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 one of chapter forty-one of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the treasurer/collector of the town of Cohasset shall be appointed by the board of selectmen of said town. The appointment shall be for a term of three years. Said board of selectmen shall have the power to remove such appointee during the term of office only after hearing for good cause.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one of this act, the incumbent in the office of treasurer/collector elected at the town election held in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-six, shall continue to hold said office and perform the duties thereof until the expiration of his term or a prior vacating of office.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.