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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 505 : WILLIAMSTOWN FIRE DISTRICT CHARTER

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 505, § 2)
  • § 505-2. Body corporate and corporate limits

    (a) The legal voters of the District shall be a body corporate. The corporate limits shall be the boundary lines of the Town of Williamstown, being bounded as follows:  easterly by the line of Washington; southerly by the lines of Chelsea and Brookfield; westerly by the lines of Northfield and Berlin; and northerly by the lines of Berlin and Barre.

    (b) While the District encompasses the same area as the Town of Williamstown, it shall be a corporate body separate from the Town of Williamstown. It shall elect its own officers, vote its own taxes, and manage its own affairs as follows:

    (1) The Fire District Prudential Committee shall, for the Fire District, set a Fire District tax rate in the same manner that the selectmen set the Town tax rate as provided by 17 V.S.A § 2664.

    (2) The Prudential Committee shall make contact with the Town for the collection of Fire District taxes.