Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The second paragraph of section 2 of chapter 820 of the acts of 1970 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 to 4, inclusive, the words "the chairman of the board of park commissioners of the town of Bourne, ex officio, and four other members one of who shall be appointed by the governor and three members" and inserting in place thereof the words:- five members, one of whom shall be appointed by the governor and four members.
SECTION 2. Said section 2 of said chapter 820 is hereby further amended by striking out the third paragraph.
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter forty-one of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, in the town of Bourne the powers and duties conferred and imposed upon park commissioners shall be exercised and performed by the superintendent of the department of public works or such other person who is from time to time in charge of the department of public works of said town.
SECTION 4. The person serving as chairman of the board of park commissioners on the effective date of this act shall continue to serve as a member of the Authority until the town elections to be held in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-four at which elections a member of said board shall be elected.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.