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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 015 : CITY OF VERGENNES

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 15, § 9)
  • § 15-9. Appointments by City Council

    (a) The City Council at their first meeting of each fiscal year shall appoint a City Manager who shall have all the duties and responsibilities of a town manager as set forth in 24 V.S.A. chapter 37 as amended from time to time; a Treasurer, who shall discharge the duties incident to that office; a City Clerk; one or more constables; and may appoint a City Attorney.

    (b) None of such officers shall be a member of the City Council. The compensation of all officers shall be fixed by the City Council and all of said officers shall be under the direction of City Council and shall hold office until their respective successors shall be appointed and qualified; subject however, to removal by the City Council for just cause. No claim for personal services shall be allowed to the officers elected at the annual meeting, except as fixed by law or by City Council, unless said claim is fixed by vote of the City at the annual meeting.

    (c) All appointments by the City Manager shall be subject to approval by the City Council.