2013 Vermont Statutes
Title 16 Education
Chapter 11 UNION SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND JOINT SCHOOLS
§ 706f Contents of warning on vote to establish the union


16 V.S.A. § 706f What's This?

706f. Contents of warning on vote to establish the union

The warning for each school district meeting shall contain two articles in substantially the following form:

WARNING

The voters of the town (city, union, etc.) school district of are hereby notified and warned to meet at on the day of , , to vote by Australian ballot between the hours of , at which time the polls will open, and, at which time the polls will close, upon the following articles of business:

Article I

Shall the town (city, union, etc.) school district of which the State Board of Education has found (necessary or advisable) to include in the proposed union school district, join with the school districts of and , which the State Board of Education has found necessary to include in the proposed union school district, and the school districts of and, which the State Board of Education has found advisable to include in the proposed union school district, for the purpose of forming a union school district, as provided in Title 16, Vermont Statutes Annotated, upon the following conditions and agreements:

(a) Grades. The union school

district shall operate and manage a school offering instruction in grades ________ through ________.

(b) Board of School Directors. (State formula by which representation of each member district on the union school board is to be determined.)

(c) [Repealed.]

(d) Assumption of debts and ownership of school property. The union school district shall assume the indebtedness of member districts, acquire the school properties of member districts, and pay for them, all as specified in the final report. (If no indebtedness is to be assumed, or school property acquired, by the union district, this paragraph (d) may be omitted.) (e) Final Report. The provisions of the final report approved by the State Board of Education on the day of , , which is on file in the town clerk's office, shall govern the union district.

Article II

To elect from the following nominees: , , (name, etc.), (number of directors which the district is entitled to) school director(s) to serve

on the proposed union school district board from the date of the organization meeting for terms as provided in the final report.

(Added 1967, No. 277 (Adj. Sess.), 12; amended 2003, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), 15; 2007, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), 26; 2009, No. 44, 10, eff. May 21, 2009.)

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