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JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
(Please note: As Justices of the Peace run for election with a political party designation on the ballot, parties are indicated next to the name below by a letter indicating Democratic, Independent, Progressive or Republican)

 
Paul Carnahan (D)
14 Sabin Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-4016

Claude Stone (D)
68 Springhollow Lane
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-2689

Lynn Cleveland Vizthum (D)
23 St. Paul Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
 
Cary Brown (D)
22 St. Paul Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
229-6691

Ron Wild (D)
5 St. Paul Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
(512) 342-1824

Nancy Sherman (D)
20 College Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-2632

Robert Gross (D)
144 Chestnut Hill Road
Montpelier, VT 05602
249-7342
 
Margaret Lucenti (D)
8 Greenfield Terrace
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-7310
563-3133 (Summer Months)

Nick Marro (D)
305 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
229-0884

John J McCullough (D)
20 Towne Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-5780
734-3851

Philip H Zalinger, Jr. (D)
12 Merrill Terrace
Montpelier, VT 05602
Home-223-5139
Work-223-1000

Valerie Lewis (D)
1 Sabin Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-8902

Marjorie Power (P)
67 Independence Green
Montpelier, VT 05602
229-0782

Kim Cheney (D)
4 Towne Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-3181
 


The following is an excerpt from the State of Vermont, Office of the Secretary of State Web site.

GENERAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES
There are basically five categories of responsibilities for justices of the peace.

1. You serve as a member of the board of civil authority, which by law is responsible for adding and removing names from the checklist, and for serving collectively as the local election officials at any municipal or state election. As a justice, you also are responsible for delivering absentee ballots to voters at election time.

2. You have a responsibility in the town's tax appeal process. As a member of the board of civil authority, you sit to hear the tax appeals of citizens aggrieved by the final decision of the listers. You also sit as a member of the municipal board for abatement of taxes.

3. You may solemnize marriages in Vermont.

4. You may administer oaths in all cases where an oath is required, unless the law makes a different provision.

5. Finally, you may serve as a magistrate when so commissioned by the supreme court.


For more information, check out The J. P. Guide, published by Deborah L. Markowitz, Secretary of State, 2010.

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