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NO. M-1. AN ACT RELATING TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF MILTON.

(H.50)

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1. CHARTER APPROVAL

The charter of the Town of Milton is amended as provided in this act. Proposals of amendment were approved by the voters on September 12, 2000.

Sec. 2. 24 App. V.S.A. chapter 129, § 802(a) is amended to read:

§ 802. TIME

(a) An Annual Town Meeting for the consideration of the budget and other Town and School business shall be held annually on the *[second]* first Tuesday in *[April commencing in 1994 except as hereinafter provided]* March.

Sec. 3. 24 App. V.S.A. chapter 129, § 1002 is amended to read:

§ 1002. PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION GENERAL BUDGET

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(c) *[On the first Tuesday of March, the Selectboard in the case of the Town and the School Trustees in the case of the School shall hold a public hearing to present and explain their proposed budgets.

(d)]* The Selectboard’s or School Trustees’ Budget, in its final form and the Warning for the Annual Meeting, shall be printed under the direction of the Town Manager in the case of the Town and the Superintendent of Schools in the case of the School and shall be made available at least ten (10) days prior to the Annual Meeting.

Sec. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE

This act shall take effect upon passage.

Approved: January 23, 2001