Welcome to the Town of Sunderland

The Town of Sunderland is located within Bennington County, in Vermont´s southwest corner.  In recent years residents and visitors have branded this beautiful region nestled between the Taconic and Green Mountains as The Shires of Vermont.  Located between Bennington, the South Shire, and Manchester, the North Shire, Sunderland is surrounded by mountains and enriched by the waters of the famous Batten Kill that runs through the valley.  Sunderland and the towns around it have historically been a popular four season destination for those seeking an authentic Vermont experience.  You’ll find canoeing, tubing, camping, mountain biking, hiking and skiing close by.  All within a 4 hour drive from New York City, Hartford, Boston, Northern New Jersey and Canada.

Latest News and Announcements:

The Town Clerk’s Office will be open on April 1st from 8AM to 6PM to license dogs.

There will be a paint collection event at Riley Rink in Manchester on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 9 AM to 1 PM.  View the full details here:  Paint Collection Event

HELP WANTED – SUNDERLAND NEEDS YOU!  The Town of Sunderland has many open positions.  Some have been vacant for over a year now.  We need residents to become involved so that we can successfully maintain our town.  There is no experience necessary, just the desire to help your town.  If interested please email selectboard@sunderlandvt.org

Recording Secretary for Selectboard and Planning Board – $16.08/hr – Attends meetings on the first and third Monday of each month (Selectboard) and the second Wednesday of each month (Planning Board).  Takes accurate and concise notes, types them up and submits the minutes to the Town Clerk within 5 business days of the meeting.  Paid on an hourly basis for both attending the meetings and any work related to compiling the minutes.

Auditor (2 positions open) – $15/hr – Auditors examine the accounts of the town on at least a monthly basis and report their findings in writing annually to the town (Town Report).

Front Porch Forum (local electronic forum where we post town information)  Join at http://frontporchforum.com


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