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 Hubbardston is hereby established. Said treasurer-collector of taxes shall be appointed by the board of selectmen of said town for a term not to exceed three years and shall perform all duties hereinbefore performed by the treasurer and 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 deemed necessary and appropriate, otherwise such qualifications and terms of employment shall be established by the selectmen. Any vacancy in said office shall be filled in like manner for the unexpired portion of the term.
SECTION 2. Section one shall take effect as of the date of the annual town election for the town of Hubbardston in the year nineteen hundred and eighty-eight.