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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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

SECTION 1. Subsection 3-4-2 of section 3-4 of chapter 3 of the charter of the town of Yarmouth, as appearing in section 1 of chapter 133 of the acts of 1997, is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The group of department heads shall include those who are designated as such by the town administrator, as outlined in section 4-6.

SECTION 2. Section 4-4 of chapter 4 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out subsection 4-4-2 and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

4-4-2 Appointments to the position of division head, as determined by the town administrator under section 4-6, shall become effective no later than the fifteenth day following the day on which notice of the proposed appointment is filed with the board of selectmen, unless two-thirds of the members of the board of selectmen shall vote to reject such an appointment within such period. All other appointments made or approved by the town administrator shall be effective immediately.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved October 15, 1999.