Town Clerk

Mariah Cilley
Phone: 802-889-5521
Email: tctunbridge@live.com
Office hours:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Available via phone and email, can meet at the office with an appointment.


Updated hours

Starting Monday, November 23, 2020, the Town Clerk’s office will be closed to the public due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. The Town Clerk will be available Monday-Friday 8 am-3 pm via phone and email. If purchasing a dump ticket, please place money in the drop box and a ticket will be mailed to you the next business day. If there is an urgent matter, I will be available to meet at the office with a scheduled appointment. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time and stay safe Tunbridge!


Frequently asked questions and answers

Can I access the land records? Yes! I am taking appointments to access the vault on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Email tctunbridge@live.com to schedule a time.

How do I get dump tickets? Please leave payment and your return address in the drop box outside of the Town Office. Your tickets will be mailed to you. This takes a bit of time, so please plan ahead.

Can I get something notarized? Yes! I am taking appointments for notarizing on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Email tctunbridge@live.com or call 889-5521 to schedule a time.

How do I license my dog? Drop your dog’s current rabies certificate, name, payment, and your return address in the drop box outside the Town Office. $9.00 per spayed/neutered dog, $13.00 per unspayed/unneutered dog.

How do I register to vote? The best way is to set up your Voter Page through the State Elections System. Go to mvp.vermont.gov to sign up and register to vote. If this option isn’t available, call 889-5521 to set up an appointment to come into the office to register to vote in person.

How do I request absentee ballots? The best way to request an absentee ballot is online on your My Voter Page. Log in at mvp.vermont.gov. Alternatively, you can email me or leave a message with your name, birthday, and address where you’d like your absentee ballots to be mailed. If you are requesting absentee ballots for someone else, be sure to include their name, mailing address and birthday, as well as your name.


Applications for downloading


Town Meeting results

The following were elected to serve during Town Meeting on March 3, 2020:

Gordon Barnaby – Moderator
Michael McPhetres – Selectboard
Helen O’Donnell – Lister
Linda Hoyt – Auditor
Euclid Farnham – Cemetery Commissioner
Matthew Frost – Trustee of Public Funds
Mark Bomalaski and Billie Smith – Library Trustees
Judie Lewis – Town Agent
Lenora Kimball – Grand Juror
Bruce Jones – First Constable
Katherine Adams – Second Constable
Jillian Conner – Town Clerk, to fill the remainder of a three-year term (2022)

Jacqueline Garran and Nicholas Zigelbaum were elected to the First Branch Unified School District Board on March 2.

Tunbridge election results from the Vermont Presidential Primary on March 3, 2020:

DEMOCRATS
Bernie Sanders, 190
Joe Biden, 55
Elizabeth Warren, 42
Mike Bloomberg, 19
Pete Buttigieg, 2
Tulsi Gabbard, 1
Amy Klobuchar, 1
Deval Patrick, 1
Tom Steyer, 1
312 votes cast

REPUBLICANS
Donald Trump, 47
Bill Weld, 9
Rocky De La Fuente, 1
Write-ins, 2
59 votes cast


Important dates

Due to the cancellation of the Tunbridge/Chelsea rabies clinic and the ongoing situation with COVID-19, late fees for dog registrations after April 1 will be waived until further notice. Remember that you can send payment and copies of your rabies certificates via mail to avoid coming into the office. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 6, Tunbridge, VT 05077

2020 dog licensing has begun! You may license your dog up until April 1, 2020, without penalty.

After April 1st, there will be a late charge added to your fees. The Licensing schedule is as follows:

  • Spayed or neutered dogs – $9.00 until April 1, after April 1 the cost is $11.00
  • Unspayed or unneutered dogs – $13.00 until April 1, after April 1 the cost is $17.00

You may license your dogs in person at the Town Clerk’s Office, via mail, by sending a check and a copy of their latest proof of rabies vaccination, or by dropping payment and proof of rabies in the drop box at Town Offices. Your license and tags will then be mailed to you.


Town Clerk information

Please keep up to date with all of the Town Clerk’s public service messages. The Clerk will provide information regarding dog licensing, voting, voter registrations, poll hours and locations, town vault accessibility. If you require contact with the Clerk please contact her at the info above.