Meeting agendas and minutes from some meetings are downloadable as pdf files below. It should be noted that, when minutes are marked as unapproved, they are only an unreviewed draft and, as such, will be subject to correction and approval by the board or committee at that body's next regularly scheduled meeting. When approved, minutes will not have the word "unapproved" in its title and it may be then read as the final, approved version of the minutes of that dated meeting.
Cavendish Select Board
Robert W. Glidden, Chair
2nd Monday of the month
6:30PM, Town Office
Select board meetings are recorded by LPCTV. The Cavendish Board of Selectmen may be contacted through the Town Office at (802) 226-7291 or (802) 226-7292 or through correspondence to: Cavendish Board of Selectmen, Cavendish Town Office, P.O. Box 126, Cavendish, VT. 05142-0126
Fax: (802) 226-7290
Note: The Cavendish Select Board is also the Cavendish Board of Sewer Commissioners
Recent Minutes & Agendas
The Cavendish Municipal Water System Board of Water
Robert C. Glidden
Brendan A. McNamara
4th Monday of every other month
5:00PM, Town Office.
This is a five person commission consisting of four commissioners at large from Cavendish and Proctorsville villages with the Town Manager being the fifth commissioner. Water commissioners (except the manager) must be system users and are appointed by the Select Board for three year terms.
Chief Operator: Randall Shimp
State Water System ID Number: WSID 5317
Download: Municipal Water System Bylaws (.PDF)
Cavendish Planning Commission
Etienne Ting, Chair
Robert Williams, Sr.
1st Wednesday of the month
6:30PM, Town Office
The Planning Commission consists of a nine-member volunteer board appointed by the Select Board. Each member serves a three-year term. Currently there are no subdivision regulations or zoning ordinances in the Town of Cavendish. Commercial projects over one acre or residential subdivision projects of size lots or more require an Act 250 permit. Other conditions may also require an Act 250 permit.
Cavendish Board of Listers
Questions pertaining to assessments of Cavendish properties and the Cavendish Grand List should be directed to listers at the Cavendish Town Office (802) 226-7292 at 37 High Street, Cavendish, Vermont 05142-0126.
Board of Civil Authority
The Board of Civil Authority is made up of the Select Board members, the Town Clerk, and the Justices of the Peace. They meet once annually for an organizational meeting in the spring and then throughout the year as needed for property assessment appeals.
Recent Agendas & Minutes
The Cavendish Energy Committee will promote energy conservation at the individual, business and government levels in Cavendish in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to save costs. The Committee, after thorough research, will recommend actions to the municipality that are sustainable, energy efficient, and economically sensible. The Committee will engage and educate the Cavendish community on energy efficiency through outreach and the establishment of projects and activities. The Committee will partner with surrounding town energy committees to seek regional solutions to common problems, and to share practices and successes.
The Telecommunications Committee was formed in 2014 to investigate ways to improve the quality, reliability, and speed of telecommunications available to Cavendish residents. It has engaged with residents, conducted surveys, initiated discussions with stage agencies and private foundations, and met with telephone, cable, and wireless companies in its ongoing effort to bring reliable high-speed internet to all residents of Cavendish.