The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 004 : ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 101, § 17)
§ 101-17. Town Manager; appointment; term
A Town Manager shall be the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town. He or she shall be appointed by a majority of the full Board of Selectmen. He or she shall be selected with special reference to his or her training, experience, education, and ability to perform the duties of his or her office, and without reference to his or her political persuasion. He or she shall be appointed for an indefinite period and shall be removable at the discretion of the Board of Selectmen, subject to such conditions relative to hearings, timing of notices, severance pay, and grounds of dismissal as may be specified in this charter, ordinances of the Town, or any employment agreement or contract. The Town Manager shall not simultaneously hold any elective office within the Town, nor shall he or she be employed by the Town in any capacity except as Town Manager.