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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 009 : CITY OF RUTLAND

Subchapter 008 : TAXATION

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 9, § 8.05)
  • § 9-8.5. Assessment of taxes

    The Board of Aldermen shall annually, during the first twenty (20) days of July, assess upon the grand list of the City taxes sufficient to meet the following requirement:

    (A) Taxes required by the general laws of the State of Vermont.

    (B) Taxes required for general City purposes, which shall not exceed $.85 upon the dollar of the grand list except if a larger sum has been authorized by the legal voters of the City in a meeting warned for that purpose; but the tax for general City purposes shall not include the tax annually assessed on the grand list for the support of the schools in the City.

    (C) Taxes required to service any bonded debt owed by the City.

    (D) [Deleted.]

    (E) Taxes required for the replacement for fire equipment, which shall not exceed $.004 on the dollar of the grand list, except if a larger sum has been authorized by the legal voters of the City in a meeting warned for that purpose.

    (F) Taxes required for the municipal employees pension fund, which shall not exceed $.06 on the dollar of the grand list, except if a larger sum has been authorized by the legal voters of the City in a meeting warned for that purpose.

    (G) Taxes required for the replacement of public works, police, and recreation equipment, which shall not exceed $.012 on the dollar of the grand list, except if a larger sum has been authorized by the legal voters of the City in a meeting warned for that purpose.

    (H) Taxes required for a capital fund for the repair of school buildings, repair and replacement of school equipment which shall not exceed $.03 on the dollar of the grand list, except if a larger sum has been authorized by the legal voters of the City in a meeting warned for that purpose.

    (I) Taxes required for educational or school purposes, provided there is compliance with the limitations set forth in section 34.2 of this charter. (Amended 1997, No. M-17 (Adj. Sess.), § 5: 2003, No. M-16(Adj. Sess.), § 2.)