Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The city treasurer of the city of Gloucester is hereby authorized and directed to pay, from available funds to Whitman & Howard, Inc., the sum of ten thousand thirty-two dollars and seventy-four cents for costs incurred for the performance of certain consulting work, notwithstanding the failure of said city to comply with appropriate provisions of law relative to competitive bidding in the awarding of the contract.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.