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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 17 : Elections

Chapter 055 : Local Elections

Subchapter 002 : Town Meetings and Local Elections in General

(Cite as: 17 V.S.A. § 2651f)
  • § 2651f. Municipal treasurer; appointment; removal

    (a)(1) A municipality may vote at an annual meeting to authorize the legislative body to appoint the municipal treasurer.

    (2) A treasurer so appointed may be removed by the legislative body for just cause after notice and hearing.

    (b) A vote to authorize the legislative body to appoint the treasurer shall remain in effect until rescinded by the majority vote of the registered voters present and voting at an annual or special meeting, duly warned for that purpose.

    (c) The term of office of a treasurer in office on the date a municipality votes to allow the legislative body to appoint a treasurer shall expire 45 calendar days after the vote or on the date upon which the legislative body appoints a treasurer under this section, whichever occurs first, unless a petition for reconsideration or rescission is filed in accordance with section 2661 of this title.

    (d) The authority to authorize the legislative body to appoint the treasurer as provided in this section shall extend to all municipalities except those that have a charter that specifically provides for the election or appointment of the office of municipal treasurer. (Added 2017, No. 27, § 3, eff. May 10, amended 2017; 2017, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 6.)