AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL WATER DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF WHATELY.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
In accordance with section thirty-nine A of chapter forty of the General
Laws and the ongoing existence of the Whately Water District, a private
corporation supplying water in and to certain portions of the town of
Whately, said town of Whately is hereby authorized to establish a municipal
water department and maintain and operate the same in accordance with
sections thirty-nine B to thirty-nine G, inclusive, of said chapter forty
under the control of a three member water commission. The board of
selectmen is hereby authorized to appoint three members to serve as water
commissioners until the next town election after the effective date of this
act. At such town election three water commissioners shall be elected for
terms of one, two and three years and at each election thereafter a water
commissioner shall be elected for a term of three years.