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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 249 : VILLAGE OF NEWFANE

Subchapter 001 : VILLAGE BOUNDARIES LEGAL AND TAXING AUTHORITY

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 249, § 101)
  • § 249-101. Village boundaries and legal taxing authority

    The inhabitants of all that part of the Town of Newfane, in the County of Windham, known as the Village of Newfane, and enclosed in the following boundaries, to wit:

    Beginning at a point on the highway leading from said Village to Townshend at the northern boundary of L.H. Whitney's land; then easterly along said northern boundary of said Whitney's land to the western boundary of the West River Railroad; thence southerly along the westerly boundary of said railroad to the southeast corner of land owned by Stella Micott; thence westerly along the southern boundary of said Micott's land across the highway leading from said Village to Brattleboro; thence southerly along the western boundary of said highway to the southern boundary of land owned by Rodney S. Willard; thence westerly along the southern boundary of said Willard's land to said Willard's western boundary; then northerly along the westerly boundary of said Willard's land; thence to the western boundary of land, at Smith's Brook, owned by E.C. Benedict, and along his western boundary, at Smith's Brook, to his northern boundary; thence easterly along said Benedict's northern boundary to and across Smith Brook, so-called, to land of Laura S. Rice; thence southerly on said Rice's land to land of Sarah M. Fish; thence easterly along said Fish's land to and across the highway; thence northerly along the east side of the highway leading from said Village to Wardsboro, to the boundary line between land of said Fish and land of F.L. Hamlin; thence easterly along said boundary line to the eastern boundary of said Fish's land; thence to the northern boundary of land of A.G. Warren; thence along said Warren's northern boundary to land of Lewis H. Higgins; thence easterly along boundary line between Warren and Higgins's to land owned by Walter Park, and thence along the boundary line between Higgins and Park to the highway; thence southerly along the western boundary of said highway to a point opposite the place of beginning; thence easterly across said highway to the place of beginning, are hereby incorporated and made a party politic, and shall hereafter be called the Village of Newfane and by that name may have perpetual succession and may sue and be sued, may have a common seal and the same alter at pleasure, and shall be capable of purchasing, holding, and conveying real and personal estate for the use of said Village corporation, and at any annual meeting of the legal voters of said corporation legally warned and holden for that purpose may lay a tax upon the grand list of said Village of Newfane for any of the purposes hereinafter mentioned. All taxes voted by said corporation shall be assessed by the Board of Trustees which shall make rate bills thereof and deliver the same to the Collector of Taxes with proper warrants for the collection thereof.