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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 005 : CITY OF MONTPELIER

Subchapter 005 : CITY MEETINGS; NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 5, § 503)
  • § 5-503. Special City meetings; special meetings to authorize improvements and incur debt

    (a)(1) The City Clerk, when directed by the City Council or when requested in writing by 10 percent of the voters to do so, shall call a special meeting of the voters of the City in the same manner provided for calling the annual meeting.

    (2) In case of the failure of the City Clerk to call such special meeting as provided in subdivision (1) of this subsection, that duty shall be performed by the Mayor.

    (b) Special meetings to authorize public improvements and the incurring of debt to pay for the same shall be warned as provided by general laws of the State.

    (c)(1) The City Council shall call the special meeting within 60 days of the application being received by the City Clerk.

    (2) The City Council may rescind the call of a special meeting that it initiated itself, but not a special meeting called upon the petition of 10 percent of the voters. (Amended 2011, No. M-15 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 7, 2012; 2013, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 20, 2014.)