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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 123B : TOWN OF JAMAICA

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 123B, § 14)
  • § 123B-14. Specific conflicts

    A Town officer shall be disqualified from any proceeding in which his or her impartiality might reasonably be questioned, including instances where:

    (1) The Town officer or a near-relative or business associate has a property or financial interest which might be substantially affected, favorably or adversely, by the decision of the board, commission, or committee of which the Town officer is a member;

    (2) The Town officer has a personal bias or prejudice toward any party; or

    (3) The Town officer has previously expressed an opinion as to the proper disposition of a specific case or controversy involving the exercise of his or her discretion while acting in a quasi-judicial capacity, such as serving on the Development Review Board on permits and appeals or as a member of the Selectboard acting to lay out, alter, reclassify, or discontinue Town highways. (Added 2011, No. M-2, § 2, eff. Feb. 16, 2011.)