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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 001 : CITY OF BARRE

Subchapter 002 : ELECTIONS AND CITY MEETINGS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 1, § 206)
  • § 1-206. Vacancies

    (a) In case of vacancy of any elected municipal City officer, except a councilor or school commissioner, occasioned by death, removal from the City, resignation, or inability to serve, such vacancy, unless herein otherwise provided, shall be filled by appointment by the City Council until the next annual election. In such case, nomination may be made by any member for the Council.

    (b) In case of a vacancy of any councilor, occasioned by death, removal from the ward, resignation, or inability to serve, such vacancy, unless herein otherwise provided, shall be filled by election at a caucus of the legal voters of the ward in which the vacancy occurs, duly warned, until the next annual election. In such case, nomination may be made by any legal voter from the ward in which the vacancy occurs.

    (c) In case of a vacancy of any school commissioner, occasioned by death, removal from the City, resignation, or inability to serve, such vacancy, unless herein otherwise provided, shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members of the School Board until the next annual election. In such case, nomination may be made by any member of the School Board. (Amended 2007, No. M-5, § 3; 2013, No. M-5, § 2, eff. May 13, 2013.)