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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 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 029 : Community Development

Subchapter 001 : Community Development Act

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 685)
  • § 685. The Vermont Community Development Board

    (a) There is created within the Agency of Commerce and Community Development the Vermont Community Development Board consisting of nine members who shall be residents of the State.

    (b)(1) The members shall be appointed by the Governor for a term of three years, or for the unexpired portion thereof. For the initial appointments, the Governor shall appoint three for one year, three for two years, and three for three years.

    (2) In the appointment of the members, consideration shall be given to the selection of such persons as shall adequately represent the interests of various sections of the State and the principal beneficiaries of the program.

    (c) The Chair shall be appointed annually by the Governor from among the members.

    (d) Members of the Board shall be entitled to receive per diem compensation and reimbursement of expenses as permitted under 32 V.S.A. § 1010, which shall be paid by the Agency.

    (e) No person who receives a significant portion of his or her income directly or indirectly from the community development activities governed by this subchapter shall be a member of the Board.

    (f) The Agency shall provide staff assistance and administrative support to the Board.

    (g) Prior to January 15 of each year, the Board shall submit a report of its activities and grants for the preceding year to the Governor and General Assembly. (Added 1983, No. 10, § 1, eff. March 18, 1983; amended 1995, No. 190 (Adj. Sess.), § 1(a); 2019, No. 61, § 7.)