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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1878         FILED ON: 2/1/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1878

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Benjamin B. Downing

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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 authorizing the town of Peru to establish a fire station construction fund.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Benjamin B. Downing

Berkshire, Hampshire, and Franklin

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1878        FILED ON: 2/1/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1878

By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1878) of Benjamin B. Downing and Paul Mark for legislation to authorize the town of Peru to establish a fire station construction fund.  [Local Approval Received.] Municipalities and Regional Government.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act authorizing the town of Peru to establish a fire station construction fund.
 

              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. Upon the recommendation of the Board of Selectmen, the Town of Peru shall design a form to be included with the municipal tax bills notifying taxpayers of the opportunity to donate to the Peru Fire Station Construction Fund for the purpose of helping to defray the cost of construction of a new fire station in the Town of Peru. 

              All donations shall be submitted to the Town Treasurer as a separate payment directly to the Peru Fire Station Construction Fund.

              Any amount donated to the fund shall be deposited into a special account in the Town’s General Treasury and shall be in the custody of the Treasurer. The Treasurer shall invest these funds subject to the same restrictions that apply to similar Trust Fund investments. The fund together with the interest thereon, shall be used for the purpose specified in this section.

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

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