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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 44E: Acceptance of recommendation; election; establishment of district

Section 44E. The selectmen of each of the several towns, upon receipt of a recommendation that a regional refuse disposal district be established, shall vote on the question of accepting the plan. The mayors of the several cities, upon receipt of a recommendation that a regional refuse disposal district be established, shall submit the question of accepting the plan to their respective city councils within 60 days after receipt of the recommendation. If a majority of the members of each city council voting on the question and the board of selectmen in each town vote in the affirmative, the proposed regional refuse disposal district shall be deemed to be established in accordance with the terms of the proposed agreement.