Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The treasurer of the town of Colrain 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 the powers and duties vested in the office of treasurer. A 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 treasurer, upon the effective date of this act, shall continue to hold said office and to perform the duties thereof until the expiration of the term for which he was elected and the appointment and qualifications of a successor, or a precedent vacating of office.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.