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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 225 : VILLAGE OF HYDE PARK

Subchapter 001 : VILLAGE OFFICERS RESPONSIBLE TO CITIZENS; VILLAGE MEETINGS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 225, § 2)
  • § 225-2. Village meetings

    (a) An annual Village meeting for the consideration of the budget and other Village business shall be held on the first Tuesday of May according to State law except as hereinafter provided.

    (b) A special Village meeting:

    (1) may be called by a majority of the Village trustees; or

    (2) shall be called by the Village trustees upon receipt of a petition signed by at least five percent of the voters, specifying the business to be transacted at the meeting. The meeting shall be held pursuant to Title 17 of Vermont Statutes Annotated.

    (c) Whenever an issue or election is to be decided by Australian ballot, the ballot boxes shall be opened no earlier than 6:00 a.m. but no later than 10:00 a.m., as determined by the trustees, and shall close at 7:00 p.m. (Added 1999, No. M-11 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 9, 2000.)