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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 107 : TOWN OF BRATTLEBORO

Subchapter 004 : POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SELECTBOARD

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 107, § 4.01)
  • § 107-4.1. Composition; eligibility; elections; terms

    (a) The Selectboard shall be elected at large by the voters of the Town from among their number, and newly elected Selectboard members' terms shall begin on the first Monday following the final adjournment of the annual Representative Town Meeting.

    (b) The regular election of Selectboard shall be held on the first Tuesday in March each year as provided in subchapter 2, section 2.1(2) of this charter. One Selectboard member shall be elected for a term of three years, and two Selectboard members shall be elected for terms of one year each. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes for the three year term shall be declared elected. The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the one year terms, even if there is a tie between them, shall be declared elected. In case of a tie between more candidates than there are seats remaining, a recount of ballots shall begin within 24 hours. If the tie is not broken, a new election shall be held as soon as practical. (Amended 2003, No. M-6, § 2; 2011, No. M-10 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 27, 2012.)