Board of Civil Authority

The members of the Board of Civil Authority include members of the Selectboard, the elected Justices of the Peace, and the Town Clerk. The BCA has the following responsibilities:

  • reviewing and approving applications for addition to the voter checklist;
  • purging the checklist every two years;
  • to provide help with running elections (such as assistance during voting hours, tallying ballots at the close of the election); and
  • hearing grievances from taxpayers (if the taxpayer disagrees with the Board of Listers decision on the property assessment).

Members and Terms

Justices of the Peace Term Expires
Zeke Church
c/o Sugarbush Property Group
2387 Sugarbush Access Road
Warren, VT 05674
496-3222 (h) / 583-2400 (w)
zeke@sugarbushproperty.com
Nov. 2019
Andreas Lehner
343 Cross Road
Waitsfield, VT 05673
496-3496 (h)
aplehner@me.com
Nov. 2019
Mary Lehner
343 Cross Road
Waitsfield, VT 05673
496-3496 (h)
melehner@aol.com
Nov. 2019
Freddie Mahlmann
241 High Bridge Hill Road
Waitsfield, VT 05673
496-6032 (h)
fmahlmann@gmail.com
Nov. 2019
Helen Myers
2762 North Road
Waitsfield, VT 05673
496-3892
hellardan@madriver.com
Nov. 2019
Jennifer Peterson
4144 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT 05673
496-2218 x3
waitsfieldclerk@gmavt.net
Nov. 2019
Alan Uris
P O Box 1277
Waitsfield, VT 05673
496-4363
au121399@aol.com
Nov. 2019

Links

Vermont Agencies & Information

Vermont Secretary of State
Vermont Department of Taxes
Vermont Department of Property Valuation & Review

Publications & Other Resources

Vermont Secretary of State, About Abatement
Vermont Institute of Government, Are You Appealing?
Vermont Secretary of State, Tax Appeal Handbook