Benson Vermont
Town Clerk/Treasurer


Town Clerk/Town Treasurer

Daphne Bartholomew- Town Clerk & Treasurer

Town Clerk (elected) -- Records, preserves and certifies the public records of the town, issues dog, marriage, civil union and hunting and fishing licenses and motor vehicle renewals. Runs the local elections, serves as clerk of the Board of Civil Authority, and hears tax abatement requests and tax appeals. Should have the patience of a saint and be a good ambassador for the town. 17 V.S.A. § 2646(2)

Town Treasurer (elected) - Keeps the town and school's accounts (unless a separate school treasurer is elected), invests money (with the approval of the legislative body,) keeps a record of the taxes voted and pays orders drawn on him or her. Should be very precise, detail oriented and good at math. 17 V.S.A. § 2646(3)


  • Town Clerk Fees
  • Voters Rights

  • Absentee Ballot Request Form
  • Public Records

  • Request for Vital Information Application
  • Declaration of Vermont Homestead

  • HS-131 Form
  • Licenses and Permits

  • Motor Vehicle Registration Form
  • Liquor License Application
  • Marriage Information

  • Marriage License Application
  • Dog Regulations & Licensing Information

  • Dog License Application