Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Barnstable is hereby authorized to borrow from time to time as authorized by a two-thirds vote of the town council such sums as may be necessary, not to exceed, in the aggregate, ten million dollars, for the purpose of making repairs to private ways within said town. Each authorized issue shall be payable within fifteen years from its date. Indebtedness incurred under this act shall not be included in determining the limit of indebtedness of the town under section ten of chapter forty-four of the General Laws but, except as provided herein, shall otherwise be subject to the provisions of said chapter forty-four.