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Information about Calling Hours and Service for Chief Jim Breur

Chief Breur dedicated his life to the Vergennes Fire Department and to all communities served.
Jim’s wisdom and dedication will live on in the Vergennes Fire Department for many generations to come.
He will be missed deeply, and we cannot thank his family, and most of all his loving wife Sandi, enough for sharing Jim with us

CALLING HOURSThursday March 30th, 5-8pm, Vergennes Fire Station
SERVICE  Friday March 31st, 10 AM,  Vergennes Fire Stations. 
Buses will be bringing people from the Legion and the Parish hall to reduce parking at the fire station. Please keep the ramp clear of vehicles.

      • 0830 Ladder truck to be placed on Main St
      • 0700 - All trucks to be staged for funeral
      • 0900 - VFD to meet at our station in full class a uniforms
      • 0940 – VFD and Pall Bearers to walk over to funeral home to pick up the chief
      • 0945- Chief will be picked up and brought to the
      • 0955- Chief will be marched from the funeral home to the station
      • 01000 – Services to start  Streaming link for remote
      • Bell ceremony, final tones, and all other ceremonies to be done during services prior to leaving the station
      • At conclusion of services Chief will be loaded onto E1 and pulled out of the station for the Bagpipes at this point.
      • Procession shall be in the following
        • VPD, ACFA Honor Guard, VFD E1 with Chief, VFD, FVFD, AVFD, All other Firefighters, Family, VFD Trucks, FVFD E1, AVFD Truck, VPD
      • Procession will come onto Main Street where the ladder trucks and the Garrison Flag will be We will do the Final Alarm Q Blast at this time.
      • Procession to continue down Main St to Monkton Road, Monkton Road to Armory Lane ending at the American Legion
      • At the American Legion Chief will be taken off the truck and carried into the building where the stand will be waiting to receive him.


Vergennes residents are invited to help shape our city’s policies and keep our city moving forward.   There are now vacancies on several boards, commissions and committees – and we need YOU!   Please see the list below.  If you’re interested, please send an email or letter of interest to Ron Redmond, City Manager at or Vergennes City Hall, 120 Main Street, Vergennes, VT 05491.

Board of Auditors (one vacancy).  Auditors play a vital role in preserving the democratic nature of Vermont's local government by ensuring that local officials are accountable for their expenditures of the taxpayers' money.

Board of Listers (2 vacancies)  What do Listers do?  The primary responsibility of the lister is to determine the fair market value of your property; all real property commonly known as real estate is assessed. Real property is defined as land and any permanent structures attached to it.

Development Review Board (one vacancy)  What does the “DRB” do?  Adjudicates appeals of acts or decisions made by the Zoning Administrator. Adjudicates appeals for variances from the provisions of the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations. Considers applications for conditional uses.

Planning Commission (one vacancy)  The Planning Commission's primary role, as its name implies, is to plan. A Planning Commission is a body of citizens that serve within local government, acting as an advisory group to the municipal governing body on issues and policies related to planning, land use regulation, and community development.

Parks & Recreation Committee (5 vacancies) The Committee supports our Recreation Department in their goals and efforts to provide recreation and program opportunities.

City of Vergennes, VT

City Hall

120 Main Street Vergennes, VT 05491
PO Box 35

(802) 877-2841  • (802) 877-3637

Monday -  Thursday 
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
Friday - Closed to the Public