The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 026 : ASSESSMENTS FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 9, § 26.01)
§ 9-26.1. Curbs and sidewalks assessment
Whenever the owners of the greater part of the lands or buildings abutting upon any accepted street, or part thereof in said City, shall present their petition in writing to the Board of Aldermen, praying that such street, or part thereof as specified be curbed, or that a sidewalk be constructed, the Board of Aldermen may order the Commissioner of Public Works to cause such improvements to be made. The Board of Aldermen shall have the power, without such petition, to order the Commissioner of Public Works to install curbs or sidewalks as they may deem necessary.