Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 3 of chapter 555 of the acts of 1978 is hereby amended by striking out the second paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
The department shall be under the supervision and management of the executive director of general government services who shall be the chief financial officer of the town and shall be appointed by the board of selectmen. The town shall have a town accountant, and a treasurer and collector of taxes, who shall be appointed by said executive director, subject to the approval of said board of selectmen, for a three year term effective as of July first. Said town accountant and said treasurer and collector of taxes shall be under the direction and supervision of said executive director and shall have, except as otherwise expressly provided for in this act, the powers and duties vested by law in said town accountants and said town treasurers and collectors of taxes.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (b) of subsection (4) of section twenty of chapter thirty-two of the General Laws to the contrary, the executive director of general government services of the town of Wellesley shall be the ex officio member of the retirement board established pursuant to said paragraph (b).
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.