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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government


Subchapter 003 : Organization of Selectboard; Appointments; Powers

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 871)
  • § 871. Organization of selectboard; appointments

    Forthwith after its election and qualification, the selectboard shall organize and elect a chair and, if so voted, a clerk from among its number, and file a certificate of such election for record in the office of the town clerk. The selectboard shall thereupon appoint from among the legally qualified voters a tree warden and may thereupon appoint from among the legally qualified voters the following officers who shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified, and shall certify such appointments to the town clerk who shall record the same:

    (1) three fence viewers;

    (2) a poundkeeper, for each pound; voting residence in the town need not be a qualification for this office provided appointee gives his or her consent to the appointment;

    (3) one or more inspectors of lumber, shingles, and wood;

    (4) one or more weighers of coal; and

    (5) one town service officer. (Amended 1963, No. 74, § 2; 2007, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 18; 2015, No. 71 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)