SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Michael Sweeney, chief of the fire department of the town of Blackstone, may continue to serve in such position until July 21, 2022, until the date of his retirement, or until the date he is relieved of his duties by the town administrator in accordance with the provisions of the town of Blackstone charter, whichever occurs first; provided, however, that he is mentally and physically capable of performing the duties of the office. The town administrator may, at the town’s expense, require that Michael Sweeney be examined by an impartial physician designated by him to determine such capability. No further deductions shall be made from the regular compensation of Michael Sweeney under chapter 32 of the General Laws for any service subsequent to the chief reaching age 65, and upon retirement, he shall receive a superannuation retirement allowance equal to that which he would have been entitled had he retired on his date.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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