Sep 042014

Brookfield is a town in Orange County, Vermont, United States. It was created by Vermont charter on August 5, 1781. Brookfield is best known for its floating bridge which spans Sunset Lake buoyed by pontoons. The bridge, which is the only floating bridge east of the Mississippi River, was originally built in 1820 by Luther Adams and his neighbors. Sunset Lake is also the site of an annual ice harvesting festival. Brookfield boasts that it has Vermont’s oldest continually operating library dating back to 1791.

Brookfield Town Offices

Brookfield Town Offices

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Phone: 802-276-3352
Mailing address: P. O. Box 463, Brookfield, VT 05036

Oct 302014

Please note that Brookfield Town Office will be CLOSED on Tuesday November 4 for Election Day.

The office will reopen for regular hours on Wednesday November 5 at 8:30 AM.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Oct 212014

Don’t forget. The first payment of your property taxes are due on 8 November 2014. The office will be open to receive tax payments on Friday, 7 November from 5:30 – 7:00. And Saturday, 8 November from 9:30 – 12:00.  

Oct 202014

Brookfield Selectboard Meeting of October 13, 2014  Town Clerk’s Office on Ralph Road Selectboard: John Benson (Chair), Cory Haggett, Jeff Kimmel Public Attendees: Teresa Godfrey (Recorder), Ray Peck (Highway Foreman), Conrad Caldwell, Dave Jennings (Barre Town Ambulance)  1.  Call to Order:  Mr. Benson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p. m.  2.  Public Presentation: [Read more...]

Oct 202014

Brookfield Planning Commission Meeting Minutes (Draft) October 14, 2014 7:00 p.m. Brookfield Clerk’s Office Members Present:  Aaron Adler, Chair; Jeff Girard; Martha Judy, Clay Purvis, Secretary Selectboard Members Present:  Jeff Kimmel, Cory Haggett Participants:  Kevin Wheatley, Assistant Chief Brookfield Fire Department, Samantha (Sam) Holcomb, Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) Chair Adler called the meeting [Read more...]

Oct 142014

A friendly reminder: Pike and J. Hutchins will continue drainage work next week along Route 66 east of the Randolph Village / VTC area toward VT 14.  There will be new pavement placed over culvert crossings that are installed.  There was a slight change in schedule, and the shim leveling course (layer of pavement) work [Read more...]

Oct 122014

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION  AGENDA  Location:  Town Office, Ralph Road, Brookfield MEETING:       Tuesday, October 14, 2014 time:                7:00 p.m. topics:              Call to order                  Adjustments to agenda         [Read more...]

Oct 082014
Solarize Randolph-Brookfield-Braintree

Braintree, Randolph, and Brookfield are teaming up with local nonprofit Vital Communities and installers Catamount Solar and Integrity Energy to help residents and small businesses go solar this fall! As more people sign up to go solar, the cost comes down for everyone. To learn more, visit and attend the Solarize Randolph-Brookfield-Braintree launch event [Read more...]

Sep 262014

The Planning Commission has received a copy of an application by New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC d/b/a AT&T Mobility and American Towers LLC for a certificate of public good from the state Public Service Board (PSB) allowing construction of a 100′ foot wireless facility at 366 West Street.   Comments and requests for hearing are due [Read more...]

Sep 252014

Brookfield Selectboard Meeting of September 22, 2014 Town Clerk’s Office on Ralph Road Selectboard: John Benson (Chair), Cory Haggett, Jeff Kimmel Public Attendees: Teresa Godfrey (Recorder), Ray Peck (Highway Foreman), Ted Elzey, Perry Kacik, Aaron Adler (Planning Commission Chair) 1. Call to Order: Mr. Benson called the meeting to order at 7:05 p. m. 2. [Read more...]

Sep 222014

Brookfield Planning Commission Meeting Minutes September 16, 2014 7:00 p.m. Brookfield Library Members Present: Aaron Adler, Chair; Jeff Girard; Martha Judy; Clay Purvis, Secretary; Will White Select Board Members Present: John Benson, Chair; Cory Haggett The meeting commenced at 7:00 p.m. Chair Adler reviewed the agenda and made adjustments. The Planning Commission reviewed the minutes [Read more...]