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Updated May 11, 2020



September 1, 2020


Dear Franklin Voter,


For the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election, every registered voter will be receiving an absentee ballot directly from the State of VT Election Division. This ballot will also contain on the reverse the local Justice of the Peace ballot.  I strongly urge you to review the ballot, make your choices and return it to the Clerk’s Office as soon as possible.  The postage to return will be prepaid by the VT elections division.  The ballot may be returned in person, by mail or by having a friend or family member return it.  It may also be dropped in the secure Library book drop at any time before November 3. It is imperative that it be received by 7 PM on November 3, 2020 for your vote to count and can be delivered to the polling place.


If you have any questions or concerns with your absentee ballot; please reach out to the clerk’s office for assistance.  We are looking forward to a smooth and successful 2020 Election and with your help this can be achieved.


Lisa A Larivee

Town Clerk









Posted August 27, 2020

Updated September 22, 2020

While the reservoir has partially recovered, the spring flow is dangerously low and the tank level is again dropping daily. Please continue to conserve water. 



While rain in the early part of August did benefit our reservoir level slightly it has continued to drop. We have 12 days of water left in the reservoir at the current rate of drop.  If we have to buy water and have it hauled in it will be costly.  It is anticipated that hauling will result in a rate increase costing each user at least $20/week and a boil water notice will need to be instituted. 

 We need your help! Here is what you can do:

  • Please conserve as much as possible.
  • Outdoor uses are prohibited. (No watering, washing vehicles, playing in water, etc.)
  • Check basements for leaks and report them as soon as possible. Even small leaks such as drips add up.
  • Look for water seeping into basement through the wall in the area of you water line and report.
  • Fix dripping faucets. ( These can add up to 20 gallons per day)
  • Check for toilets that keep running.
  • Don’t let water run while brushing your teeth.
  • While soaping in the shower shut off the water temporarily.

While many of these seem insignificant, it all adds up and actually does make a big difference.

We are exploring the possibility of drilling a well to be used as an alternate source however this will take 1-2 years to develop due to regulatory requirements.

Please contact Water Operator, Jeremy Barnum at 324-2580 with questions or concerns.

 Thank you,

Franklin Water Commission


Franklin Town Clerk & Treasurer

Effective September 14, 2020

Monday: *CLOSED*

Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Lisa Larivee,
Town Clerk & Treasurer


Sara Rainville,

Assistant Town Clerk & Treasurer

5167 Main Street

PO Box 82, Franklin, VT 05457

Telephone: 802-285-2101
Fax: 802-285-2181
E-mail: townoff@franklinvt.net



Town Clerk’s Office will be closed the following days:

November 3, 2020

November 26-27, 2020

December 26, 2020

January 1, 2021


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