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 fifty-three of chapter forty-four of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Dartmouth is hereby authorized to establish a separate fund, known as the Landfill Capping Expense Fund, which shall be kept separate and apart from all other monies of said town by the town treasurer and in which shall be deposited fifty percent of all tipping fees received by said town for the use of town landfills. Such fees may be established from time to time by the board of selectmen of said town. The treasurer may invest such funds in the manner authorized by sections fifty-five and fifty-five A of chapter forty-four of the General Laws. The principal and interest thereon shall be reserved for appropriation by a two-thirds vote of an annual or a special town meeting for the expenses related to the capping of existing town landfills.
SECTION 2. At the completion of the capping of existing landfills any monies remaining in said fund shall be transferred to the general fund of said town of Dartmouth.