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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 221 : VILLAGE OF ESSEX JUNCTION

Subchapter 002 : VILLAGE TRUSTEES

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 221, § 2.01)
  • § 221-2.01. Composition, eligibility, election, and terms

    (a) Composition. There shall be a Board of Trustees of five members elected by the qualified voters of the Village at large. At the first meeting of the Board of Trustees following each annual meeting, one of the trustees shall be elected by the other trustees to the Office of President of the Village of Essex Junction. The President shall be the chairperson of the Board of Trustees. The President shall preside at the Board of Trustees' meetings. The President shall serve until succeeded by a duly elected successor. Any vacancy in the Office of President may be filled by vote of the remaining trustees at a meeting of the Board of Trustees duly warned for that purpose. At the first meeting of the Board of Trustees following each annual meeting, one of the trustees shall be elected by the other trustees to the Office of Vice President of the Village of Essex Junction. In the absence of the President, the Vice President shall preside at the Board of Trustees' meetings and act in place of the President. The Vice President shall serve until succeeded by a duly elected successor. Any vacancy in the Office of Vice President may be filled by vote of the remaining trustees at a meeting of the Board of Trustees duly warned for that purpose.

    (b) Eligibility. Only qualified voters of the Village shall be eligible to hold the office of trustee.

    (c) Election and terms. The regular election of trustees shall be held at the annual Village meeting in the manner provided in subchapter 8 of this chapter. Trustees shall be elected for three-year terms. The terms of trustees shall begin on the Tuesday following their election. (Amended 2009, No. M-13, § 2, eff. May 26, 2009.)