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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 049 : MERGER OF MUNICIPALITIES

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1485)
  • § 1485. Vote of approval

    (a) Adjoining municipalities within a town may merge upon the approval of a plan of merger by a majority vote of each municipality concerned at a meeting duly warned for that purpose and held in each of such municipalities.

    (b) One or more municipalities within a town may merge into the town upon the approval of a plan of merger by a majority vote of the municipality or municipalities and the town at separate meetings duly warned for that purpose and held in each of the areas concerned.

    (c) When approved by Australian ballot by the voters of each of the merging municipalities and approved by the General Assembly under 17 V.S.A. § 2645, that part of the plan of merger containing the permanent provisions required by section 1483 of this title shall become the charter of the consolidated municipality. (Added 1965, No. 184, § 1(a), (b); amended 1966, No. 31 (Sp. Sess.), § 2, eff. March 12, 1966; 1995, No. 108 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)