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Title 10 : Conservation and Development



(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 719)
  • § 719. Elections

    After the issuance of a certificate by the Secretary of State certifying to the organization of a natural resources conservation district, nominating petitions shall be filed with the districts and shall be submitted to the Council once the nominee is approved by the districts as defined in section 720 of this title, who shall be qualified voters as hereinafter specified. No such nominating petition shall be accepted unless it shall be subscribed to by 25 or more owners of land lying within the boundaries of the district. Landowners may sign more than one nominating petition to nominate more than one candidate for supervisor. The names of all nominees shall appear, arranged in the alphabetical order of the surnames, upon ballots with a square before each name and a direction to insert an X mark in the square before one name to indicate the voter’s choice. Only landowners shall be eligible to vote. The candidates who shall receive the largest number of the votes cast in the election shall be the elected supervisors for the districts. The Council shall pay all the expenses, supervise, prescribe rules, determine eligibility of voters, and publish the results of all elections. (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.), § 9, eff. March 22, 1968; 1995, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. May 15, 1996; 2019, No. 14, § 16, eff. April 30, 2019.)