The town agent used to prosecute and defend suits. The selectboard now has that authority. Thus, the town agent's duty consists merely of assisting when litigation is in progress, at the request of the selectboard. (Generally not a very active position.) 17 V.S.A. §2646(11)
Approximate Time Required for this Position:
Time Commitment: Minimal. Only at the Request of the selectboard.
Is this an elected, appointed or a hired town position?
This is an elected position.
Is this a paid town position?
This is an unpaid position.
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