HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4334        FILED ON: 6/27/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3954

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Dylan A. Fernandes and Julian Cyr

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act amending the charter for the town of Nantucket.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Dylan A. Fernandes

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4334        FILED ON: 6/27/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3954

By Representative Fernandes of Falmouth and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3954) of Dylan A. Fernandes and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) relative to amending the charter of the town of Nantucket.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act amending the charter for the town of Nantucket.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 2.1 of article II of the charter of the town of Nantucket, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board. 

SECTION 2.  Subsection (b) of said section 2.1 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 3.  Subsection (a) of section 2.5 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 4.  Subsection (b) of said section 2.5 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 5.  Subsection (c) of said section 2.5 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 6. Article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking from the heading the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board. 

SECTION 7.  Section 3.1 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 8.  Section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 9.  Subsection (a) of said section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 10.  Subsection (b) of said section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 11.  Subsection (d) of said section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 12.  Section 3.3 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 13.  Subsection (a) of section 3.4 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 14.  Subsection (b) of said section 3.4 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 15.  Section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 16.  Subsection (c) of said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 17.  Subsection (g) of said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “and”, the last time it appears.

SECTION 18.  Subsection (h) of said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out “commonwealth.” and inserting in place thereof the following text: - commonwealth; and.

SECTION 19.  Said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby further amended by inserting after subsection (h) the following subsection: (i) The select board shall have the full role of and all of the powers and authority of a board of selectmen under any general or special laws, and its members and officers shall have the full role of and all of the powers and authority of the members and officers of a board of selectmen under any general or special laws.

SECTION 20.  Subsection (b) of section 4.1 of article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 21.  Subsection (c) of said section 4.1 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, the first time it appears after the word “Town”, and inserting in place thereof the following words: - select board members; and further by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 22.  Subsection (a) of section 4.2 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 23.  Subsection (c) of said section 4.2 of article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 24.  Subsection (d) of said section 4.2 of article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 25.  Subsection (a) of section 4.3 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 26.  Subsection (b) of said section 4.3 of article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 27.  Subsection (d) of said section 4.3 of article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 28.  Section 5.2 of article V of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectman” and inserting in place thereof the following words: - select board member; and further by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 29.  Subsection (b) of section 5.4 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 30.  Subsection (d) of said section 5.4 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 31.  Subsection (b) of section 6.4 of article VI of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 32.  Subsection (b) of section 6.5 of said article VI of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 33.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.