TOWN OF BRAINTREE, VERMONT [BRAINTREEVT.gov]
NOTICE OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE SPORTSMAN USE ON TOWN HIGHWAYS ORDINANCE
On, March 15, 2022, the Selectboard of the Town of Braintree, Vermont, re-adopted the existing “All-Terrain Vehicle Sportsman Use of Town Highway Ordinance” pursuant to the State of Vermont authority granted in 24 V.S.A. Chapter 59, 24 V.S.A. § 2291 (4), and 23 V.S.A § 3510. This notice is published pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 1972 to inform the public of the re-adoption and of the citizens’ right to petition for a vote to disapprove this ordinance.
The full text of the Ordinance has been posted on the bulletin boards located at the Town Office, Town Hall and Braintree Elementary School. The full text of the Ordinance may also be examined at the Braintree Town office at 932 VT-12A and may be examined during regular office hours. CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO PETITION FOR VOTE Title 24 V.S.A. § 1973 grants citizens the right to petition for a vote at a special or annual Selectboard Meeting to disapprove ordinance revisions adopted by the Selectboard. To exercise this right, citizens must present to the Selectboard or the Town Clerk a petition for a vote on the question of disapproving the revisions signed by not less than five percent (5%) of the Town’s qualified voters. Unless a petition requesting a vote is filed pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 1973, the “All-Terrain Vehicle Sportsman Use on Town Highways Ordinance” shall become effective on May 14, 2022. PERSON TO CONTACT for additional information pertaining to this Ordinance may be obtained by contacting Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Chairperson at 932 VT-12A, Braintree, VT 05060, or by calling 802-728-9787, ext. 6 during regular office hours or emailing email@example.com.