AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD TO ESTABLISH A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The town of Marblehead is hereby authorized to establish a
department of public works which shall be under the jurisdiction of the board
of selectmen. Said department shall be comprised of the highway department,
the surface drain construction department and the various motor vehicle
maintenance divisions of town departments except the fire department. Motor
vehicle maintenance divisions may be added to or excluded from said department
of public works, from time to time by by-law. Said board shall have all the
and duties necessary for the operation of such department including those of
surveyors of highways. Said board, subject to appropriation, may
annually appoint employees of said department of public works who shall perform
under the direction of said board.
SECTION 2. All employees of any of the departments and
divisions listed in section one on the effective date of this act shall be
transferred to said department of
public works, and shall retain all rights and benefits they were entitled to
prior to the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.