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  • Acts
  • 1998
  • Chapter 465 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VACANCIES IN THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF GREENFIELD.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


The charter of the town of Greenfield, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out section 3.2 and inserting in place thereof the follow section:-

Section 3.2. Vacancy. Should a vacancy occur in the office of councillor within 90 days before the next annual election, it shall remain vacant until that election. Otherwise, the council president with the advice of the committee chairs may fill that seat by appointing a person residing in the precinct for which a vacancy exists, subject to confirmation by two-thirds vote of the councillors present, to serve until the next annual town election, at which time a person shall be elected to fill the unexpired term.

Approved January 14, 1999.