AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE TOWN CLERK IN THE TOWN OF BELCHERTOWN.
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 clerk of the town of Belchertown shall be
appointed by the board of selectmen of said town for a term not to exceed three
years and the person so appointed shall have all the powers and duties by law
vested in the office of town clerk. Any vacancy in such office shall be filled
in like manner for the unexpired portion of the term.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one, the
incumbent in the office of town clerk on the effective date of this act shall
continue to hold such office and to perform the duties thereof until the
expiration of the term for which he was elected and the appointment and
qualification of a successor town clerk or until said individual otherwise
vacates such office.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.