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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 107 : Town of Brattleboro

Subchapter 010 : Addendum A; Representative Town Meetings

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 107, § 10.06)
  • § 10.6. Voting; members to receive no compensation; quorum; warning

    (a) At any Town Meeting held after the acceptance of this subchapter, the right to vote on all articles in the warning, except for matters voted on by all voters of the Town by Australian ballot, shall be limited to the Town Meeting members.

    (b) The Town Meeting members as such shall receive no compensation.

    (c) The Town Meeting members shall be the judges of the election and qualifications of their members.

    (d) A majority of all the Town Meeting members shall constitute a quorum, but a lesser number may organize temporarily and may adjourn from time to time.

    (e) A majority vote of the Town Meeting members present and voting shall be necessary for the decision of any question, unless otherwise required by law.

    (f) The warning for any Town Meeting shall be prepared and posted in manner and form provided by law. The warning for the annual meeting shall include the articles to be voted upon by the Representative Town Meeting in meeting assembled on the third Saturday following the first Tuesday in March at a time to be designated by the Selectboard.

    (g) All Town Meetings shall be public. Any qualified voter of the Town who is not a Town Meeting member may speak at any Representative Town Meeting but shall not vote.

    (h) In the absence of the duly elected Moderator, the Town Meeting members may designate a Moderator Pro Tem. (Amended 2003, No. M-6, § 2.)