Town of Cavendish

Vermont USA


Cavendish Board




Robert W. Glidden, Chair

Jillian Flinn

Mike Ripley

George Timko


The Cavendish Board of Selectmen may be contacted through the Town Office at (802) 226-7291 or (802) 226-7292 or through correspondence to: Cavendish Board of Selectmen, Cavendish Town Office, P.O. Box 126

37 High Street

 Cavendish, Vermont


Fax: (802) 226-7290 

Note: The Cavendish Select Board is also the Cavendish Board of Sewer Commissioners

Note: There is presently one Select Board vacancy and petitions are now available for candidates to get their names placed on the Town Meeting Ballot.

Who's Who - Town Officials, Office Staff, Boards and Departments

The Town Office Staff

 Left to right:   Richard Svec, Recently Retired Town Manager;   Bruce McEnaney, Assistant to the Town Manager;  Jen Leak, Bookkeeper, Secretarial Assistant and Recording Secretary for the Select Board;  Diane McNamara, Town Clerk and Treasurer;  and Ginny Garrow, Assistant Clerk.

Diane M. McNamara, Town Clerk and Treasurer

As Town Clerk, Diane is the person in charge of the Town records. Land record searches, the filing of deeds, vital statistics and other documents to be recorded with the Town all fall within her purview. In addition to the "standard" clerk duties Diane also can help with Vermont hunting and fishing licenses and Vermont DMV vehicle renewals.

Contact the Town Clerk at (802) 226-7292.  The Town Clerk's Office is open 9:00 am to 4:30 pm weekdays, excluding holidays, or by appointment.    Fax: (802) 226-7290


Brendan A. McNamara, Town Manager

The Town Manager is available at the Cavendish Town Office (802) 226-7291 and Fax (802) 226-7290. The manager's office hours are generally the same as the Town Clerk above.  Questions about town operations and departments, building and development, highways, municipal water and sewer utilities, personnel, purchasing or other subjects may be directed to the manager.

Bruce McEnaney, Assistant to the Town Manager
Bruce, aside from providing general assistance to the manager, is the Cavendish Cemetery Sexton and Transfer Station Coordinator. Bruce may be reached at (802) 226-7289 or the other listed town office numbers.

Notary Services

Notary services are generally available during hours that the Town Clerk's Office is open. Notaries on staff are: Diane McNamara, Ginny Garrow, and Jen Leak.

Alphonzo (Phon) Chambers, Highway Foreman

The phone number for the Cavendish Town Highway Garage is (802) 226-7294. If no one answers this phone, there is a message machine where you may leave a message for the highway crew as they are, most times, out of the garage servicing the town's roads.

The other members of the highway crew are Bill Bigwood, Kurt Rushton and Larry Kempf

Cavendish Board of Listers

Questions pertaining to assessments of Cavendish properties and the Cavendish Grand List should be directed to listers at the Cavendish Town Office (802) 226-7292 at 37 High Street, Cavendish, Vermont 05142-0126.

The present members of the Board of Listers are: Diane McNamara; Jane Pixley, and Claire Walker