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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters


(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 285, § 8)
  • § 285-8. Village Clerk; recording of rules and ordinances

    (a) The Clerk shall keep a record of all called Village meetings of the Village trustees; shall perform the usual duties of a clerk; shall have the same power and be subject to the same liabilities as are prescribed by law for town clerks; shall have exclusive custody of the Village records and papers, which shall not be taken from the Clerk's office unless upon the order or process of a court of competent jurisdiction; and the Clerk's records, copies, and certificates shall be as legally authoritative as those of Town Clerks, and shall have the power to certify the same.

    (b) The bylaws, rules, and ordinances of the Village shall be recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Village, and the Clerk's certificate that such bylaws, rules, and ordinances were adopted at an annual meeting of the Village, or at a special meeting thereof, called for that purpose, shall be prima facie evidence of such fact in any court in this State and certified copies of the bylaws, rules, ordinances, and Clerk's certificates shall also be received as evidence in all the courts in this State. (Added 1937, No. 301, § 8.)