AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WALTHAM TO APPOINT A SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO ARRANGE FOR A CELEBRATION COMMEMORATING THE TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CITY OF WALTHAM.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The mayor of the city of Waltham is hereby authorized
to appoint a committee, consisting of not less than five members, who shall
be residents of said city, to devise ways and means of celebrating the two
hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the city of Waltham, and to make all
arrangements in connection with the celebration thereof. The mayor shall
designate one of said members as general chairman and another as treasurer
of said committee. The treasurer shall deposit all receipts of the
committee in the special revolving fund as provided in section three. Said
treasurer shall give bond for the faithful performance of his duties in
such form and in such amount as the mayor may determine. The committee
shall elect from its membership a secretary. Said committee may expend for
the aforesaid purposes such sums as it deems necessary, including the
expenses for stationery, advertising, and stenographic services. The
members of said committee shall receive no compensation for their services.
Said committee is hereby authorized to receive donated grants,
contributions, and other monies in carrying out the purposes of this act.
SECTION 2. The city of Waltham is hereby authorized to
appropriate such sums as it may determine to be necessary to carry out the
purposes of this act.
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of section fifty-three
of chapter forty-four of the General Laws, the city of Waltham is hereby
authorized to establish in its treasury a special revolving fund in which
shall be deposited any and all appropriations, receipts, contributions,
grants, and other monies of the committee established to celebrate the two
hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the city of Waltham. Said funds shall
be kept separate by the city treasurer from any other money, funds, or
property of the city of Waltham, and the principal and interest thereof
shall, from time to time, by authorization of the majority of the committee
established by this act, be expended without further appropriation for the
purposes of said celebration in the year of such celebration and in the
year preceding or succeeding such celebration. All such funds shall be
fully accounted for by said committee to the city council of the city of
Waltham at the end of each fiscal year while such fund is in existence and
after such celebration is concluded. Any surplus remaining in said special
revolving fund after such celebration is concluded, shall be transferred
into the treasury of the city of Waltham.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.