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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4357         FILED ON: 4/19/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4054

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sarah K. Peake

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act Relative to the Finance Committee of the Town of Provincetown.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4357        FILED ON: 4/19/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4054

By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4054) of Sarah K. Peake (by vote of the town) relative to amending the charter of the town of Provincetown as relates to the finance committee of said town.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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An Act Relative to the Finance Committee of the Town of Provincetown.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1: Chapter 6, §7-1 of the Charter of the Town of Provincetown is hereby amended by deleting the current text which reads: “There shall be a finance committee as provided by G.L. c. 39 s 16, consisting of nine regular members and two alternate members appointed by the moderator for three year overlapping terms so arranged that the terms of at least three regular members shall expire each year,” and replacing it with the following:

              “There shall be a finance committee as provided by G.L. c. 39 s 16, consisting of seven regular members and two alternate members appointed by the moderator for three year overlapping terms so arranged that the terms of at least three members shall expire each year, provided that no more than one alternate member’s term expires in any given year.”

              Transitional provisions:

              1.              The effective date of this change to the charter will be the last day of April following final passage and approval of the act.

              2.              As the terms of members expire over the next three years following the effective date of the act, the Moderator will adjust the terms so that the terms of three members including the alternate members will expire each year, with no more than one alternate member’s term expiring in any given year.

              or to take any other action relative thereto.

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