SECTION 1. Subsection (b) of section 1 of chapter 114 of the acts of 2014 is hereby amended by inserting after the last sentence the following sentences:-
Except as expressly provided by the Wareham Charter, the board of sewer commissioners’ authority and sewer superintendent’s responsibilities are intended to pertain only to the technical operation of the sewer system and facilities. The Town Administrator shall continue to maintain and exercise administrative control over personnel as currently provided by the Wareham Charter, and the Board of Selectmen shall continue to be the town of Wareham’s sole collective bargaining agent as provided for by G.L. c. 150E.
SECTION 2. Paragraph (i) of subsection (d) of said section 1 of said chapter 114 is hereby amended by striking the paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following new paragraph:
(i) The sewer superintendent shall be responsible for the efficient technical administration of the sewer system and facilities, and for implementing any such votes of the sewer commissioners as lie within that commission’s jurisdiction. Except as expressly provided in the Wareham Charter, the sewer commissioners have no control over personnel matters.
SECTION 3. The first sentence of paragraph (ii) of said subsection (d) of said section 1 of said chapter 114 is hereby amended by striking all instances of the words “sewer superintendent” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- town administrator
SECTION 4. Said section 1 of said chapter 114 is hereby amended by inserting the following new subsections:-
(e) The sewer commissioners shall provide a detailed and balanced budget for the sewer system and enterprise fund to the Town Administrator by January 5.
(f) Section 7-9 of the Wareham Charter shall govern the removal of the sewer superintendent.
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