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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 101 : TOWN OF BARRE


(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 101, § 38)
  • § 101-38. Appointed officers

    (a) The selectmen members, by majority vote, shall appoint the following Town officers for the terms indicated:

    (1) A Town Attorney for a term of one year, to fulfill the duties prescribed by law for the grand juror and town agent of a town, and to perform such other professional duties as may be requested by the selectmen, or by any other officer or agency of Town government, with the approval of the selectmen.

    (2) A Tax Collector, for a term of one year.

    (3) Five cemetery commissioners, each for a term of five years, with one term beginning each year.

    (4) Such other officers as the laws of the State of Vermont or the ordinances of the Town of Barre shall direct the selectmen to appoint. The appointments shall be for the term indicated in the governing law, provided that any office abolished by this charter shall not be deemed reestablished by this section.

    (b) A vacancy in any appointive Town office may be filled for the duration of the unexpired term by the person, Board of Selectmen, or other board having the authority to appoint such office holder for the usual term of office.

    (c) When it becomes necessary to make appointments to any office or position created by this charter, ordinance, or law, the Board shall give notice in a newspaper of general circulation within the Town specifying positions open and for which appointment will be made so that interested persons may apply.