AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ORLEANS, BREWSTER AND EASTHAM GROUND WATER PROTECTION DISTRICT.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. There is hereby established the Orleans, Brewster and
Eastham Ground Water Protection district which shall be a body politic and
corporate. Said district shall consist of the towns of Orleans, Brewster and Eastham.
SECTION 2. Said district shall be for the purpose of and in
accordance with an agreement entitled "Intermunicipal Agreement between the
towns of Orleans, Brewster and Eastham for the Construction, Management and
Operation of a Septage Treatment Facility" dated May thirtieth, nineteen
hundred and eighty-five, as the same may be amended in accordance with the
provisions thereof, and on file in the office of the town clerks of the
towns of Orleans, Brewster and Eastham.
SECTION 3. In addition to the powers enumerated in said
agreement, the board of managers shall have the rights and powers to adopt
by-laws for the regulation of its affairs and the conduct of its business;
provided, however, that any by-law shall be consistent with the
aforementioned Intermunicipal Agreement: To adopt an official seal and
alter the same at its pleasure; to maintain an office at such place or
places as it may determine; to sue and be sued and to prosecute and defend
actions relating to its properties and affairs; and to own and maintain
real and personal property including but not limited to the "Facility" as
such is described in section I of said agreement.
SECTION 4. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or
special law to the contrary, the said district established by section one
shall be deemed to have an insurable interest in the facilities of the
district for purposes of obtaining insurance in accordance with the terms
of section VIII of said agreement or to take any other action relative thereto.