Monkton news for Jan. 6

MONKTON — Effective Dec. 27, and until further notice, the Monkton Municipal offices will have limited access. Limited in-person visits will be by appointment only. The following is contact information for each office:

  • Town Clerk — Sharon Gomez; 802-453-3800, Fax: 802-453-5612; [email protected]; Monday and Friday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.
  • Treasurer — William Joos, 802-453-3812 Fax: 802-453-5612; [email protected]; Monday and Friday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.
  • Zoning Administrator — Kris Perlee, 802-453-3821, Fax: 802-453-5612; [email protected]; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, 4-7 p.m.
  • Listers: John Howard & Bernie Wisniowski, 802-453-4515, Fax: 802-453-5612; [email protected]; Tuesday, 8-11 a.m., Thursday, 5-7 p.m.

The Russell Memorial Library was closed for Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. The librarians are offering book pick-up for patrons who choose not to enter the library. Plan for book pick-up during regular hours of Tuesday and Thursday 3-7:00 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Due to the Town Hall being closed to the public, call for information as to access before going to the library. Call 802-453-4471 or e-mail [email protected].  The hold function on the catalog page also sends a notification to their e-mail.

During this unsure time of the spread of COVID and it’s variants, it is always wise to wear a mask in all public places whether requested or not.

The Monkton Recycling Center returns to normal recycling days of the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. There is also a new trash hauler at the center collecting your bags of trash; Acker Waste Management. These are the new trash bag prices: small bag, $4, large bag $6, 5 gallons of compost $2. Acker Waste Management will be at the center during the regular recycling days and hours. Next recycling date Jan. 8.

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