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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 003 : CITY OF BURLINGTON

Subchapter 006 : EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 276)
  • § 3-276. Composition; terms; powers; Manager

    (a)(1) The Board of Airport Commissioners of the City of Burlington shall consist of four legal voters of said City to be appointed by the City Council with Mayor presiding to serve for three years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

    (B) In addition, so long as the public aviation field and municipal airport is located within the limits of the City of South Burlington, the Board of Airport Commissioners shall likewise consist of one legal voter of said City of South Burlington to be appointed by the governing body thereof to serve for three years and until a successor is appointed and qualified.

    (2) The City Council shall have the exclusive general management and control of all lands owned or leased and used by the City for the purpose of a municipal airport, and of all buildings, property, and equipment of the City thereon, and shall see that the same are kept in good condition and repair.

    (3) The City Council may by resolution delegate any of its powers relating to the airport to the Board of Airport Commissioners.

    (b) The City Council shall have power to make and alter from time to time all needful rules and regulations for the maintenance of order, safety, and decency within the boundaries of said airport and to fix penalties for disobedience thereof; which rules and regulations shall have the force of ordinances of the City of Burlington; provided, that no such rule or regulation shall be of any effect unless it shall have been published in full in one or more of the daily newspapers published in Burlington, and also printed and posted in conspicuous places within the limits of the property to which such regulation is intended to apply.

    (c) The Director of Aviation shall have special and immediate care and practical supervision of the Airport Department subject to the authority of the Mayor as Chief Executive Officer and to the orders and ordinances of the City. (Amended 1999, No. M-7, § 12, eff. May 19, 1999; 2001, No. M-6, § 2; 2015, No. M-7, § 2, eff. May 18, 2015.)