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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters


Subchapter 008 : AMENDMENT

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 107, § 8.01)
  • § 8.1. Charter amendments

    This charter may be amended:

    (1) In the manner provided by 17 V.S.A. § 2645; or

    (2) By the Selectboard or the school directors, pursuant to vote by the voters of the Town, by Australian ballot, and subject to approval of the Legislature; or

    (3) By resolution of the Representative Town Meeting containing the full text of the proposed amendment, followed by at least one public meeting warned for that purpose, and approved by the next annual Representative Town Meeting or a special Representative Town Meeting held not less than 60 days following such public meeting, and subject to approval of the Legislature; or

    (4) By recommendation of the Charter Revision Commission created pursuant to this charter. Any recommendations approved by the Charter Revision Commission shall be voted upon at a special Representative Town Meeting, with votes subject to the rights of referendum set forth herein. This special Representative Town Meeting shall be preceded by one public meeting warned for that purpose and held at least 60 days prior to the special Representative Town Meeting. Any approved recommendations shall be promptly delivered to the State General Assembly for ratification. (Amended 2003, No. M-6, § 2; 2011, No. M-10 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 27, 2012.)