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H.93

Introduced by   Representatives Malcolm of Pawlet, Baker of West Rutland, Donaghy of Poultney, Fallar of Tinmouth and Potter of Clarendon

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Town lines; petition for alteration; Middletown Springs, Ira, Poultney, Tinmouth, and Wells

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to reestablish the boundary lines among the towns of Middletown Springs, Ira, Poultney, Tinmouth, and Wells according to a survey conducted by registered land surveyor Nicholas P. Nowlan on January 22, 2002, which was stipulated to by the selectboards of the respective towns on March 23, 2004 and which was decreed true and accurate by presiding judge Richard Walsh Norton in Rutland Superior Court by order on May 20, 2004 (In Re: Boundary of Middletown Springs; Docket No. S318-5-03Rdcv).

AN ACT RELATING TO THE MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS, IRA, POULTNEY, TINMOUTH, AND WELLS TOWN LINES

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

Sec. 1.  LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE

(a)  The general assembly finds that it is vested with the authority to establish town lines under Chapter II, § 6 of the Constitution of the State of Vermont.

(b)  The towns of Middletown Springs, Ira, Poultney, Tinmouth, and Wells, acting by and through the selectboards of each town, have petitioned the general assembly for establishment of the boundary lines among them.

(c)  The petitioning towns request that the boundary lines be established according to a survey conducted by registered land surveyor Nicholas P. Nowlan on January 22, 2002, which was stipulated to by the selectboards of the respective towns on March 23, 2004 and which was decreed true and accurate by presiding judge Richard Walsh Norton in Rutland Superior Court by order on May 20, 2004 (In Re: Boundary of Middletown Springs; Docket No. S318-5-03Rdcv).

Sec. 2.  MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS, IRA, POULTNEY, TINMOUTH, AND

             WELLS TOWN LINES

The general assembly hereby declares and establishes the boundaries among the towns of Middletown Springs, Ira, Poultney, Tinmouth, and Wells to be those set forth in the survey conducted by registered land surveyor Nicholas P. Nowlan on January 22, 2002, which was stipulated to by the selectboards of the respective towns on March 23, 2004 and which was decreed true and accurate by presiding judge Richard Walsh Norton in Rutland Superior Court by order on May 20, 2004 (In Re: Boundary of Middletown Springs; Docket No. S318-5-03Rdcv).

Sec. 3.  SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

Upon passage of this act, copies of the documents supporting the mutual agreement shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state.

Sec. 4.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This act shall take effect from passage.



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