Moderator

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The moderator is the presiding officer of municipal meetings and shall decide questions of votes taken, except if Australian ballot is used. The moderator shall preserve order in the conduct of business and meetings. Robert’s Rules of Order or some other rules of order shall govern all municipal meetings, except in elections using the Australian ballot system. 17 V.S.A. §§ 2657–2659. See VLCT’s Handbook for Vermont Moderators.