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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 051 : FINANCES; ACCOUNTS AND AUDITS

Subchapter 003 : Orders Drawn by Municipal Bodies

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1623)
  • § 1623. Signing orders

    (a) The selectboard may do either of the following:

    (1) Authorize one or more members of the board to examine and allow claims against the town for town expenses and draw orders for such claims to the party entitled to payment.

    (A) Orders shall state definitely the purpose for which each is drawn and shall serve as full authority to the treasurer to make the payments.

    (B) The selectboard shall be provided with a record of orders drawn under this subdivision (1) whenever orders are signed by less than a majority of the board.

    (2) Submit to the town treasurer a certified copy of those portions of the selectboard minutes, properly signed by the clerk and chair or by a majority of the board, showing to whom and for what purpose each payment is to be made by the treasurer. The certified copy of the minutes shall serve as full authority to the treasurer to make the approved payments.

    (b) This section shall apply to all municipal public bodies authorized by law to draw orders on the municipal treasurer. (Added 1995, No. 110 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2017, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 13.)