Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School District, consisting of the member towns of Belchertown, Monson, New Braintree, Palmer and Ware, may by amendment to its regional school district agreement, provide that members of its regional district school committee may be elected from the district at an annual district election to be called by said district. Said amendment may provide for residency requirements relating to the composition of the regional district school committee. Said amendment may also provide that the annual district election shall be held concurrently with the annual town election of each town, and may further provide for the duties to be performed by the secretary and other officials of said district and by the clerks, registrars of voters and other officials of said member towns with respect to the annual district election, which duties may be the same as, or similar to, the duties performed for town elections.
SECTION 2. The amendment to its regional school district agreement proposed by the regional district school committee by the vote passed on April eighth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, containing provisions authorized by section one is hereby validated, ratified and confirmed.
SECTION 3. The proceedings taken by the regional district school committee of said district on April twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, and at town meetings held in the town of Belchertown on June twenty-second, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, in the town of Monson on June eighth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, in the town of New Braintree on May twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, in the town of Palmer on June eighth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven and in the town of Ware on May eleventh, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, at which said amendment and the admission of the town of Ware as a member town were considered and voted on are hereby validated, ratified and confirmed in all respects and as though section one had been in full force and effect at the time of said proceedings.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.