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Subchapter 005 : Special District Meeting(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 417, § 53)
§ 53. Reconsideration or rescission of vote
(a) A question voted on at any special meeting of the District shall not be submitted to the voters for reconsideration or rescission, except at a subsequent special meeting duly warned for that purpose, and called by the Board of Supervisors on its own motion or pursuant to a petition requesting such reconsideration or rescission signed and submitted in accordance with subsection (b) of this section.
(b) Where a petition signed by not less than five percent of the qualified voters of the District requesting reconsideration or rescission of a question considered or voted on at a previous special meeting (except with respect to action taken under section 40 of this chapter, for which a petition shall be signed by 10 percent of the qualified voters) is submitted to the Board of Supervisors of the District within 30 days following the date of that meeting, the Board of Supervisors shall provide for a vote by the District in accordance with the petition within 60 days of the submission at a special meeting duly warned for that purpose.
(c) A vote taken at a special meeting shall remain in effect unless rescinded at a special meeting called and warned in accordance with this section.
(d) A question voted on shall not be presented for reconsideration or rescission at more than one subsequent meeting within the succeeding 12 months except with the approval of the Board of Supervisors. (Amended 2011, No. M-11 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. July 12, 2012.)