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Subchapter 003 : OFFICERS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 133, § 306)
§ 133-306. Vacancies of elected and appointed officers
(a) When an elected or appointed officer resigns, makes another Town his or her residence, dies, or becomes incapacitated, the office shall become vacant. A person who fills such a vacancy shall serve until his or her predecessor's term expires. The Town Manager shall cause to be published in a newspaper of general local circulation a notice of the vacancy.
(b) Any person of legal voting age may, within 10 days of the publication, submit his/her name to the Town Manager as an applicant for the vacancy. The names of all applicants shall be entered in the minutes of the next regularly scheduled selectmen's meeting.
(c) At the first regular meeting of the Board of Selectmen following the expiration of the period set forth in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, the selectmen shall fill the vacancy. Said appointments shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term unless this charter provides otherwise.