Board of civil authority

BOARD OF CIVIL AUTHORITY. A used in Vermont. This board is composed of the selectmen and justices of the peace of their respective towns. They are authorized to abate taxes, and the like.

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Vanderminden appealed the assessment to the Board of Civil Authority, which adjusted its assessment to $122,000 by using a different formula.
The Guilford Board of Civil Authority (Board) indicated that it did not have the jurisdiction to determine the request for exemption; HSLA appealed.
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