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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 013 : City of South Burlington

Subchapter 001 : Power of the City

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 13, § 103)
  • § 103. Powers of the City

    (a) The City shall have all the powers granted to towns and municipal corporations by the Constitution and laws of this State together with all the implied powers necessary to carry into execution all the powers granted, and it may enact ordinances not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the State of Vermont or with this charter.

    (b) The City may acquire real and personal property within or without its corporate limits for any City purpose, including storm water collection and disposal; waste water collection and disposal; solid waste collection and disposal; provision of public water supply; provision of public parks and recreation facilities; provision of municipal facilities for office, fire protection, and police protection; provision of public libraries; provision of public parking areas; provision of sidewalks, bicycle paths, and green strips; provision of public roadways; provision of public view zones and open spaces; and such other purposes as are addressed under the general laws of the State of Vermont. The City may acquire such property in fee simple or any lesser interest or estate, by purchase, gift, devise, lease, or condemnation and may sell, lease, mortgage, hold, manage, and control such property as its interest may require.

    (c) In this charter, mention of a particular power shall not be construed to be exclusive or to restrict the scope of the powers that the City would have if the particular power were not mentioned.