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

Dec 172018






  1. Review and Approve Minutes of November 14, 2018. [11/14/18 Minutes]
  2. Questions or Issues Brought by Members of the Public.
  3. Continuing Review of OCSD Activities, Reports and Bills. [OCSD Patrol Hours]
  4. Continuing Review of Parking Enforcement on Stone Road
  5. Annual Report to the Select Board
  6. Public Safety Advisory Committee Report for the Town Annual Report
  7. Continuing discussion of the of the Emerald Ash Borer threat.
  8. Increasing Parking in Pond Village.
  9. Discussion of movable radar speed display signs and the data that they produce. [Data?]
  10. January Public Safety Message. [Draft Message]
  11. Setting the Next Meeting.
  12. Inviting Guests to the Next Meeting.
  13.  Adjournment.
Dec 122018

There is a vacancy on the Planning Commission.  If you are interested in serving the Town, please submit an email indicating your interest to the Chair of the Planning Commission, Mardee Sanchez, and she will forward all such correspondence to the Selectboard for it’s January meeting.  Questions about the duties and responsibilities of the Planning [Read more…]

Dec 122018

Present:  Members Colin Duclos, Will White, Gwynn Zakov, Martha Judy, Jeff Girard and Mardee Sanchez. Sanchez called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm. Revisions to the Land Use Bylaws The PC reviewed Article 5 sections on special events, outdoor storage and some of telecommunications facilities. Minutes White/Duclos moved to approve the minutes of September [Read more…]

Dec 062018

Town of Brookfield Selectboard Meeting November 12, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. Town Clerk’s Office Minutes   Present: John Benson (Chair), Cory Haggett, Jeff Kimmel, Ray Peck (Road Crew Foreman), Curtis Koren, Jon Binhammer, Teresa Godfrey   Call to Order – 6:32 p.m.   Adjustments to Agenda: the Board shifted consideration of Village Designation and Highway [Read more…]

Dec 062018

Please be advised that depositing snow on state and municipal roads presents a danger to motorists and to road maintenance workers.  Clearing driveways often results in ridges of snow in the road that turn to ice.  These can cause damage to municipal equipment and, under certain conditions, can constitute road debris that can lead to [Read more…]

Nov 152018

Below are the draft minutes.  Once approved, the final version is filed with the Town Clerk. Brookfield Planning Commission Meeting Minutes November 13, 2018 Brookfield Town Offices   Present:  Members Colin Duclos, Will White, Gwynn Zakov, Martha Judy, Jeff Girard and Mardee Sanchez. Sanchez called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm. Revisions to the [Read more…]