Town of Richmond Selectboard Amendments to Municipal Park Ordinance | Ordinance Changes | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

At their meeting on April 15, 2024 the Richmond Selectboard voted to amend the Municipal Park Ordinance.

Copies of the amended ordinance are available at the Town Clerk's Office, 203 Bridge Street Richmond, or by calling 434-5170, and, at www.richmondvt.gov.

Summary of Changes to Municipal Park Ordinance

Re-names "Brown's Court Ballfield" to "Brown's Court Park" in GENERAL section and on Attachment A

Changes GENERAL section to include Overocker Park in the Ordinance.

Changes SECTION FOUR: RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES, Subsection B:, 1 to read as follows:

NO PERSON SHALL, WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION SECURED IN ADVANCE FROM THE RICHMOND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES:

1. Set up tents, campers, vehicles, or any other temporary shelter for the intention of overnight use.

Adds a map to Attachment A to show location of Overocker Park

In accordance with 24 V.S.A. 1973 residents of the Town or Richmond have the legal right to petition to disapprove of an ordinance. A petition for a vote on the question of disapproving an ordinance or rule shall be signed by not less than five per cent of the qualified voters of the municipality, and presented to the legislative body or the clerk of the municipality within 44 days following the date of adoption of the ordinance or rule by the legislative body. Unless a petition is filed in accordance with 24 V.S.A. 1973, the ordinance or rule shall become effective 60 days after the date of its adoption.

Interested persons with questions or comments may contact:

Josh Arneson, Richmond Town Manager
(802) 434-5170, [email protected], 203 Bridge St.
PO Box 285 (mailing), Richmond, VT 05477