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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 007 : CITY OF NEWPORT

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 7, § 29)
  • § 7-29. Assessment of taxes on grand list

    The City Council shall assess and lay all taxes upon the grand list of said City, and in addition to such tax as may be necessary for the payment of all such State, county, and highway taxes as are or may be required by law, and in addition thereto such tax as the Board of School Trustees shall recommend to said Council for the support of schools, not exceeding 100 cents on the dollar of the grand list of said City unless authorized by a vote of the City. They shall have power annually to lay and assess upon said grand list such tax, which shall not exceed 100 cents on the dollar thereof, unless by vote of the City, as in their judgment may be required for the payment of the current expenses of the City and for carrying out any of the provisions of this act; and in addition they shall annually assess a tax of not less than 20 cents nor more than 60 cents on the dollar of said grand list, the proceeds of which shall be used in retiring the floating and funded indebtedness of said City or in creating a sinking find for the future redemption of such indebtedness. All of the aforesaid taxes may be included in one rate bill, and such tax bills, with a warrant signed by the Mayor of the City or any justice of the peace within the county, shall be delivered to the Treasurer, to whom all taxes shall be paid in money.