The local judicial authorities are the county board of supervisors of five members and the justices of the peace.
As the Eleans, therefore, were the religious supervisors of Olympia, so the Spartans aimed at constituting themselves its political protectors.
The school committee (who serve gratuitously) appoint the superintendent and supervisors of schools.
The state supervisors must inspect each state prison camp and each county prison camp every thirty days.
For the government of the state see The Revised Laws of Vermont (Rutland, 1881); the Vermont Legislative Directory, published biennially at Montpelier; the biennial reports of the secretary of state, the auditor, the treasurer, the commissioner of state taxes, the superintendent of education, the supervisors of the insane, &c., and the annual reports of the inspector of finance.