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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 011 : UNION SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND JOINT SCHOOLS

Subchapter 004 : UNION SCHOOL DISTRICTS

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 707)
  • § 707. Union school district boards; quorum and voting requirements

    (a) A union school district board meeting shall be conducted in accordance with the Vermont Open Meeting Law.

    (b) A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum. Subject to the provisions of subsection (c) of this section but notwithstanding any other provision of law, the concurrence of a majority of members present at a union school district board meeting shall be necessary and sufficient for board action.

    (c) A union school district may establish a system of weighted voting in its school board to reflect the principle of one person, one vote. If weighted voting is used, members of the board holding a majority of the total number of weighted votes shall constitute a quorum, and a majority of the weighted votes cast shall be necessary and sufficient for board action. (Added 1991, No. 181 (Adj. Sess.), § 14.)