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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 155F : TOWN OF WEYBRIDGE

Subchapter 003 : APPOINTED OFFICERS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 155F, § 103)
  • § 155F-103. Appointed officers

    (a) In addition to all other offices that may be filled by appointment by the Selectboard pursuant to State law or this chapter, the Selectboard shall appoint the following Town officers, who shall serve for such terms as the Selectboard may establish in its act of appointment or until the office otherwise becomes vacant:

    (1) A Town Treasurer who shall not simultaneously hold any elective office within Town government. The Town Treasurer shall:

    (A) be open to the public at hours adopted by the Selectboard;

    (B) be paid an hourly wage;

    (C) be responsible for collection of current taxes;

    (D) perform duties as specified in the accounting and financial policies adopted by the Selectboard and required by State law; and

    (E) make monthly reports to the Selectboard of the financial activities of the Town. These reports shall include:

    (i) a listing of all expenditures during the preceding month;

    (ii) a listing of all revenue received during the preceding month, including the source of these revenues;

    (iii) an accounting of all reserve funds of the Town; and

    (iv) a statement showing the balance in the general, highway, and all special funds at the end of the preceding month.

    (2) A Town Clerk who shall not simultaneously hold any elective office within Town government. The Town Clerk shall:

    (A) be open to the public at hours adopted by the Selectboard;

    (B) be paid an hourly wage; and

    (C) perform those duties adopted by the Selectboard and required by State law.

    (3) A Road Commissioner who will perform those duties adopted by the Selectboard and shall be paid an hourly wage.

    (4) An Assistant Road Commissioner who shall be paid an hourly wage.

    (5) Any other positions deemed necessary by the Selectboard.

    (b) The Selectboard shall adopt, and revise from time to time, a general statement of the qualifications necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of each of these appointed Town officers and a job description of those offices. These appointed officers shall exercise all the powers and duties necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter as well as those provided by State law generally.

    (c) These appointed officers shall be employees of the Town, subject to all personnel and employment rules, regulations, and policies of the Town and shall serve at the pleasure of the Selectboard. An officer appointed under this section shall be eligible to apply for reappointment at the expiration of his or her term of office, but failure by the Selectboard to make such reappointment shall not be construed as discharge from employment.

    (d) A person appointed to the position of Town Treasurer, Town Clerk, Road Commissioner, or Assistant Road Commissioner need not be a resident or voter of the Town of Weybridge. (Added 2015, No. M-9, § 2, eff. May 26, 2015.)