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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 113 : TOWN OF COLCHESTER

Subchapter 003 : TOWN MEETINGS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 113, § 304)
  • § 113-304. Budget

    An annual Town budget exclusive of school district budget shall become effective after adoption at Town meeting by the vote of the majority of those eligible to vote present at such meeting. After such budget has been adopted, the Selectboard may make emergency appropriations totaling not in excess of two percent of the aggregate budget appropriations. Such emergency appropriations shall be reported to the next Town meeting. Any appropriation in excess of such two percent shall require prior approval of a special Town meeting. Any article in the warning providing for appropriation of funds in addition to the Selectboard's budget shall be voted on by Australian ballot. (Amended 2015, No. M-1, § 2, eff. Jan. 27, 2015.)