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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 009 : SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Subchapter 002 : INCORPORATED SCHOOL DISTRICTS

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 511)
  • § 511. Budget

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

    (b) If the electorate of an incorporated school district votes for its budget by Australian ballot, it shall do so using ballot language jointly developed by the Secretary of Education and Secretary of State and adopted by the State Board, by rule. (Amended 1981, No. 133 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 2, 1982; 1997, No. 60, § 27, eff. July 1, 1998; 1997, No. 71 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 2, 84, eff. March 11, 1998, § 72, eff. Jan. 1, 1999; 1999, No. 1, § 60d, eff. March 31, 1999; 1999, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 166b; 2003, No. 36, § 4; 2003, No. 68, § 2; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 56, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)