Section 1. Chapter 503 of the Acts of 1952 (The Town Manager Act of Arlington) as subsequently amended. Section 15 (‘Powers and Duties of Manager’), paragraph (a) is hereby amended by inserting the words ‘Board of’ before the word ‘Assessors.’
Section 2. Said chapter 503 is further amended by appending the following paragraphs to the end of Section 15(a):
‘While the Town Manager shall not supervise the Board of Assessors as an elected body, the Town Manager shall supervise and direct the administration of the Assessors’ Office and appoint the Director of Assessments in accordance with Section 15(c) of this act. The Director of Assessments, and all other Assessors’ Office personnel employed and/or in office when this act becomes effective shall continue in their respective positions subject to the provisions of the chapters thirty-one and/or 150E of the General Laws, if applicable, but otherwise subject to removal by the Town Manager as provided herein.
Nothing set forth in this section shall otherwise abridge the authorities or responsibilities of the Board of Assessors as set forth in chapter forty-one or elsewhere within the General Laws.’
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its passage.
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