Constable & Animal Control
Constable position open - appointed by Select Board
For more information, review the part-time constable job description.
The authority of a constable set out in 24 V.S.A. § 1936a (b) includes:
Essential qualities for Constable for the Town of Plainfield are good communication skills, attention to detail, willingness to be disturbed by calls for assistance any time of day (or night), ability to collaborate with other town officers and law enforcement officers, and an orientation to solving problems through negotiation. In the event that the constable is authorized to enforce municipal ordinances, the constable is also expected to prosecute ordinance violation tickets before the Vermont Judicial Bureau at a location in Washington County when a ticket is appealed. The constable will also prepare a written report to be included in the annual Town Report for the Town of Plainfield. Preference will be given to residents of the Town of Plainfield.
Individuals interested in serving as constable for the Town of Plainfield are encouraged to obtain an application from the Town Clerk and return it for consideration along with a letter of interest which includes your skills, experience, and training and lists references. Please file your application with the Plainfield Town Clerk.
Renewal of Dog and Wolf-Hybrid Licenses
Renewal dog and wolf-hybrid licenses are required by state law and due by April 15, 2021. Please mail or bring a valid rabies certificate (please call your veterinarian or the Vermont's Animal Control hotline at 800-472-2437 with questions), along with a check or money order for the appropriate fees to the Town Office.
If your dog has a current rabies on file, just drop your payment off by mail or by putting in the town office drop box. We will process the license and mail a copy to you with the new dog tag.
Dog and Wolf-Hybrid Licensing Fees Before April 1, 2021
Dog and Wolf-Hybrid Licensing Fees After April 1, 2021