The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 003 : Town Meeting - Amendment of Charter(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 117, § 303)
§ 117-303. Budget
An annual budget shall be adopted at Town meeting by the vote of a majority of those eligible to vote present at the meeting. If, after the total budget has been appropriated, the selectmen find additional appropriations necessary, the appropriations shall be made and reported at the next Town meeting as a specific item. The appropriations shall only be made in special circumstances or situations of an emergency nature. No specific explanation need be given for any normal annual operating expense in any office, department, or agency which may be increased over the budget amount by an amount not more than 10 percent of the office's, department's, or agency's budget.