Town Departments

Looking for contact information for all our town departments? You’ve come to the right place. Departments include Animal Control, the Game Warden, Highway/Public Works, Boards and Commissions, Emergencies, Finance, Health, Town Clerks Office, and Zoning.

Adjunct Departments

Windham Regional Commission

In the absence of county government, the Windham Regional Commission provides the essential link between local, state and federal government.  They are a public entity, constituted by law and required to meet statutory obligations.
 
Their mission is to assist towns in Southeastern Vermont to provide effective local government and work cooperatively with them to address regional issues.
 
The state’s purpose in creating regional planning commissions was to:
 
Promote economic development, increasing jobs and income;
Preserve the natural beauty of Vermont;
Obtain and maintain efficiency in government expenditure;
Safeguard and extend local autonomy in planning and development decisions.

Game Warden

Vermont Game Wardens are responsible for enforcing laws pertaining to the hunting, fishing, and trapping of wild animals. The Game Warden for the Town of Whitingham is Rich Watkin.

Contact Person: Rich Watkin
Phone: (802) 368-7302
(802) 257-7101
Email: richard.watkin@vermont.gov

Justice of the Peace

Justices of the Peace perform marriages, but their primary role is to oversee elections, they also serve on the Board of Civil Authority. You can reach a Justice of the Peace by contacting the Town Clerk at (802) 368-7887.

Windham Regional Commission

 In the absence of county government, the Windham Regional Commission provides the essential link between local, state and federal government. They are a public entity, constituted by law and required to meet statutory obligations.

Their mission is to assist towns in Southeastern Vermont to provide effective local government and work cooperatively with them to address regional issues.

The state’s purpose in creating regional planning commissions was to:

  • Promote economic development, increasing jobs and income
  • Preserve the natural beauty of Vermont
  • Obtain and maintain efficiency in government expenditure
  • Safeguard and extend local autonomy in planning and development decisions

Whitingham has two representatives to the Windham Regional Commission.  They are Jenepher Burnell and Kristine Sweeter. 
www.windhamregional.org