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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 001 : CITY OF BARRE

Subchapter 003 : CITY COUNCIL

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 1, § 301)
  • § 1-301. Governing body

    The City shall be governed by an elected Council and by an appointed City Manager and by such other officers and employees as may be duly appointed pursuant to this charter, City ordinances, or general laws of the State of Vermont.

    (1) The City Council shall consist of the Mayor and two councilors for each ward who shall serve for a term of two years.

    (2) Within the limitations of the foregoing, the Council shall have the power to:

    (A) Appoint and remove the City Manager and supervise, create, and abolish offices, commissions, or departments other than the offices, commissions, or departments established by this charter.

    (B) Assign additional duties to offices, commissions, or departments established by this charter, but may not discontinue or assign to any other office, commission, or department duties assigned to a particular office, commission, or department established by this charter.

    (C) Make, amend, and repeal ordinances.

    (D) Adopt an official seal of the City.

    (3) The Council shall adopt the budget of the City, as provided herein.

    (4) All City employees, to include full-time and part-time, are prohibited from holding the Office of Councilor or Mayor. (Amended 2013, No. M-5, § 2, eff. May 13, 2013.)