The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 005 : TOWN MANAGER(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 129, § 504)
§ 129-504. Noninterference with administration
(a) The Selectboard, its members, and committees shall not deal with Town administrative officers and employees who are subject to the direction and supervision of the Manager. They shall deal solely through the Town Manager and shall not give orders to any such administrative officers or employees either publicly or privately.
(b) Neither the Board nor any of its members or committees shall in any manner dictate the appointment or removal of any Town administrative officer or employee whom the Manager is empowered to appoint. They may, however, express its views fully and freely and discuss with the Manager, in open or executive session consistent with the law, anything pertaining to the appointment and removal of such officers and employees.