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 Grafton, a certified copy of which is in the custody of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section twelve of chapter forty-three B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out section 8-5 (k) and inserting in place thereof the following section:- 8-5 (k) The offices of town treasurer and town collector shall be combined into a single office to be appointed by the town administrator. The terms of office of the persons serving as town treasurer and as town collector shall be terminated upon appointment of a treasurer-collector. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent either of said persons from being a candidate for appointment or being appointed treasurer-collector. This section shall be effective as of July first, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.