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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 101 : Town of Barre

Subchapter 002 : Powers of the Town

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 101, § 8)
  • § 8. General powers

    The Town shall have all powers that Towns have under the Constitution and laws of the State of Vermont, as fully and completely as though they were specifically enumerated in this charter, together with all powers that may hereafter be granted to towns by the Legislature. All such powers shall be exercised in the manner prescribed in this charter or, if not prescribed herein, in such manner as may be prescribed by ordinance. The Town’s powers shall include such as may be necessarily or reasonably implied from other powers and shall be construed liberally in favor of the Town; any mention of specific powers in this charter shall not be construed as limiting in any way the general power stated in this section.