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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 131 : TOWN OF PLAINFIELD

Subchapter 001 : CORPORATE EXISTENCE

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 131, § 101)
  • § 131-101. Corporate existence retained

    The inhabitants of the Town of Plainfield as presently constituted and the inhabitants of the Village of Plainfield as constituted by No. 189 of the Acts of 1867, as amended by No. 314 of the Acts of 1910, No. 327 of the Acts of 1913, No. 174 of the Acts of 1927, No. 194 of the Acts of 1933, No. 227 of the Acts of 1965, and the vote of the Village of Plainfield at the annual meeting thereof held on May 3, 1976, except that part of the Village of Plainfield located in the Town of Marshfield, are hereby incorporated and continued to be incorporated and declared to be a body corporate and politic under the name of the Town of Plainfield; and under that name may sue and be sued, prosecute and defend in any court; may have a common seal and alter it at pleasure; may borrow money on the credit of the Town, in the mode and under the restrictions hereinafter provided and as provided by the general law of this State; may elect Representatives to the General Assembly of the State, and the number of justices of the peace as provided in Chapter II of the Vermont Constitution for a town of equal population; and generally shall have, exercise, and enjoy all such rights, immunities, powers, and privileges as are conferred upon, or are incident to, towns in this State; and shall be subject to like duties, liabilities, and obligations, except as otherwise provided in this charter.