Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Clause (b) of section 2 of chapter 270 of the acts of 1985 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "statute", in line 4, the words:- , and in making such recommendations the administrator may in his discretion recommend for appointment as department head single candidates whom the board of selectmen shall either appoint or reject until one is appointed.
SECTION 2. Said section 2 of said chapter 270 is hereby further amended by striking out clause (k) and inserting in place thereof the following two clauses:-
(k) submission to the board of selectmen and to town meeting of plans to reorganize, consolidate or abolish departments, commissions, boards or offices under his direction and supervision, or to establish new departments, commissions, boards and offices, or both, subject to enactment of home rule legislation if otherwise legally required; and
(l) performance of such other duties and responsibilities as are delegated to the administrator by the board of selectmen.