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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 003 : City of Burlington

Subchapter 002 : Elections and City Meetings; City Elections

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 25)
  • § 25. Requirements generally

    Special meetings of all the legal voters of said City shall be called by the Mayor upon request by resolution of the City Council or on petition signed by five percent of the legal voters for any legal purpose beyond the jurisdiction of the City Council, said purpose to be set forth in the warning for said meeting; provided, however, that any petition for the calling of any special meeting for the resubmission, reconsideration, or rescission of any question previously submitted to the legal voters of said City shall be filed not more than 30 days after such previous submission; and provided further, that no question previously submitted to the legal voters of said City shall be more than once resubmitted or presented for reconsideration or rescission except upon request of the City Council by resolution. Each page of a petition filed under this section shall bear the full text of such petition, each signature to such petition shall be witnessed, each signer of such petition shall set after his or her signature his or her legal address within the City, and any part of such petition not conforming to these requirements shall be invalid. At such special meetings, those persons only shall be entitled to vote whose names are on the checklist used for the last annual City election, and such persons as were or have become entitled by law to have their names on such checklist and whose names have been added thereto by the Board for Registration of Voters since said City election. The Board for Registration of Voters shall hold a meeting or meetings to make additions and corrections to said checklist.