The Vermont Statutes Online
Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters
Chapter 003 : CITY OF BURLINGTON
Subchapter 006 : EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 217)
§ 217. Condemnation of land for park and/or recreational purposes authorized
The City Council, on behalf of the City of Burlington, shall have power to take by condemnation land for park and/or recreational purposes; and if the City Council cannot for any cause agree with the owner or owners of any land, which it shall decide to take for public park and/or recreational purposes, as to the necessity of taking such land, the damages sustained by the owner, or the compensation to be paid therefor, the same proceeding shall be taken as required by law for establishing highways.