Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 41 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 106A the following section:-
Section 106B. A town at its annual town meeting may by by-law establish a capital planning committee. Said by-law shall prescribe the composition, mode of appointment or election and terms of the members of said capital planning committee. Said committee shall annually review the capital improvement program, if any, and proposals for the construction of municipal buildings, acquisition of land or personal property and make recommendations to the appropriate officer, board, agency or department. Such recommendations may be included within the annual budget or the annual report required by section sixty-one if authorized by a by-law of the town. Other duties and responsibilities of said capital planning committee may be specified by by-law. Any vacancy occurring shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointment.