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Board of Abatement

The Board of Abatement meets 1-2 times/year to hear requests for abatement of property taxes, water/sewer charges, late fees, and/or interest.  Abatement requests must meet at least one of the criteria as laid out in state statute:

Abatement hearing requests can be submitted in writing to the City Clerk at PO Box 418, Barre VT  05641, or by email to

The Board is made up of Justices of the Peace, Councilors, Clerk/Treasurer, and City Assessor.

Contact the Clerk's office with any questions at (802) 476-0242 or

List of Board of Abatement members


Primary Staff:
Carol Dawes, Barre City Clerk/Treasurer -