The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 003 : CITY COUNCIL(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 1, § 319)
§ 1-319. Sewers
The City Council is authorized subject to ordinances of the City Council to establish, construct, or maintain public sewers in the City; and it may assess according to frontage of the owners of land or buildings adjoining or abutting said streets or any portion thereof, in which such sewers may be established, so much of the expense of constructing such sewers as the City Council shall adjudge such land or buildings to be specifically benefited thereby; but in no case shall the expense of construction of any sewer be assessed against the abutting owner on either side of any street or any portion thereof in excess of one-half of such expense; provided that all sewer assessments heretofore made shall remain in full force and effect until paid or abated.