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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3615        FILED ON: 3/2/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3257

 

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 creating an appointed town treasurer-collector position in the town of Eastham.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Daniel A. Wolf

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3615        FILED ON: 3/2/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3257

By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [billNo]) of Sarah  K. Peake and Daniel Wolf (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment of the treasurer/collector of the town of Eastham by the administrator of said town. 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 creating an appointed town treasurer-collector position in the town of Eastham.

 

              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.  Section 3-8 of the charter of the town of Eastham, on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth as provided by section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out subsections E and F. 

              SECTION 2.  Section 4-4 of said charter is hereby amended by inserting, after the word “applicable” the following words:- town treasurer-collector,

              SECTION 3.  Subsection D of said section 4-4 is hereby amended by striking out the  word “All”  and inserting in place thereof the following words:- With the exception of the appointment of the town treasurer-collector, all

              SECTION 4.  Said section 4-4 is hereby further amended by adding the following subsection:-

              E.  Appointment of the town treasurer-collector shall become effective no later than the 15th day following the day on which notice of the proposed appointment is filed with the finance committee and the board of selectmen, unless 5 members of the finance committee and 3 members of the board of selectmen shall vote to reject such an appointment within such period.

              SECTION 5.  The initial appointment of the town treasurer-collector shall become effective upon the expiration of the term of the elected town treasurer-collector occurring at least 1year after the effective date of this act, or the officer’s  resignation or retirement, if earlier.

              SECTION 6.   The following question shall be placed upon the official ballot and submitted to the voters of the town of Eastham at the next annual or special town election: 

              “Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 2011 entitled ‘An Act Amending the Charter of the Town of Eastham to Create an Appointed Town Treasurer-Collector Position’ be accepted?” 

              If a majority of votes cast in answer to the question is in the affirmative, this act shall take effect, but not otherwise.

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