|BILL AS INTRODUCED||2007-2008|
Introduced by Representatives Hunt of Essex and Jerman of Essex
Subject: Municipal government; municipal charters; town of Essex; village of Essex Junction; property taxation; services
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to amend the charter of the village of Essex Junction to prevent the town of Essex from taxing residents of the village for the costs of providing certain municipal services.
AN ACT RELATING TO AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE VILLAGE OF ESSEX JUNCTION
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 24 V.S.A. App. chapter 221, § 6.17 is added to read:
§ 6.17. Amount to be raised by taxation BY TOWN OF ESSEX
The selectmen of the Town of Essex shall not levy such taxes on the grand list of the Village of Essex Junction for the costs of providing the following services: highway, fire, library, recreation, and planning and zoning.
Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall take effect upon its approval by the voters of the village of Essex Junction at a regular or special meeting warned for the purpose.
The Vermont General Assembly
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