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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters


Subchapter 001 : POWERS OF THE TOWN

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 113, § 106)
  • § 106. Introduction; first and second readings; public hearing

    (a) Every ordinance, repeal of an ordinance, or amendment to an ordinance shall be introduced in writing. The enacting clause of all ordinances shall be “The Selectboard of the Town of Colchester hereby ordains...”. If the Selectboard passes the proposed ordinance upon first reading it shall cause the proposed ordinance to be published in its entirety, or a concise summary of it, in the Selectboard’s designated newspaper of general circulation in the Town at least once, together with a notice of the time and place when and where there will be a public hearing to consider the same for final passage. The first publication shall be at least 15 days prior to the date of said public hearing.

    (b) At the time and place so designated or at any time and place to which the hearing may from time to time be adjourned, such ordinance shall be available in written form for the public. (Amended 2015, No. M-1, § 2, eff. Jan. 27, 2015.)