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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 129 : TOWN OF MILTON

Subchapter 002 : OFFICERS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 129, § 204)
  • § 129-204. Duties of elected officers

    (a) Selectboard. See subchapter 3 of this charter.

    (b) Town Clerk.

    (1) Town Clerk shall perform all duties prescribed by the Vermont statutes and this charter.

    (2) Town Clerk shall appoint one or more assistant clerks who shall perform duties as required by the Vermont statutes and this charter. The assistant clerks shall be under the direction of the Town Clerk who shall delegate the assistant clerks' duties and responsibilities and said assistants shall be entitled to and adhere to all personnel rules and regulations.

    (c) Town Treasurer.

    (1) The Town Treasurer shall perform all duties prescribed by the Vermont statutes and this charter.

    (2) The Town Treasurer shall appoint one or more assistant Town treasurers who shall perform all duties as prescribed by the Vermont State statutes and this charter. The assistant treasurer shall be under the direction of the Town Treasurer who shall delegate the assistant treasurer's duties and responsibilities and said assistant treasurer shall be entitled to and adhere to all personnel rules and regulations of the Town of Milton.

    (3) The Town Treasurer shall promptly deposit and invest funds coming into the Treasurer's hands in such depositories as may be designated by the Selectboard.

    (4) The Town Treasurer shall keep such books and accounts as prescribed by the Vermont statutes and this charter.

    (5) The Town Treasurer shall make reports to the Selectboard monthly or at such other times as the Selectboard may require showing the state of the Town's revenues.

    (6) The Town Treasurer shall perform such duties with respect to the Town's finances as the Selectboard shall require.

    (7) The Town Treasurer shall perform such duties as prescribed in 16 V.S.A. § 426(a)-(c). He or she shall keep financial records of receipts coming into his or her hands and shall make those records available to the Board of School Directors when requested to do so.

    (d) Repealed.]

    (e) Town Moderator.

    (1) The Town Moderator shall perform all duties as required by the Vermont State statutes and this charter.

    (2) Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised shall be used to conduct all annual or special meetings.

    (3) In the absence of the Moderator, the Town Clerk shall call the meeting to order with the first order of business to elect a Moderator Pro Tem to fill the vacancy while it exists.

    (f) Repealed.]

    (g) Repealed.]

    (h) The Library Trustees shall perform all duties required by Vermont State statutes and this charter, except the Library Board shall follow the administrative code and policies identified in the preamble of the administrative code. Any changes or additions to policies identified in the preamble shall require an affirmative vote of the Selectboard and the Library Board in order to be applicable to the Library.

    (i) School trustees. See subchapter 4 of this charter.

    (j) Champlain Water District Representative. Will represent the Town of Milton on the Champlain Water District Board and will keep the Selectboard and the Town Manager advised of significant proceedings by the Champlain Water District Board, which affect quality, quantity, or cost of services. (Amended 2013, No. M-14 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 9, 2014.)