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Subchapter 008 : BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 5, § 804)
§ 5-804. Board for Abatement of Taxes
(a) The Board for Abatement of Taxes, consisting of the Board of Civil Authority, the City Assessor, and the City Treasurer, shall be governed by the general laws of the State in respect to abatement of taxes.
(b)(1) The Board for Abatement of Taxes shall meet on the first Tuesday in June in each year, which meeting may be adjourned from time to time thereafter for the purpose of considering abatement of paid taxes as provided by 24 V.S.A. § 1535, as may be amended from time to time.
(2) All requests for the abatement of paid taxes shall be filed with the City Clerk at least five days before the date of such meeting.
(3) The City Clerk shall cause such meeting to be warned by posting and publishing a notice of the same at least 15 days prior to such meeting and also five days prior to such meeting.
(c) All meetings of the Board for Abatement of Taxes shall be called by the Mayor who shall request the City Clerk to notify the members thereof of the time and place of such meeting, either personally or by written notice duly mailed to each member at least five days before such time appointed. If the Mayor fails to call a meeting of the Board for Abatement of Taxes when such meeting is required by law, the City Clerk shall call such meeting and shall notify the members. (Amended 2013, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 20, 2014.)