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Welcome to Eden

WHAT’S NEW IN EDEN

  • Selectboard Special Meeting:  The Selectboard will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6PM at the town office to review Whitney Lane proposal and bid documents.
  • Annual Rabies Clinic:  The annual rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, March 28th from 12:30PM to 1:30PM at the Eden Town Garage.  The town office will also be open from noon until 2PM for the registering of dogs.  If you miss Eden’s clinic, check the times on the 2015 Rabies Clinic poster for other options in surrounding towns.
  • Lake Eden Recreational Area Seasonal Campsite Lottery (Spring):The Selectboard will now be accepting applications for the one (1) open campsite for the 2015 summer season.  Lottery rules and applications are available at the Eden Town Clerk’s Office.  Only official lottery applications will be accepted thru April 9, 2015 at 4PM and opened on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the regular Selectboard meeting held at the Town Clerk’s Office at 6PM.  Everyone should be present or designate a representative to act on their behalf.
  • Selectboard Changes Day of Regular Meetings:  The Eden Selectboard will now meet on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6PM.
  • Winter Parking Ban Now in Effect:  This ban takes effect immediately and continues through April 15, 2015.  Vehicles shall not be left on Town highways, in the Town right of way or in Town turn-arounds during this period.  Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense.  Property within the right of way (24’9″ from road center in each direction) is in danger of damage during snowplowing season. Fences or barriers within the right of way will be the responsibility of the landowner.  Trees or brush within the right of way interfering with snow removal operations will be cut and removed.  Residential and commercial snow removal operators will not be allowed to move snow from driveways or side roads into or across Town road right of ways.  Residents will have access to the Town sand pile for in-Town use only – not for resale.  Your cooperation is appreciated.
  • Do you have photos to share?  We are looking for photos from around Eden to use on this website.  Please send them to sbadmin@eden.org.
  • The Listers have completed the 2014 town-wide reappraisal.  For more information or to view or download lists of all the properties in town by visiting the Listers page under Town Government/Boards and Commissions for more information.
  • The Vermont Shoreland Protection Act went into effect on July 1, 2014. Bodies of water over 10 acres are affected by this Act. In Eden there are 11 lakes or ponds listed.  More information can be found on the Vermont Dept of Environmental Conservation’s Watershed Management Division’s website.The Town of Eden received a Better Backroads Grant from the State for stone-lining a portion of the ditch along East Hill Road. This Boomhower Brook Phase 4 project is a continuation of the grants received in 2005, 2010, and 2012 (Phases 1, 2, and 3).  Whitney Lane bridge replacement is slated to start summer, 2015.
  • An Eden correspondent is needed for the Eden News column in the News & Citizen.  Contact the News & Citizen or the Eden Selectboard for more information.
  • Current vacancies:  Animal Control Officer; Lister (2 positions available); Auditor; Eden Youth Sports Committee; Eden Planning Commission.  If interested, please submit a letter of interest to the Selectboard or call the town office.
  • The North Hyde Park/Eden Fire Department is requesting Eden residents to have 9-1-1 signs installed.  Numbers and signs can be purchased at the Town Clerk’s Office.Check out the Calendar page for information on board and committee meetings, plus community events.  If you notice an error in the date or time of a meeting or event, please send an email to sbadmin@edenvt.org so we may correct it.
  • Be sure to join the Eden/Lowell Front Porch Forum.  The link can be found on the Front Porch Forum page under the Community tab.

This is the “New” Official Municipal and Community Website for the Town of EDEN, Vermont

We would appreciate your input.

  • If you have comments or questions or notice an error, or
  • if you would like to have content added, or
  • if you have photos in and around Eden you’d like to contribute, or
  • if you would like to have your Eden business listed under our Community Pages/Businesses,

Please contact the Town Office, (802) 635-2528, or email cveareden@myfairpoint.net or sbadmin@edenvt.org.

Check back often for updated information, community events, agendas, and minutes of the boards and commissions.

Thank you for visiting the Town of Eden’s new website!