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The Westford Public Library seeks a technologically capable, outgoing, creative, detail and service-oriented, library assistant to join our staff.

Details: 10 hours per week, Saturdays and evening hours. Paid training, with written documentation, will be provided

This position has no associated fringe benefits. Hourly rate: $15/hour
Position dependent on passing a criminal background check.

To apply: submit a letter of interest, resume and two reference to the Library Director: Bree Drapa, Reach out via email or phone with questions: (802) 878-5639. Applications accepted through August 22, 2021.

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The Town of Westford is seeking qualified candidates to serve as a part-time, contracted Assessor.  The Assessor is responsible for oversight and management of the Town’s property tax assessment functions, and valuation of all real property in accordance with Vermont State Statutes.  In addition, this position is responsible for producing the Town’s annual Grand List Book, assisting with printing tax bills, and performing all other technical, administrative, and supervisory work in directing the operations of the assessor’s department.

This is a contractual position currently approved for approximately 8 to 12 hours per week, paid hourly.  The starting rate is based on qualifications and experience.  Click here to view a detailed job description.

For more information, contact Nanette Rogers (Town Clerk) at 878-4587 or townclerk@westfordvt.usWestford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Effective July 1, 2020, per Act 148, food scraps are banned from landfills.  Additionally, the Selectboard recently chose to not include the collection of food scraps in the contract with Myers.  This means that residents will need to either compost food scraps or bring them to one of the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) drop off centers.


What are food scraps?
Food scraps are parts of food that are typically discarded rather than eaten:  peels, rinds, cores, eggshells, seeds, pits, bones, shells, coffee grounds and filters, loose-leaf tea, and fats/oils/grease.  Food scraps is also food that was eaten but not finished:  “plate scraps” or leftovers that went bad.  Any type of food can become food scraps including bread, pasta, soup, vegetables, fruit, sauces, meat, fish, dairy, sweets, etc.


What should I do with meat and bones?
If you compost in your yard, the law allows you to put meat and bones in the trash so they don’t attract animals to your composting bin. If you chose to bring food scraps to a drop-off center, you can include meat and bones with the rest of your food scraps.


CSWD has an abundance of information on their website including answers to questions, ways to reduce waste and how to compost to name a few.  Please go to or call them at 872-8111 to get more information.

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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.