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Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesdays - Clerk’s Office open by appointment only until 6 p.m.
Ph. 802.226.7291 / 802.226.7292

Cavendish Town Office
37 High Street
Cavendish, Vermont
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Brendan A. McNamara
Town Manager
The Town Manager is available at the Cavendish Town Office (802) 226-7291 and Fax (802) 226-7290. Questions about town operations and departments, building and development, highways, municipal water and sewer utilities, personnel, purchasing or other subjects may be directed to the manager.

Diane M. McNamara
Town Clerk and Treasurer
As Town Clerk, Diane is the person in charge of the Town records. Land record searches, the filing of deeds, vital statistics and other documents to be recorded with the Town all fall within her purview. In addition to the "standard" clerk duties Diane also can help with Vermont DMV vehicle renewals.

Contact the Town Clerk at (802) 226-7292.  The Town Clerk's Office is open 9:00 am to 4:30 pm weekdays, excluding holidays, or by appointment.  

Bruce McEnaney
Assistant to the Town Manager
Bruce, aside from providing general assistance to the manager, is the Cavendish Cemetery Sexton and Transfer Station Coordinator. Bruce may be reached at (802) 226-8045 or the other listed town office numbers.

Jen Leak
Bookkeeper & Secretarial Assistant

Ginny Garrow
Assistant Town Clerk

Town Office Holiday Closings

The town office is closed in observance of the following holidays.

Labor Day - Monday, September 3, 2018
Columbus Day - Monday, October 8, 2018
Veterans' Day (observed) - Monday, November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018
Christmas Day - Tuesday, December 25, 2018
New Years Day - Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 21, 2019
Presidents' Day - Monday, February 18, 2019
Election Day - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Good Friday - Friday, April 19, 2019
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2019


DMV Registration Renewals

Vermonters may renew selected vehicle registrations and receive temporary "R" stickers from your local Town Clerks. For more information, please call the Cavendish Town Clerk's Office at 226-7292 or 226-7291.

Notary Services

Notary services are generally available during hours that the Town Clerk's Office is open. Notaries on staff are: Diane McNamara, Ginny Garrow, and Jen Leak.

Documents and Permits

Please see "Documents" for downloadable forms and permit applications.