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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 123 : TOWN OF HARDWICK

Subchapter 005 : SELECTMEN

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 123, § 502)
  • § 123-502. Organization

    (a) Forthwith after their election and qualification, the selectmen shall organize and elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman by a majority vote of the entire Board.

    (b) The Board shall conduct its business in accordance with Robert's Rules of Order. The Chairman shall be entitled to participate as a full voting member.

    (c) Three selectmen shall constitute a quorum. No action of such Board shall be valid or binding unless adopted by the affirmative vote of a majority of the quorum present. In cases where statute requires a greater fraction of the authorized Board for an affirmative vote than as specified above, such provisions of law shall control.

    (d) All meetings of the Board shall be open to the public in accordance with the provisions of 1 V.S.A chapter 5, subchapter 2.

    (e) The agenda of the selectmen's meetings shall be made available to the public at least 24 hours prior to the meeting and posted in one public place.

    (f) The agenda of the selectmen's meetings shall be made available to the press at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

    (g) Any members of the Board may add items of business to the written agenda upon commencement of the meeting, provided that a majority of the quorum present votes to add such items to the agenda.