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2018 legislative session.
Subchapter 002 : OFFICERS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 129, § 202)
§ 129-202. Elective officers
(a) Officers. The officers elected at its annual meeting shall be:
(1) Five selectpersons
(2) Town Clerk
(3) Town Treasurer
(5) Five library trustees
(6) Five school trustees
(7) CWD Representative
(b) Qualifications. All elected officers shall be chosen at large from the legally qualified voters at a legally warned Town meeting using the Australian ballot system. Said elected officers shall hold office for the terms hereinafter specified and until their successors are elected and qualified.
(c) Bonding. All officers shall be sworn before entering their duties and all officers as described in 24 V.S.A. § 832 shall give a bond conditioned for the faithful performance of their duties in an amount prescribed and approved by the Selectboard.
(1) When an elected officer specified in subsection (a) of this section resigns, becomes domiciled in another town, dies, or is removed by recall, his or her office shall become vacant and the Selectboard, in the case of the Town, and the school trustees, in the case of the school, shall appoint an eligible person to fill the vacancy until the next legally warned Town or school meeting. The person appointed shall serve until his or her predecessor's term expires.
(2) If more than one vacancy occurs on the Selectboard or Board of School Trustees at the same time, then the respective board shall call a special election to fill the vacancies. (Amended 2013, No. M-14 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 9, 2014; 2017, No. 7, § 116.)