Sections
§ 1301 Establishment of villages
§ 1302 Alteration of boundaries
§ 1303 Voters
§ 1304 First meeting; officers
§ 1305 Meetings; warnings
§ 1306 Oaths and bonds of officers
§ 1307 Duties of clerk; fees
§ 1308 Duties of trustees; vacancies
§ 1309 Taxes; assessment and collection
§ 1310 Bylaws
§ 1311 Forfeiture for breach of bylaws
§ 1312 Damages in laying out street; appeal
§ 1313 Village may indemnify officers
§ 1314 Powers of officers
§ 1315 Appointment of manager
§ 1316 Annexation of adjacent territory to villages
§ 1317 Annexation; procedure
§ 1318 Annexation; fix time for voting
§ 1319 Voting in territory proposed to be annexed
§ 1320 Village to vote on question of annexation
§ 1321 Rights of voters in annexed territory

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 24 > Chapter 39 - Incorporated Villages

  • Annual meeting: when applied to towns shall mean the annual town meeting in March or an adjournment thereof. See
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Commissioner: shall mean in this title only the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles. See
  • Conviction: means an unvacated final adjudication of guilt, or a final determination that a person has violated or failed to comply with the law in a court of original jurisdiction or an authorized administrative tribunal, an unvacated forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure the person's appearance in court, the payment of a fine or court cost, or violation of a condition of release without bail, regardless of whether or not the penalty is rebated, suspended, or probated. See
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Enforcement officers: shall include :

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • inhabitants: shall mean the population of the political division referred to, as ascertained by the national census last completed before the time when such population is a material fact. See
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Motor bus: shall include any motor vehicle with a seating capacity of more than seven persons, other than a street car, operated upon the public streets and highways along a regular route, and in such operation receiving, discharging, and transporting passengers for hire. See
  • Motor vehicle: shall include all vehicles propelled or drawn by power other than muscular power, except farm tractors, vehicles running only upon stationary rails or tracks, motorized highway building equipment, road making appliances, snowmobiles, or tracked vehicles or electric personal assistive mobility devices. See
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • Neighborhood electric vehicle: means a self-propelled, electrically-powered motor vehicle which:

  • Operator: shall include all persons 18 years of age or over, properly licensed to operate motor vehicles. See
  • Owner: shall include any person, corporation, copartnership, or association, holding legal title to a motor vehicle, or having exclusive right to the use or control thereof for a period of 30 days or more. See
  • Pedestrian: means any person afoot, and shall also include any person 16 years of age or older operating an electric personal assistive mobility device. See
  • Person: as used in this title , shall include a corporation, association, co-partnership, company, firm, or other aggregation of individuals. See
  • Personal estate: shall include all property other than real estate. See
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • said: when used by way of reference to a person or thing shall apply to the same person or thing last mentioned. See
  • School bus: means any motor vehicle used to transport children to or from school or in connection with school activities, except:

  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • sworn: shall include affirmed. See
  • Town: shall include city and wards or precincts therein; "selectboard members" and "board of civil authority" shall extend to and include the mayor and aldermen of cities; "trustees" shall extend to and include bailiffs of incorporated villages; and the laws applicable to the inhabitants and officers of towns shall be applicable to the inhabitants and similar officers of all municipal corporations. See
  • Trailer: is a vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle, and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle excepting, however, road making appliances and transportation dollies, and "semi-trailer" is a vehicle without motive power, designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle, and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon or is carried by the towing vehicle, excepting, however, pole dinkeys, transportation dollies, and road making appliances. See
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Village: shall mean an incorporated village. See