Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The position of treasurer-collector of the city of Newburyport shall be exempt from the provisions of chapter thirty-one of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section one shall not impair the civil service status of any person holding the position of treasurer-collector in the city of Newburyport on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. The city of Newburyport is hereby authorized to enact a city ordinance providing for the appointment of the treasurer-collector for a three year term by the mayor subject to confirmation by the city council.