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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 087 : VERMONT VETERANS' HOME

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 1716)
  • § 1716. Chief Executive Officer

    The Chief Executive Officer shall be the chief administrative officer of the Home and shall exercise general supervision over the business and affairs of the Home. In addition to other duties, the Chief Executive Officer shall:

    (1) Attend meetings of the Board and act as its treasurer.

    (2) Make reports concerning the Home to the Board at such times and in such detail as the Board directs, together with recommendations the Chief Executive Officer deems appropriate for the welfare and care of the residents of the Home.

    (3) Report annually to the legislative standing committees of jurisdiction regarding the Home's budget.

    (4) Subject to approval of the Board, appoint a deputy or an executive assistant, a private secretary, a Marketing and Admissions Coordinator, a Financial Director, an Environmental Services Manager, and a Nursing Services Director, all of whom shall be appointed for an indefinite term and shall be subject to removal upon a majority vote of the Board. These positions shall be exempt from the State's classified service.

    (5) Appoint all other employees necessary for the efficient management of the Home, all of whom shall be classified State employees subject to the provisions of Vermont statutes.

    (6) Supervise and direct all employees of the Home and prescribe their duties not otherwise established by the Board or by State or federal law.

    (7) Ensure that all laws, rules, regulations, and policies pertaining to the Home are observed.

    (8) Prepare policies related to operation of the Home, subject to approval by the Board.

    (9) Collect all sums due and payable to the Home and transfer the same to the State Treasurer when received.

    (10) Perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

    (11) Report annually on or before July 1 to the Secretary of Administration, the House Committees on Appropriations, on General, Housing and Military Affairs, and on Government Operations, the Senate Committees on Appropriations, on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs, and on Government Operations on the number of employees who work at the Vermont Veterans' Home for 16 hours or fewer per week. (Added 2003, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 79, eff. June 8, 2004; amended 2013, No. 179 (Adj. Sess.), § E.342.4.)