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Subchapter 006 : Assessment and Collection in Unified Towns and Gores of Essex County(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 4981)
§ 4981. Assessment of tax
(a) A tax determined pursuant to this section is hereby annually assessed upon the grand list of the unified towns and gores in Essex County.
(b) Annually, the Board of Governors of the unified towns and gores in Essex County shall prepare a proposed municipal services budget and establish a proposed tax rate for the unified towns and gores in Essex County for the ensuing year. Annually, on the second Saturday in September, the Board of Governors shall call a meeting of the residents and property owners of the unified towns and gores in Essex County for the purpose of presenting the proposed budget and tax rate based upon the current grand list.
(c) Notice of the meeting and a copy of the proposed budget shall be sent by first-class mail to all residents and property owners of the unified towns and gores at their last known address at least 30 days before the meeting. The meeting shall be held in Essex County. The notice shall include the itemized proposed budget and the proposed tax rate.
(d) Annually, on or before September 30, the Board of Governors shall adopt a budget and tax rate and notify the residents and property owners of the unified towns and gores, the Supervisor, and the appraisers. (Added 1967, No. 331 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 1969; amended 1973, No. 58, § 3, eff. April 1, 1973; 1977, No. 118 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. Feb. 3, 1978 for tax years beginning Jan. 1, 1978; 1999, No. 139 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. May 18, 2000; 2017, No. 98 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 11, 2018.)