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:

Sunderland has a number of vacant positions.  If interested please send a letter of intent to the Sunderland Selectboard at selectboard@sunderlandvt.org
Lister – 2 open positions – Listers are integral to determine the assessment each person should pay taxes upon.  Listers are directed to appraise all taxable property in the town at 100 percent of the fair market value.

Auditor – 1 open position – The job of an auditor is to “examine and adjust the accounts of all town and town school district officers and all other persons authorized by law to draw orders on the town treasurer.”  The second is to “report their findings in writing and to cause the same to be mailed or otherwise distributed to the legal voters of the town”.

The Sunderland Town Hall Project has been awarded to Russell Construction from Rutland, VT:  Construction on the new building should start around the beginning of April and hopefully be completed in August.

The Sunderland Hazard Mitigation Plan has been submitted to the State of Vermont for approval.  The full plan can be found here:  Sunderland 2014 Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan  A map of the town with the problem areas highlighted can be found here: Sunderland Damages from Irene

Kelley Stand Reconstruction:  Work on the Kelley Stand Road will continue through 2014.  The Kelley Stand Road is closed for all snowmobile traffic.

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