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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 107 : TOWN OF BRATTLEBORO

Subchapter 003 : POWERS OF THE PEOPLE

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 107, § 3.05)
  • § 107-3.5. Recall

    (a) The voters of the Town may recall any of the elected Town or Town School District officers listed in subchapter 2, section 2.1 of this charter.

    (b) A recall petition, signed by at least 25 percent of the legal voters of the Town, and bearing their addresses, shall be filed with the Town Clerk within 15 calendar days of its issue. The Town Clerk upon receipt of a valid petition shall, between 45 and 60 calendar days, hold a special election with voting by Australian ballot to consider the recall of an elected Town officer.

    (c) When such a petition is approved by a majority of the ballots cast at such special election, the Town officer named in the petition shall thereupon cease to hold the office.

    (d) A vacancy resulting from the recall of an officer shall be filled in the manner prescribed by law.

    (e) A recall petition shall not be brought against an individual more than once within 12 months. (Amended 2011, No. M-10 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 27, 2012.)