Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 4-6-1 of the charter of the town of Oxford is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence, as appearing in section 2 of chapter 323 of the acts of 1993, and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- A town clerk shall be appointed by the town manager and approved by a majority of the full board of selectmen.
SECTION 2. Section 5-3-9 of said charter, as amended by section 3 of said chapter 323, is hereby further amended by striking out clause (a) and inserting in place thereof the following clause:
(a) a fire chief, except as provided in section 5-3-10, a town accountant, a town clerk with the approval of a majority of the full board of selectmen, a town collector, a town counsel and a town treasurer; provided, however, that said town clerk shall be a resident of the town within six months of said appointment and any vacancy in said office shall be filled in a like manner.