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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 031 : SOIL CONSERVATION ACT

Subchapter 001 : Conservation, Development, and Use of Natural Resources

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 712)
  • § 712. Referendum

    (a) If after the Council has found and recorded a determination that there is need, in the interest of the public health, safety and welfare, for the organization of a district in a particular territory and has defined the boundaries thereof, it shall hold a referendum within the proposed district upon the question of the creation of the district. Due notice of the proposed district meeting shall be given for a vote upon the following question:

     

    Shall a natural resources conservation district of the lands below described and lying in the county (counties) of  .................... and .................... be created?

    The vote shall be by ballot in the following form:

    Shall a natural resources conservation district of the lands below described and lying in the county (counties) of  .................... and .................... be created?

    YES [  ]                                               NO [  ]

     

         (b) The ballot shall set forth the boundaries of such proposed district as determined by the committee. All owners of lands lying within the boundaries of the territory, as determined by the State Natural Resources Conservation Council, shall be eligible to vote in such referendum. In writing signed by him, a landowner may designate a person to vote for him at any meeting herein authorized and such designated person shall file such written authority with the Council before voting. The Council shall pay all expenses for the issuance  of such notices and the conduct of such hearings, and shall supervise the conduct of such hearings.

     (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 11(c), eff. March 1, 1961; 1963, No. 79, § 1(b), eff. May 7, 1963; 1967, No. 303 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 15(b), 16(b), eff. March 22, 1968.)