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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 051 : Finances; Accounts and Audits

Subchapter 002 : Town Treasurer; Accounts; City Accounts

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1571)
  • § 1571. Accounts; reports

    (a) The town treasurer shall keep an account of monies, bonds, notes, and evidences of debt paid or delivered to him or her, and of monies paid out by him or her for the town and the town school district, which accounts shall at all times be open to the inspection of persons interested.

    (b) Monies received by the town treasurer on behalf of the town may be invested and reinvested by the treasurer with the approval of the legislative body.

    (c) The town treasurer shall file quarterly reports with the legislative body regarding his or her actions set forth in subsections (a) and (b) of this section.

    (d) The town treasurer shall annually, on or before June 30, complete and provide to the selectboard a copy of the document made available by the Auditor of Accounts pursuant to 32 V.S.A. § 163(11) regarding internal financial controls. (Amended 1981, No. 239 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2011, No. 155 (Adj. Sess.), § 27.)