The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 7-16. Department of Assessment
There shall be a Department of Assessment, which shall consist of a Chief Assessor and such assistants as are deemed to be necessary by the City Council. The Chief Assessor and assistants shall be appointed and may be removed by the City Council. The Department of Assessment shall have the same powers, discharge the same duties, proceed in the discharge thereof in the same manner, and be subject to the same liabilities as are prescribed for listers or the board of listers under the laws of this State, except as herein otherwise provided. At least every five years the Department shall review, or cause to be reviewed, their appraisals of all real property in the City that is subject to taxation and conduct a reappraisal of all such properties when necessary to conform their appraisals to the standards for appraising established by the laws of this State.