AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MEDWAY TO MAKE CHANGES IN ITS FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The town of Medway is hereby authorized by vote of the town meeting called
for the purpose at least 90 days prior to the annual town meeting to determine
whether an elected office, board, committee or commission shall be abolished,
divided or appointed by the town administrator or board of selectmen; provided,
however, that no such vote shall take effect and no action shall be taken
thereunder until such matter is submitted to the voters of said town at the
next annual town election in the form of a ballot question and a majority of
the votes cast are in the affirmative.
Any incumbent serving in an elected office which becomes appointive under
this act, shall serve for the balance of the term for which he was elected.
Upon the expiration of said term or a precedent vacancy, the office shall be
appointed in accordance with the provisions of this act. If any elected office
or board is abolished or divided as provided hereunder, said abolition or
division shall take effect 60 days after the vote of the town election.