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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 124 : AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST LANDS

Subchapter 001 : AGRICULTURAL AND MANAGED FOREST LAND USE VALUE PROGRAM

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 3753)
  • § 3753. Current Use Advisory Board; members; Chair

    (a) There is hereby established a Current Use Advisory Board.

    (b) The membership of the Board shall consist of:

    (1) The following persons or their designees:

    (A) Commissioner of Taxes;

    (B) Director of the Division of Property Valuation and Review;

    (C) Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets;

    (D) Commissioner of Forests, Parks and Recreation;

    (E) [Deleted.]

    (F) [Repealed.]

    (2) Eight additional members to be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Two of these members shall represent the private agricultural sector; two shall represent the private forestry sector; one shall be experienced in agricultural and forestry property appraisal and valuation techniques; one shall be a representative of local government; one shall be a selectboard member; and one shall be a lister. Fifty-one percent or more of the Board membership shall be persons who do not own enrolled land, and have no spouse, child, or parent who owns enrolled land. These members shall be appointed for three-year terms, beginning February first of the year in which the appointment is made, except that the initial appointment of three of the members shall be for a two-year term. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment for the unexpired portion of the term vacated.

    (c) A Chair shall be designated biennially by the Governor from among the members of the Board and any vacancy in the office of Chair shall be filled by designation of the Governor.

    (d) Members of the Board who are not State employees shall be paid $50.00 a day, each, for each day that they are actually engaged in the work of the Board. All members shall be paid their actual expenses incurred as a result of that work.

    (e) The Board shall be attached for administrative purposes to the Division of Property Valuation and Review of the Department of Taxes of the Agency of Administration. (Added 1977, No. 236 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1985, No. 74, § 297; 1987, No. 57, § 2, eff. May 16, 1987; 1987, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1989, No. 256 (Adj. Sess.), § 10(a), eff. Jan. 1, 1991; 1997, No. 60, § 67, eff. June 26, 1997; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003; 2011, No. 143 (Adj. Sess.), § 46, eff. May 15, 2012.)