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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 3 : Executive

Chapter 059 : Community Services Agencies

(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 3905)
  • § 3905. Community services agencies; administration

    (a) Each community services agency shall administer its programs as set out in the community services plan and as approved by its board of directors.

    (b) Each board of a nonprofit community based organization that is designated a community services agency under section 3903 of this chapter shall have an executive committee of not more than seven members who shall be representative of the composition of the board and the board shall be so constituted that:

    (1) one-third of the members of the board are elected public officials currently holding office, or their designees, except that if the number of elected officials reasonably available and willing to serve is less than one-third of the membership of the board, membership on the board of appointive public officials may be counted in meeting such one-third requirement;

    (2) one-third of the members of the board are persons chosen in accordance with election procedures adequate to assure that they are representative of the poor in the area served; and

    (3) the remainder of the members of the board are officials or members of business, industry, labor, religious, welfare, education or other major groups and interests in the community.

    (c) Each member of the board selected to represent a specific geographic area within a community shall reside in the area he or she represents. No person selected under subdivisions (2) or (3) of subsection (b) as a member of a board shall serve on such board for more than five consecutive years, or more than a total of 10 years. (Added 1981, No. 173 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 20, 1982.)