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. Section 9 of chapter 352 of the acts of 1933 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The board of water commissioners of said district shall consist of five members.
SECTION 2. In the year 1999, one member shall be elected for a term of three years, one member for a term of two years and one member for a term of one year. Thereafter, all members shall be elected for three year terms.