General Laws

Section 22. A town which accepts this and the four following sections or has accepted corresponding provisions of earlier laws may, at any town meeting, elect by ballot a board of cemetery commissioners consisting of three persons. If such board is first chosen at a meeting other than an annual town meeting, one member shall be elected for one year from the day following that fixed for the last preceding annual town meeting, one member for two years and one member for three years from said day; and annually thereafter one member shall, at the annual town meeting, be elected by ballot for a term of three years. Such boards shall choose a chairman, and a clerk who may be a member of the board.