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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 153 : TOWN OF STOWE

Subchapter 013 : AMENDMENT OF CHARTER

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 153, § 1301)
  • § 153-1301. Laws governing

    No section or provision of this charter may be repealed or amended unless the act making such repeal or amendment refers specifically to this charter and to the sections or provisions so repealed or amended. Any amendment to this charter must be submitted to the voters for their approval and, upon such approval, submitted to the General Assembly as provided by statutes. Amendments may be placed on the ballot by the Selectboard, a duly authorized Charter Review Commission appointed by the Selectboard, or upon petition filed with the Town Clerk by five percent of the legal voters of the Town. The petition must clearly state the amendment and must be filed at least 75 days before any annual Town meeting. In the event the petition is filed more than 90 days prior to the next annual Town meeting, the Selectboard shall be required to hold a special Town meeting for the purpose of considering the proposed amendment. (Amended 2001, No. M-7, § 2, eff. May 21, 2001; 2013, No. M-4, § 2, eff. May 8, 2013.)