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S.172

AN ACT RELATING TO MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY TO CHARGE FEES FOR FIRE SERVICES

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

Sec. 1.  24 V.S.A. § 2291(23) is added to read:

(23)  To permit its fire department or designated fire service provider to charge a fee for service provided.  The legislative body of a municipality shall establish:

(A)  under what conditions a fee may be charged;

(B)  under what conditions a fee may be waived;

(C)  the maximum fee that may be charged;

(D)  the rates on which a fee may be based; and

(E)  a process for appeal of a fee charged.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


www.leg.state.vt.us