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  • Acts
  • 1998
  • Chapter 84 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER 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 17-2 and inserting in place thereof the following four sections:-

Section 17.2 The Council on Aging director or designee shall consult with the Town Manager and the Board of Selectmen prior to the submission of the Council on Aging budget by the Board of Selectmen to the Town Council for appropriation.

Section 17.3 The Council on Aging shall, in addition, have the following powers and duties: to select and submit to the Town Manager for appointment the candidate to serve as Director of the Council on Aging who shall be charged with the day-to-day administration of the Senior Center, subject to the personnel policies of the town, the direction of the Town Manager, and the by-laws and policies of the Council on Aging.

Section 17.4 The Council on Aging shall have management of the Senior Center. The director shall, in addition, have the following powers and duties: to hire all employees of the Senior Center, subject to the approval of the Town Manager and within the limits established by collective bargaining agreements or otherwise; to define their duties; and to make recommendations for discharge.

Section 17.5 The Council on Aging shall have all other powers and duties as may be provided by all other applicable laws or otherwise granted by the Town Council.

Approved April 22, 1998.