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The Town of Westford is seeking a resident to serve as the Town Health Officer.  The Health Officer is responsible for investigating possible public health hazards and risks within the town, taking action to prevent, remove, or destroy any public health hazards, taking action to lessen significant public health risks, and enforcing health laws, rules and permit conditions, and taking the steps necessary to enforce orders to name a few.

To learn more about the role of a Town Health Officer, please go to  On demand training as well as workshops throughout the year is provided by the Vermont Dept. of Health.

If you are interested in serving in this role, please contact the Town Office at 878-4587 or  This position is paid a $350 annual stipend.

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The Town of Westford currently accepts postmarks (USPS, UPS & FedEx) for tax payments.  Given the electronic age we are in, the Town occasionally receives checks directly from financial institutions after a taxpayer initiates the payment.  This type of payment may be known as Bill Pay.

These payments are mailed to the Town directly from the financial institution however the envelope does not bear a postmark.  Effective July 1, 2015 the Town of Westford will acknowledge this type of payment based on the date the payment is received at the Town Office.

The Town highly recommends that if you remit payment using this method, you contact your financial institution to determine the appropriate lead time to ensure your tax payment is timely.