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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 801 : CHITTENDEN COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 801, § 6)
  • § 801-6. Government and organization

    (a) The officers of the Authority, and their election or designation shall be as follows:

    (1) Board of Commissioners. The purposes, powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Authority shall be exercised by the Board of Commissioners, consisting of one commissioner from each municipality which is a member of this Authority and two commissioners from the City of Burlington. The commissioners shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the legislative body of the member municipality. Any vacancies on the Board of Commissioners shall be filled by the legislative body of the respective member municipality, but in the event that the legislative body fails to appoint a commissioner within two months from the date of the occurrence of the vacancy, the vacancy shall be filled by the Board of Commissioners. Commissioners shall serve without pay.

    (2) Terms of office. Each commissioner shall serve for a term of three years ending June 30 or until his or her successor is duly appointed and has qualified.

    (b) Officers. The Board of Commissioners annually shall elect from among its members a Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary, and such other officers that are necessary for the conduct of its business.

    (c) Meetings of the Board of Commissioners. The frequency and method of calling regular and special meetings of the Board of Commissioners, procedures for the transaction of business, and other necessary matters shall be in accordance with bylaws adopted and amended from time to time by a majority of the commissioners.

    (d) Administrative personnel. The Board of Commissioners may appoint a Transit Director, and such other personnel as is necessary for the conduct of the business of the Authority, and the Board of Commissioners shall have the power to prescribe their duties, fix their compensation, and delegate to them such responsibilities for the management and control of the operations of the Authority, as its interest may require. (Added 1973, No. 122, § 6, eff. Feb. 2, 1973; amended 2009, No. 71 (Adj. Sess.), §  2, eff. July 1, 2011.)