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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 212         FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1848

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven S. Howitt and F. Jay Barrows

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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 amending the charter of the town of Norton.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

James E. Timilty

Bristol and Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 212        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1848

By Messrs. Howitt of Seekonk and Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Steven S. Howitt, F. Jay Barrows and others (by vote of the town) for legislation amending the charter of the town of Norton.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act amending the charter of the town of Norton.
 

              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.  Notwithstanding section 10 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the charter of the town of Norton is hereby amended by striking out subsection (d) of section 6-4 and inserting in place thereof the following 2 subsections:-

              (d) Report of the Capital Improvements Committee - No later than four (4) weeks prior to the date set by the board of selectmen for convening the spring annual town meeting the Capital Improvements Committee shall submit its recommendations to the Finance Committee.

              (e) Action of the Finance Committee - The Finance Committee shall consider the report of the Capital Improvements Committee and determine the Finance Committee’s recommendations in open public meeting. The recommendations of the Finance Committee regarding capital improvements for the ensuing fiscal year shall be contained in the committee’s report and recommendations to the town meeting on all warrant articles, as specified in 2-3(b)

              SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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