§712. Referendum

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/10/031/00712
Published: 2015

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Title

10

:
Conservation and Development






Chapter

031

:
SOIL CONSERVATION ACT






Subchapter

001
:
CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES










 

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712. Referendum

(a) If after the

council has found and recorded a determination that there is need, in the

interest of the public health, safety and welfare, for the organization of a

district in a particular territory and has defined the boundaries thereof, it

shall hold a referendum within the proposed district upon the question of the

creation of the district. Due notice of the proposed district meeting shall be

given for a vote upon the following question:

Shall a natural

resources conservation district of the lands below described and lying in the

county (counties) of 

.................... and .................... be created?

The vote shall

be by ballot in the following form:

Shall a natural

resources conservation district of the lands below described and lying in the

county (counties) of 

.................... and .................... be created?

YES

[]                          NO []

(b) The ballot

shall set forth the boundaries of such proposed district as determined by the

committee. All owners of lands lying within the boundaries of the territory, as

determined by the state natural resources conservation council, shall be

eligible to vote in such referendum. In writing signed by him, a landowner may

designate a person to vote for him at any meeting herein authorized and such

designated person shall file such written authority with the council before

voting. The council shall pay all expenses for the issuance  of such notices and the conduct of such hearings,

and shall supervise the conduct of such hearings.

 (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 11(c),

eff. March 1, 1961; 1963, No. 79, § 1(b), eff. May 7, 1963; 1967, No. 303 (Adj.

Sess.), §§ 15(b), 16(b), eff. March 22, 1968.)
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