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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 127 : Mass Transit Authorities

Subchapter 001 : Regional Transit Authorities

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 5107)
  • § 5107. Government and organization

    (a) The powers, duties, and responsibilities of the authority shall be exercised by a board of commissioners, consisting of two commissioners from each member municipality. The commissioners shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the legislative body of the member municipality for terms of three years. Any vacancies on the board of commissioners shall be filled by the legislative body of the respective member municipality, but in the event that the legislative body fails to appoint a commissioner within two months from the date of the occurrence of the vacancy, the vacancy shall be filled by the board of commissioners. Commissioners shall serve without pay.

    (b) Annually, the board of commissioners shall elect from among its members a chair, vice chair, treasurer, and secretary, and such other officers that are necessary for the conduct of its business.

    (c) The board of commissioners may appoint a transit director, and such other personnel as is necessary for the conduct of the business of the authority. The board of commissioners shall have the power to prescribe their duties, fix their compensation, and delegate to them such responsibilities for the management and control of the operation of the authority, as its interest may require. (Added 1975, No. 153 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 10, 1976.)