The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 009 : Water and Sewers(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 219, § 25)
§ 219-25. Sewer and drains; condemnation; appeal
(a) When any person shall be dissatisfied with the decision of the trustees in the award for damages for land taken for a sewer or main drain, or in any assessment for contribution for the same, the person may appeal by petition to the next stated term of Franklin Superior Court for a reassessment of such damages or contribution, and any number of persons aggrieved may join in the petition, but the petition and appeal shall not delay the laying or repairing of the sewer or main drain. The petition and appeal shall be served on the Clerk of the Village within 60 days next after the award of damages or assessment for contribution shall be filed in the Clerk's office, if there be that many days before the next stated term of Franklin Superior Court; otherwise, the petition and appeal shall be served on the Clerk before the commencement of the next stated term of Court and shall be entered in the Court at that term.
(b) The proceedings shall be had on such petition and appeal in the Superior Court as are provided for by law in 24 V.S.A. § 3415 and the laws of the State, except as herein provided, and the commissioners appointed by the Superior Court to reexamine any assessment or contribution, shall notify the Clerk of the Village of the time and place when they will hear the matter. (Added 1892, No. 119, § 1; amended 2007, No. M-22 (Adj. Sess.), § 10, eff. May 19, 2008.)