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COVID 19 (Coronavirus) Updates

14 Alerts
April 3, 2020 3:33 PM

Dogs Leash Alert (April 3, 2020)

Per the Governor's announcement today, it is more important than ever to keep your dog on leash (or have your dog keep you on leash!) wherever you go.

With more people home and getting out and about with their dogs (a good thing), this is an important social courtesy, is required by Town Ordinance.
This also helps in "slowing the spread" of the virus. Sharing public space is a wonderful thing when...

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April 3, 2020 1:20 PM

Latest Governor Recommendation Update (April 3, 2020)

Latest recommendation is to wear some form of “mask” when going out in public. Not N95 nor surgical mask, as these are more properly needed for medical workers and first responders, but some form of protection.

The hope and intent is to protect others from us, and continue to help slow the spread.

Please remember this is not a substitute for physical distancing and staying home for other than essential needs or safe exercising outside; it is in addition to...

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April 2, 2020 1:24 PM

Very Helpful Article Explaining CARES Act for Small Businesses

Please find below a very helpful Forbes article that explains in plain English the salient provisions of the CARES Act.

March 31, 2020 11:43 AM

Important Parks Notice Regarding Parks & Court Use (March 31, 2020)

COVID-19 Update:
Town of Shelburne outdoor parks remain available for public use for responsible outdoor recreation. Families and individuals may make use of amenities, but group gatherings are not allowed.

Please practice social distancing techniques while at public parks, such as keeping 6 feet away from other park visitors.

Please do not use the public parks if you are feeling sick or showing any symptoms such as coughing, shortness of breath, or fever...

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March 27, 2020

Governor has issued the order that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year.

Lee Krohn, AICP
Town Manager
Town of Shelburne, Vermont

March 25, 2020 5:00 PM

Pierson Library Update (March 25, 2020)

Update on Pierson Library Services from Director Kevin Unrath
In order to comply with Governor Scott’s “Stay home, stay safe” directive, Pierson Library is closing curbside pick-up services as of 5:00 p.m. today (March 25, 2020)

While it is difficult for us to not offer physical books to patrons, we agree that staff and patrons need to stay home and stay safe as much as possible so that the burden and exposure for essential personnel remains as low as possible.

We ask that you...

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March 25, 2020 4:00 PM

Town Manager Update

As you know, we are monitoring current events continuously regarding coronavirus, and remain committed to providing high-quality public service while balancing a need to do our part to help maintain public health.

Shelburne Town Offices will be closed to the public starting on until at least April 15th. Some staff will remain at work and on duty, doing our best to continue our service and work on your behalf.

While in person conversation is usually preferable,...

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March 25, 2020 4:00 PM

Town Manager Update (March 25, 2020)

Town Offices are now closed until April 15th per Governor's order.

March 25, 2020

Update: Animal Licenses for Cats and Dogs are Due Annually by April 1st.

If you have had to postpone your pet's rabies shot due to COVID-19, we be extending the late fee. After the Governor lifts the State of Emergency, we will wait 60 days to add the 50% late fee.

If your pet's rabies certificate is current, please mail in your payment. And we will mail your pets tag to you. To register your dog or cat, we need the latest rabies certificate on file. You or your vet may scan your rabies certificate to ...

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March 19, 2020 10:15 AM

Planning & Zoning

Please note the Planning & Zoning Department will be closed to the public through April 15th (date subject to change). But the department will continue to operate using a combination of remote staffing.

If you wish to file an application for a permit without first consulting staff, we ask that you do so electronically using forms as PDF attachments to or Someone from the Department will confirm receipt of...

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March 19, 2020

For Up to Date Information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Small Businesses please take note: The State of Vermont is working to identify businesses that meet the Small Business Administration’s threshold for SBA disaster loan assistance.

Businesses are asked to complete an assessment form (available on the ACCD website at and return it to as soon as possible to help us advocate for eligibility. Our goal is to...

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March 18, 2020 9:40 AM

Notice Regarding Public Hearings

In light of current events regarding COVID-19 and closure of Town buildings to the public, the Selectboard’s public hearings regarding the proposed Stormwater Ordinance and zoning amendments that were previously continued to and scheduled for March 24,...

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March 17, 2020

Town Clerk

The Shelburne Town Clerk’s Office is closed to the public as are all the town offices until April 15th per Governor's order. We are not accepting passport applications until Monday, April 15th, at which time we will re-evaluate.

Please access Shelburne’s land records online at:

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March 16, 2020


Please Note: The Parks and Recreation Department will be closed to the public through April 15th (per Governor's order).

Special COVID-19 Update:

The Department is closed without staffthrough at least April 15th. Check this website for changes or updates in procedures and staffing.

Customers who would like to register for a program can do so online through our online...

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