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Subchapter 001 : INCORPORATION AND GRANT OF POWERS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 143, § 112)
§ 143-112. Ordinance; introduction and readings
(a) Every ordinance shall be introduced in writing. The enacting clause of all ordinances shall be "The Selectboard of the Town of Richmond hereby ordains." The Selectboard shall cause the ordinance to be published in its entirety or a table of contents of the ordinance to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the Town, at least once, together with a notice of the time and place when and where there will be a public hearing to consider the same for adoption and the place where the ordinance may be viewed. The first such publication shall be at least one week prior to the date of the public hearing.
(b) At the time and place advertised, or at any time and place to which the hearing may from time to time be adjourned, the ordinance shall be read in full, except that by vote of a majority of the Selectboard, the ordinance may be read by title, and at the hearing, all persons interested shall be given an opportunity to be heard. (Amended 2005, No. M-10 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. May 1, 2006.)