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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 103 : TOWN OF BENNINGTON

Subchapter 001 : POWERS OF THE TOWN

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 103, § 104)
  • § 103-104. Recall

    (a) The voters of the Town may recall any of the elected Town officers listed in subchapter 2 of this charter.

    (b) A recall petition, clearly stating cause, signed by at least 30 percent of the legal voters of the Town, and bearing their addresses, shall be filed with the Select Board within 15 calendar days of its issue. The Select Board upon receipt of a valid petition shall, after 60 calendar days, hold a special election, with voting by Australian Ballot, to consider the recall of an elected Town officer. When such a petition is approved by a majority of two-thirds of the ballots cast at such special election, the officer named in the petition shall thereupon cease to hold his/her office, and the office shall be considered vacant until filled by a special election to be held within 60 days.

    (c) A recall petition shall not be brought against an individual more than once during his/her term of office.