Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Part II of chapter 680 of the acts of 1911 is hereby amended by striking out section 50 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 50. The mayor shall be the chief executive, administrative and operating officer of the city and notwithstanding any grants of the power of control and supervision made by ordinance or any regulations promulgated thereunder to any department head, officer or board, the executive, administrative and operating power of the city, except as otherwise provided herein, shall be vested in the mayor and shall be exercised by him either personally or through the several department heads, officers or boards under his supervision and control. The mayor shall not, in whole or in part, divert from the purpose, use or locality assigned to it by the board of aldermen any appropriations of moneys made by the city government.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.