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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 109 : Town of Cavendish

Subchapter 002 : Powers, Structure, and Authority of the Town

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 109, § 22)
  • § 22. Officers

    (a) The Town of Cavendish shall have the officers as provided for towns by general laws except as provided by this section. Such officers shall have all the powers and duties necessary to carry out the provisions of this merger as well as those provided by law.

    (b) Those Town officers that are elected in the Town of Cavendish shall continue to be elected and no provision of this merger will alter or amend their status, standing, or term of office.

    (c) The Town of Cavendish shall continue to have five Selectboard members who shall be elected for the following terms: three for three years and two for one year terms. Such Selectboard members shall have all the power and authority given to and perform all duties required of Town legislative bodies or Selectboards under the Constitution and laws of the State of Vermont. The Selectboard members as presently constituted in the Town of Cavendish will continue in office for their respective terms as the Selectboard under the provisions of this merger.

    (d) The Selectboard shall determine its own rules and procedures but in compliance with pertinent laws of the State of Vermont. The Selectboard may elect its own Chair.

    (e) Without limiting any of its duly vested powers and authority, the Selectboard shall continue to have those powers and duties as conferred by law.