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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 001 : CITY OF BARRE


(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 1, § 207)
  • § 1-207. Voting on request of the City Manager

    (a) Annually, on the first Tuesday in March, the legal voters of the City shall meet to vote on the requests of the City Manager.

    (b) If, at the annual March meeting, the voters disapprove the request of the City Manager, the Mayor, or in his or her absence or disability, the City Clerk shall warn a general meeting of the legal voters to consider the article disapproved by the voters, and to authorize a specific sum of money therefore. The meeting shall be in accordance with 17 V.S.A. §§ 2630-2689 and shall be held at the same location as the previous meeting with the polls open for the same hours as the previous meeting. If the voters continue to disapprove any portion of the request, similar meetings shall be held in the same manner.

    (c) When the legal voters have authorized a specific sum for the request of the City Manager, the City Council shall set the tax rate necessary to raise the specific sum(s) so voted.

    (d) [Repealed.]  (Amended 2005, No. M-7, § 5; 2007, No. M-5, § 5; 2013, No. M-5, § 2, eff. May 13, 2013.)