Posted on: March 24, 2017

Learn More: Proposed Stormwater Utility

We hope by now you have read or heard about the proposed Stormwater Utility that has been under development for the past eighteen months and is now to be considered by the Colchester Selectboard.  We believe this Utility is the best approach to a...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Message of the Week (3/17)

Selectboard Considers Stormwater Utility

Colchester has a long tradition of preserving and protecting its water resources for future generations. In 2013, the Town completed a four year $1.5 million study funded by the U.S. EPA. A key recommendation was to...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Update on Snow Removal

Due to the magnitude of winter storm Stella, our winter operations crew had to focus on keeping our roads and buildings clear. On Thursday and Friday, we will be working to open up our paths and sidewalks. Thank you for your patience and if you see a plow...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Selectboard Considers Stormwater Utility

In 2009, the Town received a $1.5 million federal grant to study water quality issues in Colchester. This four year study, known as the Integrated Water Resources Management Plan, included sixteen public meetings and produced several key recommendations. ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Message of the Week (3/10)

A Thank You to Our Residents

The staff at the Town of Colchester would like to extend a sincere thank you for supporting the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget that was approved by voters on March 7. The 2.4% budget increase was not only lower than six years ago; it ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Law Enforcement Recruitment Event

Chittenden County Law Enforcement Recruitment Event

Considering a career in law enforcement? Join us for Chittenden County-wide Law Enforcement Recruiting Event. The event takes place at South Burlington Middle School (500 Dorset St., South Burlington) on Friday, April 28, 2017. Pre-registration is require...

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See the full-size poster here
Posted on: March 7, 2017

* Voting Results *

Unofficial results for the Mar. 7, 2017 voting are now available. See the results at the link below (PDF format).

Election Results
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Message of the Week (3/3)

The concept of a regionalized emergency dispatch service for Chittenden County has been around for over 50 years. More recently, 22 years ago the State of Vermont received a grant, with the help Senator Patrick Leahy, to conduct a feasibility study for a ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Message of the Week (2/17)

Along with the rest of New England, Colchester residents have been struggling under intense winter storms this past week. Students and skiers rejoiced at the prospect of a snow day while the rest of us monitored the weather forecasts and hunkered down. Wi...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Annual Town Report is Now Available

The Colchester Town Report for 2015-2016 has just been released. It is available online, and paper copies are available at the Town Offices as well as the Burnham Library.

This Annual Town Report is dedicated to Dick and Nancy Pecor, who have served the to...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Message of the Week (2/10)

Winter Carnival Thanks

The Town of Colchester would like to express its sincere thanks to the businesses, organizations, and volunteers that helped make this year’s Winter Carnival a success.   Many Colchester High School students volunt...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Message of the Week (2/3)

The following Colchester residents have submitted petitions to run for elected Town offices. All are running unopposed, but all positions have a write-in line if you wish to cast a vote for someone else:

  • Selectboard, 2 year term: Jacqueline “Jack...
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Posted on: January 5, 2017

GreenPlay Final Report now posted on website

GreenPlay's final report for Colchester's Community Recreation Center & Bayside Park Needs Assessment and Master Plan is now available on the Parks & Recreation Webpage under "Parks > Future Projects."

GreenPlay's report is the culmination of over a year's worth of research and planning for the future of parks & recreation in the Colchester community.  This final report is a detailed analysis and phased approach to transfo...

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Read the report on the "Future Projects" pag