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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3737         FILED ON: 6/28/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3551

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Carolyn C. Dykema and James B. Eldridge

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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 increasing the membership of the board of selectmen in the town of Southborough.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3737        FILED ON: 6/28/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3551

By Representative Dykema of Holliston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3551) of Carolyn C. Dykema and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Southborough be authorized to establish a five-member board of selectmen.  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 increasing the membership of the board of selectmen in the town of Southborough.
 

              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 any general or special law to the contrary, the number of members of the board of selectmen of the town of Southborough shall be increased to 5 members. Each member shall be elected to a 3- year term, so arranged that the term of office of as nearly an equal number of members as is possible shall expire each year. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, at the next annual town election following at least 65 days after the effective date of this act, 1 additional member shall be elected to an initial 2- year term and 1 additional member shall be elected to a 3- year term. Both offices shall be listed separately on the ballot. Nothing in this act shall affect the terms of those members serving as selectmen on the effective date of this act.

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

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