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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 403 : CENTRAL VERMONT SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

Subchapter 002 : BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 403, § 15)
  • § 403-15. Voting

    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, each member of the Board of Supervisors shall be entitled to cast one vote for every 1,000 population, or part thereof, in the municipality that the Supervisor represents; provided, however, no member municipality or supervisor shall be entitled to more than 20 votes, regardless of the population of the municipality. A member of the Board of Supervisors may not split its votes. The determinations of population shall be made based upon the latest census provided by the Vermont Department of Health.

    (b) The vote of the Board of Supervisors approving the siting of any solid waste disposal facility, including a landfill, incinerator, gasifier, plasma arc conversion facility, or a facility using similar technologies that rely on extremely high temperature heating of high carbon feedstocks, any other similar facility that poses a potential for risk to the environment or the public; or a biosolids facility shall require an affirmative recorded vote of the supervisor representing the town or city in which such facility is to be located, in addition to approval by two-thirds' vote of the entire Board of Supervisors.

    (c) The vote of the Board of Supervisors approving the siting of a resource recovery facility, including a recycling, transfer, or composting facility shall require an affirmative recorded vote of the supervisor representing the town or city in which the facility is to be located, in addition to approval by two-thirds' vote of the entire Board of Supervisors.

    (d) The District may not enter into any contract with nonmember municipalities or private entities for the management of solid waste generated outside the boundaries of the District, unless the contract is deemed to be in the best interests of the District, and approved by a two-thirds' majority of the Board of Supervisors. (Amended 2017, No. M-1, § 1.)