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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 005 : CITY OF MONTPELIER

Subchapter 004 : MAYOR

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 5, § 403)
  • § 5-403. Vacancy in Office of Mayor

    (a) In the case of a vacancy in the Office of Mayor, with more than 120 days of unexpired term remaining, the City Council shall forthwith direct the City Clerk to call a special meeting of the legal voters of the City for the election of an interim mayor to serve for the unexpired term and until the Mayor's successor is duly elected and qualified.

    (b) Nominations to fill a vacancy in the Office of Mayor shall be by certificate signed by at least 25 voters. The certificate shall be filed with the City Clerk not fewer than 15 and not more than 25 days before the special election.

    (c) In the event 120 days or fewer remain of the unexpired term, the Council President shall assume the duties of the Mayor. (Amended 2013, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 20, 2014.)