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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 123 : TOWN OF HARDWICK

Subchapter 003 : OFFICERS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 123, § 302)
  • § 123-302. Elective officers

    (a) The officers elected and their compensation fixed by the Town at its annual meeting shall be:

    (1) Five selectmen

    (2) Town Meeting Moderator

    (3) Three trustees of public funds

    (4) Three auditors

    (5) Town Clerk

    (6) Town Treasurer

    (7) Listers

    (8) Cemetery trustees

    (9) Library trustees

    (10) Fire Department officers

    (11) A First Constable, and a Second Constable, if needed.

    (12) [Repealed.]

    (13) A Tree Warden

    (14) One or more fence viewers

    (15) One or more grand jurors

    (b) All elected officers shall be chosen from the legally qualified voters of the Town and shall hold office for the terms hereafter specified and until their successors are elected and qualified.

    (c) All selectmen shall be elected by Australian ballot.

    (d) When an elected officer specified in section 302(a) of this charter resigns, makes another Town his or her residence, dies, or becomes incapacitated, the office shall become vacant and the selectmen shall appoint an eligible person to fill the vacancy until the next annual meeting. The person elected shall at the annual meeting serve until the predecessor's term expires. Incapacity shall include the failure of a selectman to attend 50 percent of the meetings of the Board in any calendar year. (Amended 2019, No. 84 (Adj. Sess.), § 7.)