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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 18Q: Regional 911 emergency communication district; vote on establishment

Section 18Q. If a district planning committee recommends that a regional 911 emergency communication district be established, the city councils or the boards of selectmen or town councils of member municipalities shall vote on whether to accept the proposed district agreement. For each council or board, the following question to be voted on shall be as follows:— ''Shall the municipality accept the provisions of sections 18O to 18V, inclusive, of chapter 6A of the General Laws providing for the establishment of a regional 911 emergency communication district, together with the cities of ___ and the towns of , and the construction or siting, administration, operation and maintenance of a regional 911 emergency communication center by the district under the provisions of the proposed district agreement filed with the city council, board of selectmen or town council?''

If a majority of the members of each city council, board of selectmen or town council voting on the question vote in the affirmative, the proposed regional 911 emergency communication district shall be established under the terms of the proposed district agreement.