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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 129F : TOWN OF PANTON

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 129F, § 3)
  • § 129F-3. Appointed officers

    (a) In addition to all other offices that may be filled by appointment by the Selectboard pursuant to State law or this chapter, the Selectboard shall appoint the following Town officers, who shall serve for such terms as the Selectboard may establish in its act of appointment or until the office otherwise becomes vacant:

    (1) A Town Treasurer who shall not simultaneously hold any elective office within Town government. The Town Treasurer shall be responsible for the collection of current taxes. The Town Treasurer shall be paid an hourly wage.

    (2) A Town Clerk who shall not simultaneously hold any elective office within Town government. The Town Clerk shall be paid an hourly wage.

    (3) A Collector of Delinquent Taxes. Unless the Town shall vote under 24 V.S.A. § 1530 to pay the Collector of Delinquent Taxes a salary in lieu of fees and commissions, the Collector shall be compensated by the eight percent commission on delinquent taxes set forth in 32 V.S.A. § 1674(2), or such other percentage as may be set by a majority of voters present and voting at an annual or special meeting in accordance with 32 V.S.A. § 1674(3).

    (b) The Selectboard shall adopt, and revise from time to time, a general statement of the qualifications necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of each of these appointed town offices and a job description of those offices. These appointed officers shall exercise all the powers and duties necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter as well as those provided by State law generally.

    (c) These appointed officers shall be employees of the Town of Panton, subject to all personnel and employment rules, regulations, and policies of the Town. An officer appointed hereunder shall be eligible to apply for reappointment at the expiration of his or her term of office but failure by the Selectboard to make such reappointment shall not be construed as discharge from employment.

    (d) Persons appointed to the positions of Clerk, Treasurer, or Collector of Delinquent Taxes need not be a resident or voter of the Town of Panton. (Added 2013, No. M-12 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 2, 2014.)