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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 105 : TOWN OF BERLIN

Subchapter 009 : REMOVAL OF ELECTED TOWN OFFICERS FROM MUNICIPAL OFFICE

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 105, § 91)
  • § 105-91. Removal

    Any elected Town officer may be removed from office subject to the following conditions and procedures:

    (a) There is filed with the Town Clerk a written petition signed by not less than 30 percent of the registered voters of the Town seeking the removal of such Town officer.

    (b) There shall be held thereafter and within 45 days after filing of said petition with the Town Clerk a special Town meeting for the purpose of voting by Australian ballot on such Town officer's removal.

    (c) If two-thirds of the votes cast by Australian ballot at said special Town meeting result in an affirmative vote to remove such Town officer, such Town officer shall cease to hold that office and such office shall be considered to be vacant.

    (d) Such vacancy shall be filled as provided by law and this charter.