Justices of the Peace

Town of Roxbury Justices of the Peace (as of 12/01/2018)
Gerald D’Amico
Gloria Gerdes
Adam Jackson
Susan Nevins
Charles Slocum
Responsibilities of Roxbury’s Justices of the Peace:
Elections
Justices of the Peace are members of the Board of Civil Authority (BCA). They serve as election officials at town, statewide, and federal elections. Justices also are responsible for delivering absentee ballots to voters during election time.
Tax Abatement
Justices of the Peace sit as members of the Town Board of Abatement to determine whether a taxpayer’s tax burden should be forgiven under certain circumstances.

Appeals
As a member of the Board of Civil Authority, Justices hear and adjudicate appeals by citizens who disagree with the final decision of the Listers.
Marriages and Civil Unions
Justices of the Peace can perform marriages and certify civil unions in Vermont.
Notary Public / Oaths
Justices of the Peace have the same acknowledgement powers as a Notary Public. They may also administer oaths in all cases where an oath is required, unless the law states otherwise.
Magistrate
Justices of the Peace may also serve as a magistrate if commissioned by the Vermont Supreme Court.