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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 151 : STATE LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT PLANS

Subchapter 002 : ADMINISTRATION

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 6026)
  • § 6026. District Commissioners

    (a) For the purposes of the administration of this chapter, the State is divided into nine districts.

    (1) District No. 1, comprising administrative district 1 as provided in 3 V.S.A. § 4001.

    (2) District No. 2, comprising administrative district 2 as provided in 3 V.S.A. §  4001.

    (3) District No. 3, comprising administrative district 3 as provided in 3 V.S.A. §  4001.

    (4) District No. 4, comprising administrative district 4 as provided in 3 V.S.A. §  4001, excluding the towns of Addison, Bridport, Bristol, Cornwall, Ferrisburgh, Goshen, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlebury, Monkton, New Haven, Orwell, Panton, Ripton, Salisbury, Shoreham, Starksboro, Vergennes, Waltham, Weybridge, and Whiting.

    (5) District No. 5, comprising administrative district 5 as provided in 3 V.S.A. §  4001.

    (6) District No. 6, comprising administrative district 6 as provided in 3 V.S.A. §  4001.

    (7) District No. 7, comprising administrative district 7 as provided in 3 V.S.A. §  4001.

    (8) District No. 8, comprising administrative district 8 as provided in 3 V.S.A. §  4001.

    (9) District No. 9, comprising the towns of Addison, Bridport, Bristol, Cornwall, Ferrisburg, Goshen, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlebury, Monkton, New Haven, Orwell, Panton, Ripton, Salisbury, Shoreham, Starksboro, Vergennes, Waltham, Weybridge, and Whiting.

    (b) A District Environmental Commission is created for each district. Each District Commission shall consist of three members from that district appointed in the month of February by the Governor so that two appointments expire in each odd-numbered year. Two of the members shall be appointed for a term of four years, and the Chair (third member) of each District shall be appointed for a two-year term. In any district, the Governor may appoint not more than four alternate members from that district whose terms shall not exceed two years, who may hear any case when a regular member is disqualified or otherwise unable to serve.

    (c) Members shall be removable for cause only, except the Chair who shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

    (d) Any vacancy shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired period of the term. (Added 1969, No. 250 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. April 4, 1970; amended 1971, No. 74, § 1; 1973, No. 54; 1985, No. 107 (Adj. Sess.), eff. March 14, 1986; 1993, No. 232 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. March 15, 1995.)