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Subchapter 002 : CHARTER PROVISIONS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 106, § 208)
§ 208. Special funds
(a) The Town Treasurer shall keep all money in a special fund in an account or accounts separate from those of any other special funds and from those of other Town funds and shall honor no warrant upon it except for the purpose thereof as heretofore enumerated.
(b) Any person who shall pay or cause to be paid any portion of any special fund for any purpose other than as herein specified shall forfeit to the Town for the benefit of such special fund twice the amount so paid to be recovered in a civil action on this section of this charter. It shall be the duty of the Town Agent to defend and prosecute suits to bring such action to collect such forfeiture. In case such person is bonded, the issuer of the bond shall be joined with him or her in such action, provided the issuer of the bond is within the jurisdiction of the State of Vermont.