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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 149 : TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD

Subchapter 001 : INCORPORATION, GENERAL LAW, MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 149, § 8)
  • § 149-8. Licenses; fees; charges; user fees; fees for service

    (a) The Board of Selectmen shall have the sole authority for the setting of all fees, charges, user fees, or fees for services, related to Town government, except those prescribed by State statute relating to the Office of the Town Clerk. All fees and charges set by the Board of Selectmen shall be reasonably related to actual costs.

    (b) The Board of Selectmen shall have the authority to license or issue permits for any function or activity taking place or occurring within the boundaries of the Town over which jurisdiction is established by statute, ordinance or this charter.

    (c) All licenses required by the Town shall be authorized by passage and/or amendment of a license ordinance.

    (d) All fees, charges, user fees, or fees for service shall be implemented by passage of a comprehensive fee ordinance which shall be placed on the Board of Selectmen agenda for review and/or update, every three years from its date of passage.

    (e) No officer of the Town shall collect fees or prerequisites for his/her own use, and all fees or charges shall be accrued to the General Fund.