The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 013 : Condemnation; Solid Waste Management Districts(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2299c)
§ 2299c. Determination by legislative body of district
(a) No solid waste management district shall exercise the authority conferred on it by this subchapter until after the legislative body of the district has voted at a regular or special meeting warned for that purpose to adopt a resolution setting forth the necessity for the taking and the compensation to be paid.
(b) A public hearing shall be held for the purpose of receiving suggestions and recommendations from the public prior to the legislative body's reaching the judgment required in subsection (a) of this section. The hearing shall be conducted by the legislative body. Public notice shall be given by printing the official notice not less than 30 days prior to the hearing in a newspaper having general circulation in the area affected. A copy of the notice shall be mailed to the legislative body of the municipalities affected and a copy sent by certified mail to known owners of lands and rights in land proposed to be condemned. The notice shall set forth the purpose for which the land or rights are desired. At the hearing the legislative body shall hear and consider all objections, suggestions for changes, and recommendations made by any person interested.
(c) If the legislative body determines the necessity of the taking and the compensation to be paid, it shall cause the property to be acquired or affected to be surveyed. (Added 1991, No. 109, § 1, eff. June 28, 1991.)