Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The office of treasurer-collector of taxes of the town of Ashburnham is hereby established. Said treasurer-collector of taxes shall be appointed by the town administrator with the approval of a two-thirds majority of the board of selectmen for a term not to exceed three years and shall perform all the duties hereinbefore performed by the treasurer and tax collector of said town and shall have such other powers and duties as may from time to time be established. Said town may establish by by-law such qualifications and terms of employment for such office as it deems necessary and appropriate. Any vacancy in said office shall be filled in like manner for the unexpired term. Upon the appointment and qualification of said treasurer-collector of taxes, the terms of office of the persons holding the offices of treasurer and collector of taxes shall terminate.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.