Notice of Vacancy Select Board

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TOWN OF DOVER

NOTICE OF VACANCY
August 18, 2020
 
In accordance with 24 V.S.A. § 961(a), the Selectboard of the Town of DOVER hereby gives notice of a vacancy created by Joshua Cohen’s resignation in the office of Select Board effective August 18, 2020.
 
The Selectboard, pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 963, will make an appointment to fill this vacancy at its meeting to be held on September 15, 2020 at 6:30pm. The person appointed will serve until a town election is had. Persons interested in being appointed to fill this vacancy should submit a letter of interest to Jeannette Eckert PO Box 527 West Dover, VT 05356 by August 31, 2020 at 4pm.
 
CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO PETITION FOR VOTE
 
Titles 17 V.S.A. § 2643 and 24 V.S.A. § 963 grant citizens the right to petition for a vote to replace the Selectboard’s appointee at a special Town Meeting.  If a special town meeting is called, the newly elected town officer will remain in office for the balance of the unexpired term.  If a special Town Meeting is not called, the Selectboard’s appointee will remain in office until the next annual Town Meeting.   
 
To exercise this right, citizens must present a petition calling for an election for this office signed by five percent of the legal voters of the Town to the Town Clerk prior to the next annual Town Meeting.    
 
PERSON TO CONTACT
 
Additional information pertaining to this notice and its contents may be obtained by contacting Jeannette Eckert at 802-464-5100 x3 during normal office hours.  

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