The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 245, § 6)
§ 245-6. Village officers
(a) The officers of the corporation shall consist of a Moderator, five trustees, a Clerk, and a Treasurer. The officers shall be elected at the annual meeting of the corporation for the term of one year and until their successors are elected, except that trustees shall hold office for five years. One trustee shall be elected at each annual meeting, except that after the approval of this charter at the annual Village meeting, the voters shall elect five trustees, one for the term of one year, one for the term of two years, one for the term of three years, one for the term of four years, and one for the term of five years. The trustees and the Treasurer, at the time of their election, shall be legal voters of the Village of Morrisville or the Town of Morristown.
(b) The provisions of 17 V.S.A. § 2647, or any amendments thereto, relating to incompatible offices, shall apply to the persons holding Village offices.
(c) When a vacancy occurs in any Village office, the trustees forthwith by appointment in writing shall fill such vacancy until an election is held, except that in the event of more than one vacancy on the Board of Trustees at the same time, such vacancies shall be filled by a special Village meeting called for that purpose. Any appointment shall be filed by the trustees in the Office of the Clerk, and duly recorded by the Clerk in the book of Village records. A person appointed to a vacant office shall serve until the next annual meeting. A person elected to fill a vacant office at either a special meeting or an annual meeting shall serve for the unexpired term of his or her predecessor.
(d) The legal voters of the Village may vote at its annual meeting to compensate any or all Village officers for their official services. (Amended 2019, No. 84 (Adj. Sess.), § 11.)