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Title 24: Municipal and County Government

Chapter 39: INCORPORATED VILLAGES

24 V.S.A. § 1304. First meeting, officers



§ 1304. First meeting, officers

Within 60 days after record of its name and bounds has been made, the voters in such village shall meet in the village. Notice of the day, hour, and place of the meeting, signed by the town clerk, or, upon his or her default, by a selectperson, shall be posted in four public places in the village and published once in each newspaper published therein, at least ten days previous thereto. The meeting may be called to order by the officer signing the notice. At such meeting, or at an adjournment thereof, the corporation shall elect a presiding officer, a clerk, five trustees, a treasurer, and a collector of taxes and may elect a tree warden and chief engineer who shall hold their offices until the first annual meeting and until others are elected and qualified. Any qualified and eligible voter of the town in which such village is situated may be elected as such tax collector, chief engineer, clerk, treasurer, or presiding officer. (Amended 1961, No. 11, eff. March 3, 1961; 2003, No. 90 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)