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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 239 : Village of Manchester

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 239, § 5)
  • § 5. Village meetings

    (a) The annual meetings of the Village shall be on the second Monday of July in each year at the place within the Village and at the hour as may be named in the warning therefor for the purpose of electing the officers hereinafter named, and for the purpose of transacting business specified in the warning, which warning shall be signed by the Clerk, or, in the absence of the Clerk, by one of the trustees, and shall be posted in at least three public places within the limits of the Village, not less than six nor more than 20 days before the time of holding the meeting.

    (b) Special Village meetings may be called at any time by the Clerk under the direction of the trustees or a majority of them, to fill vacancies which may occur in any of the offices, by death, resignation, or otherwise, and for the transaction of any business proper to be considered at a special meeting of the corporation.

    (c) The trustees shall, upon written application by ten legal voters of the Village, stating the purpose for which they wish it called, direct that a special meeting be called. All special meetings shall be called by warnings in the same manner as annual meetings. At all meetings, persons residing in the Village, who are legal voters in Town meeting in the Town of Manchester, shall be qualified to vote, provided they have resided in the Village for three months next prior to the meeting. (Added 1943, No. 183, § 5.)