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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 251 : VILLAGE OF NORTH BENNINGTON

Subchapter 008 : SEWER, WATER, AND LIGHT SYSTEMS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 251, § 805)
  • § 251-805. Sewers and drains

    (a) The Trustees shall have the care and supervision of the public sewers and drains of the Village and shall see that the same are properly constructed and maintained, and that the sewers or drains from abutting or adjacent property are properly connected with the public sewer or drain.

    (b) Whenever a Sewer Commissioner is appointed by them, as in this charter provided, the Trustees may delegate to the Commissioner the performance of such of the foregoing duties as they may see fit.

    (c) If in the judgment of the Board of Trustees the public good and necessity and convenience of individuals shall require the construction of a sewer system in the Village or a sewer main through the principal streets thereof, the Trustees are hereby authorized and empowered to lay out and construct such sewer system or sewer main and may from time to time extend the same as the public good and the necessity and convenience of individuals shall require, and when constructed, the same shall be under the care and control of the Board of Trustees or the Sewer Commissioner as herein provided. The Trustees are also authorized and empowered to lay out and construct the sewer main or parts of the system through lands of individuals or corporations, whenever, in the judgment of the Board, the public good shall so require, provided compensation for damages sustained by private individuals is made to them by the Village. (Amended 2015, No. M-13 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Feb. 24, 2016.)