Section 1. Notwithstanding any other General or Special Law to the contrary, the Charter of the Town of Acushnet, as on file in the office of the Archivist of the Commonwealth as provided in General Laws Chapter 43B, Section 12, is hereby amended by deleting Section 10 of Chapter 3, Board of Public Works, in its entirety, and the Board of Public Works shall thereupon be abolished.
Section 2. As of the effective date of this Act, the terms of any incumbent members of the Board of Public Works serving as of such date shall immediately terminate.
Section 3. The powers, duties and responsibilities of the Board of Public Works shall be transferred by operation of law to the Board of Selectmen. No contracts or liabilities then in force shall be affected by such abolition and the Board of Selectmen shall in all respects be the lawful successor of the Board of Public Works. The Board of Selectmen may delegate the powers, duties and responsibilities of the Board of Public Works to another entity at its discretion.
Section 4. This Act shall take effect upon passage.
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