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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 162 : TOWN OF WOODFORD

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 162, § 20)
  • § 20. Notice of vacancy during an expired or unexpired term

    (a) In order to inform citizens of the Town and to afford them the opportunity to participate or serve in Town government, public notice shall be given of municipal vacancies resulting from an expired term, resignation, death, disability, or change of residence from the Town of a Town officer on any board, commission, or committee or in other public office whether elected or appointed. Such notice shall:

    (1) be made by posting the vacancy in the Town Clerk’s office and two other public places in the Town at least 10 days prior to the meeting at which the appointing authority intends to fill the vacancy; and

    (2) provide for the right of any interested citizen to submit a written application to the appointing authority regarding such vacancy and to be personally interviewed by the appointing authority, if requested by the applicant, prior to the filling of said vacancy as provided by law.

    (b) As lawfully approved by Vermont State statute to do so, a nonresident may serve in office. For example, a nonresident may not lawfully serve as a Town Clerk or as a Selectboard or ZBA member. (Added 2013, No. M-8, § 2, eff. May 23, 2013.)