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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 009 : SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Subchapter 001-A : GOVERNMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 428)
  • § 428. Budget to be voted

    (a) At each annual town school district meeting, the electorate shall vote such sums of money as it deems necessary for the support of schools. If such sums are not approved or acted upon at the annual meeting, the electorate shall vote such questions at a duly warned special school district meeting. A district may vote money necessary for the support of schools therein to the end of the full school year next ensuing.

    (b) If the electorate of a school district votes for its budget by Australian ballot, it shall do so using ballot language jointly developed by the Secretary of Education and the Secretary of State and adopted by the State Board, by rule. (Added 1969, No. 298 (Adj. Sess.), § 48; amended 1985, No. 196 (Adj. Sess.), § 21; 1997, No. 60, § 26, eff. July 1, 1998; 1997, No. 71 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 1, 83, eff. March 11, 1998, § 71, eff. Jan. 1, 1999; 1999, No. 1, § 60c, eff. March 31, 1999; 1999, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 166b; 2003, No. 36, § 3; 2003, No. 68, § 1; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 48, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)