Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The charter of the town of Franklin, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section twelve of chapter forty-three B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out section 3-1-1 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 3-1-1. At the annual town election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, five persons shall be elected to the planning board, one until the expiration of three years, two until the expiration of two years and two until the expiration of one year. Thereafter, their successors shall be elected for terms of three years.
SECTION 2. The present appointed members of the planning board of the town of Franklin shall continue in office until their successors are elected and qualified.