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Title 24 Appendix: Municipal Charters

Chapter 120: TOWN OF FRANKLIN

  • Subchapter 001: WATER DEPARTMENT AND WATER COMMISSION
  • § 120-101. Water Department

    There is created a Water Department for the purpose of maintaining a municipal water system. The Water Department shall be separate from all other departments in the Town. (Added 2015, No. M-4, § 2, eff. June 1, 2015.)

  • § 120-102. Water Commission

    (a) The Selectboard shall appoint a three-member board that shall serve as the Board of Water Commissioners, at least one of whom shall be a member of the Selectboard. The members shall serve staggered three-year terms.

    (b) The Board of Water Commissioners shall supervise the Water Department and shall have all other duties and powers established by the general laws of the State, except that changes to water rates and the compensation of Water Department personnel shall require the consent of the Selectboard. (Added 2015, No. M-4, § 2, eff. June 1, 2015.)

  • § 120-103. Establishment of dedicated fund

    A dedicated fund is hereby established for the purposes set forth in 24 V.S.A. § 3313(b). The Fund shall be under the control and direction of the Water Commissioners and its use and maintenance shall be dictated by the general laws of the State. (Added 2015, No. M-4, § 2, eff. June 1, 2015.)

  • § 120-104. Severability

    If any provision of this enactment shall for any reason be held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions which shall be given effect without the invalid provision. To this end, the provisions of this chapter are severable. (Added 2015, No. M-4, § 2, eff. June 1, 2015.)