612 VT Route 12 here in Berlin.  *

The next Resource Line update will be Friday, January 19th



Local Links and Information:

Washington County Mental Health Services …
Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL)
Good Samaritan Haven, Inc. Barre, VT
People’s Health & Wellness Clinic | Health Care for the …
Montpelier Senior Activity Center | Montpelier, VT
Flood Ready Vermont
Central Vermont New Directions Coalition
agencies supported by Berlin taxpayers 2017

Vermont Links:
.Vermont Homestead Declaration and Property Tax …
Vermont Agency of Human Services
Vermont Secretary of State Municipal Information
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Vermont Consumer Assistance Program
Vermont Department of Health
Guide to Vermont Online Colleges
Vermont Veteran’s Home
Vermont Income Tax Forms


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