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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters


Subchapter 002 : THE BOARD

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 409, § 208)


     Municipal Charters

    § 409-208. Voting

    (a) Each member shall be entitled to one vote plus one vote for each 1,500 people or any portion thereof of its population. The number of votes entitled to be cast on behalf of any member entitled to more than one supervisor shall be divided equally among its supervisors. Fractional votes, if any, shall be taken into account. No supervisor(s) may split votes. No proxies shall be allowed. Population shall be determined as follows until the results of the 1990 U.S. census are available for the members:

    Town                                             Population

    Belvidere                                                 237

    Cambridge                                           2,289

    Craftsbury                                               875

    Eden                                                       715

    Elmore                                                    487

    Hyde Park                                            2,182

    Johnson                                                2,728

    Morristown                                          4,546

    Stowe                                                  3,296

    Waterville                                                521

    Wolcott                                                1,091

    Worcester                                               814

    (b) When the results of the 1990 census are available, and decennially thereafter when new U.S. decennial census data are available, the number of votes granted to each member shall be determined at the next organizational meeting. Any action adopted by a majority of the votes cast at a meeting of the Board at which a quorum is present shall be the action of the Board. Approval of the siting of any District facility or of the condemnation by eminent domain of any property by the District shall require approval by supervisors representing at least two-thirds of all votes entitled to be cast on behalf of all members and comprising at least two-thirds of the supervisors present.