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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 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 057 : Fire Departments

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1954)
  • § 1954. Firemen

    Firemen shall be appointed by the chief engineer, subject to such rules or regulations as the legislative body may adopt, and may be salaried employees or volunteers. A fireman may be dismissed or suspended by the chief engineer on written notice, but shall be entitled to a hearing on such dismissal or suspension before the legislative body of the municipality if a written request for a hearing is submitted to the legislative body by the fireman dismissed or suspended within five days after receipt of notice thereof. The legislative body may revoke such dismissal or suspension, and may order reinstatement of a fireman suspended or dismissed. (Added 1969, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. March 2, 1970.)