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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 101 : TOWN OF BARRE

Subchapter 003 : ELECTED OFFICERS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 101, § 10)
  • § 101-10. Elected officers; general

    (a) The following officers shall be elected by the legal voters of the Town of Barre and voting for all such officers shall be by Australian ballot:

    (1) Five selectmen

    (2) Three listers

    (3) Three auditors

    (4) One Constable

    (5) One Clerk-Treasurer

    (6) One Moderator.

    (b) The Office of Clerk-Treasurer may be changed to an appointive office upon approval by the voters at any annual meeting of the Town. The Office of Lister may be abolished and replaced by a single full-time assessor hired by the selectmen at such salary as the selectmen may approve; provided the voters authorize such action at any annual Town meeting.

    (c) Only a voter of the Town of Barre may seek election to or hold a Town elective office, and no person may hold more than one Town elective office at the same time. No person shall hold offices which are defined as incompatible in Vermont statutes.

    (d) Vacancies occurring in any elective office shall be filled by a majority vote of the selectmen. The appointment shall be valid until the next annual Town election, at which time the voters shall elect a person to fill the position for the unexpired term.

    (e) Except as otherwise provided in this charter, all elected officers shall perform the duties prescribed by ordinance. (Amended 2011, No. M-3, § 2, eff. April 4, 2011.)