AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INCOME ACCOUNT FOR THE QUINCY SCHOOL DEPARTMENT.
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 and
section three of chapter forty of the General Laws or any other general or
law to the contrary, the city of Quincy is hereby authorized to
establish a revolving fund for the Quincy school department to be known as the
"Quincy Public School Department Income Account", which shall be kept separate
and apart from all other monies by the city treasurer in an interest-bearing
account and into which shall be deposited the payments received from Quincy
college for rental of the land, together with the buildings, fixtures and
equipment thereon, located in said city of Quincy,
known as fifty and fifty-eight Saville avenue and Coddington
hall. Accrued interest shall be added to and become a part of said
SECTION 2. Expenditures from said account shall be made by the
superintendent of schools with the approval of the Quincy school committee
without appropriation and only for the following purposes:
(a) The implementation, operation and maintenance of a foreign language
program for grades six, seven and eight within the Quincy public schools.
(b) The operation, maintenance and improvements to the technical and
computer education programs of the Quincy public schools.
(c) Implementation, operation and maintenance of an athletic program for
grades six, seven and eight within the Quincy public schools.
SECTION 3. Upon submission of the annual operating budget of the
Quincy school department to the city council, the superintendent of schools
shall submit also to the city council, a written report relative to the
anticipated expenditures from the account established under the provisions of
section one for the ensuing fiscal year. Said
report shall be reviewed by the city council and the city council shall
approve, disapprove or take no action on said report; provided, however, that:
(a) no expenditures shall be made for the ensuing fiscal year from said
account if the city council disapproves the report,
(b) expenditures shall be made for the ensuing fiscal year if the city
council approves the report,
(c) if by June first, the city council has not disapproved the report,
the report shall be deemed to have been approved by the city council as if
there had been an affirmative vote approving same as of that date.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.