The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 004 : BOARD OF ALDERMEN(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 9, § 4.07)
§ 9-4.7. Board of Civil Authority
(a) The Mayor and the Board of Aldermen shall constitute the Board of Civil Authority for the City except as herein provided. The Mayor shall preside and vote at all meetings of the Board of Civil Authority except as otherwise provided herein.
(b) The Board shall be empowered to act in all proceedings for the taking of land or other property for public purposes, in actions for the removal or suspension of City employees provided herein, and when authorized by law. Notwithstanding the above, the composition of the Board of Civil Authority, when considering tax appeals pursuant to State law and apportionment matters pursuant to Title 17 V.S.A. shall conform to 24 V.S.A. § 801.
(c) The Board of Civil Authority shall adopt its own procedures regarding the taking of evidence, deliberations, conclusions, and other business of the Board. An outline of such procedures shall be filed in the City Clerk's office.