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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 108C : Town of Calais

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 108C, § 2)
  • § 2 General Law; application

    (a) The Town of Calais shall have all powers granted to towns and municipal corporations by the Constitution and laws of this State and this charter, together with all the implied powers necessary to carry into execution all the powers therein granted.

    (b) Except when changed, enlarged, or modified by the provisions of this charter, all provisions of the statutes of the State applying to towns and municipal corporations shall apply to the Town.

    (c) In this charter, any mention of a particular power shall not be construed to restrict the scope of the powers that the Town would have if the particular power were not mentioned, unless this charter otherwise provides.

    (d) Nothing in this charter shall be construed to limit in any way the powers and functions conferred on the Town, the Selectboard, or its elected or appointed officers by general or special enactment of State statutes or rules in force or effect or hereafter enacted, and the powers and functions conferred by this charter shall be cumulative and in addition to the provisions of the general or special enactment unless this charter otherwise provides. (Added 2017, No. M-11, § 2, eff. May 30, 2017.)