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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 003 : CITY OF BURLINGTON

Subchapter 008 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 322)
  • § 3-322. Establishment of Commission

    There shall be maintained in the City of Burlington a Church Street Marketplace Commission consisting of nine legal voters of the State of Vermont, no fewer than five of whom must be legal voters of the City, who shall be appointed by the City Council. On the first Monday in June 1993 the City Council shall appoint four commissioners, three for a three-year term and one for a four-year term.

    (1) On the first Monday in June 1994, the City Council shall appoint one commissioner for a three-year term and on the first Monday in June 1995, the City Council shall appoint two commissioners for three-year terms. On the first Monday in June 1999, the City Council shall appoint two commissioners for a two-year term. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for three-year terms and commissioners shall serve from the first day of July following their appointment and until their successors are duly appointed and have qualified.

    (2) Two members at all times shall be proprietors or managers of retail businesses which are within the Church Street Marketplace District and such members need not be residents of Burlington. Two members at all times shall be proprietors or managers of retail businesses which are within the Downtown Improvement District, with one of such members being located within the Downtown Improvement District but outside the boundaries of the Church Street Marketplace and such members need not be residents of Burlington.

    (3) The Commission shall organize by the election of a Chair and Vice Chair and by the appointment of a Clerk and a Treasurer. The Clerk shall keep a written record of the proceedings of the Commission, such record to be the property of the City. The Clerk need not be a member of the Commission.

    (4) The manner of removal of commissioners and filling of vacancies shall be as provided in sections 129 and 130 of this chapter, and the commissioners shall, except as otherwise herein expressly provided, be subject to all other provisions of this chapter relating to public officers. (Amended 1999, No. M-9, § 4, eff. June 1, 1999; 2015, No. M-7, § 2, eff. May 18, 2015.)