Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The charter of the town of Greenfield 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 articles 3.1 and 3.2 and inserting in place thereof the following articles:-
3.1 election. There shall be a town council consisting of twenty-seven members, which shall exercise the legislative powers of the town. Each of the nine precincts of the town shall elect for a term of three years, three councilors who shall reside in such precinct at the time of his nomination, election and service, except as provided hereafter: If a councilor, during his service, moves out of said precinct, but within the town, he shall serve until the next annual election. Such election of the councilors shall be in such a manner that one councilor shall be elected from each precinct each year.
3.2 vacancy. If a vacancy shall occur in the office of councilor it shall remain vacant until the next annual election.