Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The charter of the town of Southbridge which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section twelve of chapter forty-three B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by repealing section four of chapter seven.
SECTION 2. Said charter of the town of Southbridge is hereby further amended by striking out section one of chapter eight and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
"CHAPTER 8, SECTION 1: The town manager shall have the power to appoint, subject to confirmation by the town council, the following town officers; town treasurer, tax collector, veterans agent, animal inspector, plumbing inspector, wire inspector, sealer of weights and measures, gas, milk and food inspector, police department, fire department, keeper-of-the-lock-up, town accountant and one fulltime assessor who shall assume the duties of the clerk of the board of assessors."
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect as of March sixth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven.