The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 001 : PUBLIC LANDS(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2402)
§ 2402. Right of possession
The selectboard shall be entitled to the possession of such lands, except when the same have been otherwise disposed of according to law. They may commence, prosecute, or defend, in the name of the town, any action necessary to recover or protect such possession, or recover damages for injuries done to such lands.