Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 3-3 of article 3 of the charter of the town of Stoughton, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section twelve of chapter forty-three B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out clause g and inserting in place thereof the following clause:-
g. Appoint the members of the zoning board of appeals, the members of the planning board, the chief of police, the sealer of weights and measures, and the weigher, the constables, the registrars of voters, the members of the council on aging, the members of the industrial commission, the veteran's agent, the town counsel and the town auditor. The town auditor shall be an office separate and distinct from the town clerk and shall be filled by a separate person. The planning board shall have five members each of whom shall be appointed for a five year term. One member of the planning board shall be appointed for five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year by the selectmen elected at the first regular April election held under this charter. Members shall subsequently be appointed for five year terms as their terms of office expire. All other appointees to offices listed in this paragraph shall serve at the will of the selectmen.