SECTION 1. Notwithstanding sections 1, 1B, 21 and 66 of chapter 41 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, there shall be in the town of Groveland an appointed highway superintendent, who shall be appointed, and may, after a hearing, be removed by the Groveland board of selectmen. The highway superintendent appointed under this act shall have all the duties and responsibilities of road commissioners, surveyors of highways, and superintendents of streets as set forth in the General Laws.
SECTION 2. As of the effective date of this act, the elected office of road commissioner shall be abolished and the term of the elected incumbent terminated, provided, however, that the elected incumbent road commissioner holding office as of the effective date of this act, shall become the first appointed highway superintendent, and shall serve in such capacity for a period of time equivalent to the remainder of the incumbent’s elected term or sooner vacating of office. Thereafter, appointments to the position of highway superintendent shall be made in accordance with section 1 of this act.
SECTION 3. No contracts or liabilities in force on the effective date of this act shall be affected by the abolition of the elected office of road commissioner of the town of Groveland and the newly created appointed office of highway superintendent shall, in all respects, be the lawful successor of the office so abolished. All records, property and equipment whatsoever of the office of road commissioner shall be assigned to the office of the highway superintendent.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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