West Fairlee, Vermont 

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Cemetery Commission

Candy Malinoski   802-333-9320

PO Box 32, Post Mills, VT 05058



Arvilla J Towle  802-333-9363

39 Mill St, West Fairlee, VT 05083


Doug Sonsalla    802-333-9659

49 Mill St, West Fairlee, VT 05083



Jen Shatney   802-333-9937

1412 Middlebrook Rd, Fairlee, VT 05045



Brittany Cray   802-333-9084

4071 Middlebrook Rd, Fairlee, VT 05045



The cemetery commission may grant and/or convey by deed lots in the cemetery and may make regulations governing the sale, price and care of the lots. 18 V.S.A. §§ 5376, 5377.

Cemetery commissioners may set aside a portion of the cemetery for the burial of indigent persons, and may make regulations for the use of this special area. 18 V.S.A. § 5375.

Cemetery commissioners may maintain the public cemeteries and hire someone to perform this work. The expenses, not to exceed $500 per year of town funds, may be paid by the commissioners drawing orders on the town treasury. 18 V.S.A. § 5362.

Cemetery commissioners may grant a temporary right-of-way over private land to reach a graveyard to which there is no public right of way. 18 V.S.A. § 5322.

Cemetery commissioners must keep in repair the fence around a public burial ground. 18 V.S.A. § 5364.

Cemetery commissioners must submit an annual report to the town auditors, including a detailed financial statement and a listing of the work of the commissioners and the needs of the cemetery. 18 V.S.A. §§ 5379, 5380.

The cemetery commissioners (and not the selectboard) may appoint individuals to fill vacancies on the board. 18 V.S.A. § 5373.

A cemetery commissioner may be fined $400 for failure to keep a fence in repair after written notification of its disrepair, and may be fined $200 for the willful neglect of his or her duties. 18 V.S.A. §§ 5363, 5364.


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