AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DEPARTMENT OF INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT IN THE TOWN OF BOURNE.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special
law to the contrary, there is hereby established in the town of Bourne a
of integrated solid waste management headed by an integrated solid waste
management general manager.
The integrated solid waste management general manager
appointed by the board of selectmen. The general manager shall exercise and
the supervision and direction of the board of selectmen, the powers, rights and
transferred to the department of integrated solid waste management under
section 3 and all other powers, rights and duties, as may from time to time
be transferred to the department. He shall keep full and complete records of
the doings of his office and shall render to the board,
as it may require, a full report of all operations under his control during the
period reported upon. He shall keep the board
fully advised as to
the needs of the town within the scope of his duties.
The position of integrated solid waste management general manager shall
permanent classified position under the salary administration plan by-law
of the town. The
general manager shall be a person
especially suited by education, training and previous experience to perform the
duties of the office.
The department of integrated solid waste management shall
assume those duties and responsibilities and perform all of the functions
related to sanitary landfill, composting and recycling, including but not
limited to, those which before the adoption of this act were performed by the
department of public works pursuant to chapter 495 of the acts of 1990 and
shall be solely responsible for the operation of the sanitary landfill areas as
well as composting and recycling areas.
No person employed full-time on the effective date of this
act in the highway, maintenance, park or sanitation divisions of the department
of public works, shall be dismissed because of the passage hereof, nor shall
any employees suffer reduction in their rank or compensation or impairment of
their retirement rights or their vacations, personal days, sick days,
holidays, seniority and other employee rights in the positions they held on the
effective date of this act.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.