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Town Clerk

The Town Clerk’s Office is responsible for the safekeeping of town records and elections. It’s the office that can answer most questions about municipal issues; direct residents to boards, commissions, and committees; register dogs; and where residents pay taxes and water bills.

Town Meeting on March 5, 2023

Consent of Candidate - Local Elections 
This consent is filed with the municipal clerk of the district (town, city, or school district clerk) and should be filed along with a petition. For questions regarding this form, contact the clerk. The filing deadling for petitions of nomination and this Consent of Candidate form is the sixth Monday preceding the day of the election, no later than 5 p.m. This consent form is used by election officials to determine the form of and spelling of candidates’s name and use of initials or nicknames for the ballot. Please complete this form carefully, using the exact form of your name as you want to appear on the ballot.  You may include a nickname, but you may not include a professional title. (For example:  Dr., Esq., or C.P.A.)

If you have any questions, then contact Town Clerk, Linda Parent, at 802-434-2221 or

Linda Parent

Town Clerk

Martha Laing

Assistant Town Clerk

Town Center Building
203 Bridge St
PO Box 285
Richmond, VT 05477

​​​​​​​Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
​​​​​​​Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 
​​​​​​​Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Town Clerk’s Office is responsible for

  • Administration of all Elections
  • Recording of Land Records: including deeds, mortgages, liens, surveys, and other documents.
  • Filing and Indexing of All Vital Records: including births, deaths, and marriages
  • Motor Vehicle Registrations Renewals​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​:  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​bring DMV renewal form with check/money order to DMV and the $3 fee to the town.
  • Dog Licenses
    • Dog licenses are available at the town clerk’s office. A dog must have had a rabies inoculation not more than 36 months prior to the date of licensing for older dogs. Not more than 12 months for puppies.
    • The registration (license) fee is $15 per animal before April 1st. After April 1st the fee increase to $20. PROOF OF A CURRENT RABIES VACCINE IS REQUIRED.
  • Notarial: We do notarizations for Richmond residents.
  • Lake Iroquois: LAKE IROQUOIS RECREATION DISTRICT BEACH RULES/FEES​​​​​​​. Season passes are only available for purchase at the beach.