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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2160         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3293

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven S. Howitt

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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 providing for an increase in the membership of the board of selectmen in the town of Rehoboth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

James E. Timilty

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2160        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3293

By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3293) of James Timilty and Steven Howitt (by vote of the town) relative to increasing the membership of the board of selectmen in the town of Rehoboth. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act providing for an increase in the membership of the board of selectmen in the town of Rehoboth.
 

              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, or by-law to the contrary, the number of members of the board of selectmen of the town of Rehoboth shall be increased to 5 members.  At the next annual town election occurring at least 64 days following the effective date of this act, the town shall elect 2 members in addition to the 1 member otherwise to be elected. One member shall be elected to a 2-year term and one member to a 3-year term; both offices shall be listed separately on the ballot.  Thereafter, all members of the board of selectmen shall be elected to 3-year terms. The terms of those members currently serving as selectmen on the effective date of this act shall be unchanged.

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