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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 009 : CITY OF RUTLAND

Subchapter 002 : CITY MEETINGS AND ELECTIONS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 9, § 2.08)
  • § 9-2.8. Ward officers

    (a) The ward officers shall be a Clerk and a First, Second, and Third Inspector of Elections, and any other officers required by law of the State for each polling place at an election. One of said Inspectors shall be a member of the minority party casting the largest vote at the general election next preceding. Said officers shall be subject to rules and regulations of the Board of Civil Authority, not in conflict with State statutes.

    (b) The ward officers shall be sworn to the faithful discharge of their respective duties and shall hold their offices until their successors are chosen and have qualified. They shall be paid such compensation as shall be voted by the Board of Civil Authority.

    (c) In case there is no representative of the minority party herein provided for on the Board of Inspectors of Elections of any ward, the Mayor shall, before any election is held in such ward, declare a vacancy in the Third Inspector's place in such ward, and shall thereupon fill such vacancy by appointing a legal voter residing in such ward and belonging to such minority party.

    (d) In case of a vacancy in any ward office occasioned by death, removal from the ward or City, resignation, inability to serve, failure to elect, or other cause, the same shall be filled by the Mayor.