The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 002 : POWERS, STRUCTURE, AND AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 109, § 31)
§ 109-31. Special funds
(a) The Town Treasurer shall keep all money in a special fund in an account or accounts separate from that of any other special fund and from those of the other Town funds, and shall honor no warrant upon it except for the purpose thereof as heretofore enumerated.
(b) Any person who shall pay or cause to be paid any portion of any special fund for any purpose other than as herein specified shall forfeit to the Town for the benefit of such special fund twice the amount so paid to be recovered in a civil action of this section. It shall be the duty of the Town Agent to defend and prosecute suits and to bring an action to collect the forfeiture. In case such person is bonded, the bondsman shall be joined with the person in such action, provided such bondsman is within the jurisdiction of the State of Vermont.