Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section eight of chapter thirty-nine of the General Laws and any other general or special law to the contrary, the city manager of the city of Lowell is hereby authorized to appoint Brian J. Martin, who is presently serving as a member of the city council of said city, to the position of assistant city manager of the city of Lowell; provided, however, that upon his appointment as said assistant city manager of the city of Lowell he shall resign as a member of the city council of said city.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance by the city of Lowell during the current year.