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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 205 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VOTING PRECINCTS FOR THE CITY OF CHICOPEE.

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. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 3, Precinct A of the city of Chicopee shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial and councilor district and for the purpose of reporting election results to the office of the state secretary, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of any state or municipal and presidential preference elections. One of these polling places shall be located to the east of interstate highway route 391, to serve voters residing in Ward 3, precinct A east of that route. The other polling place shall be located to the west of interstate highway 391, to serve voters residing in Ward 3, precinct A, west of that route.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 6 Precinct A of the city of Chicopee shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial and councilor districts and for the purpose of reporting election results to the office of the state secretary, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of any state, municipal and presidential preference elections. One of these polling places shall be located to the south of Champion drive and to the south of the Westover Air Force Base boundary, to serve voters residing in Ward 6, precinct A, south of that drive and south of that boundary. The other polling place shall be located to the north of Champion drive and to the north of the Westover Air Force Base boundary, to serve voters residing in Ward 6, precinct A, north of that drive and north of that boundary.

SECTION 3. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 6, Precinct B in the city of Chicopee shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial and councilor districts and for the purpose of reporting election results to the office of state secretary, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of any state, municipal, and presidential preference elections. One of these polling places shall be located to the east of interstate highway route 291 and north of the Massachusetts turnpike to serve voters residing in Ward 6, precinct B in the Burnett road area. The other polling place shall be located to the west of interstate highway route 291 and south of The Massachusetts Turnpike to serve voters residing in Ward 6, precinct B in the Sheridan Circle area.

SECTION 4. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 2, Precinct C of the city of Chicopee shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial and councilor districts and for the purpose of reporting election results to the office of the state secretary, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of any state, municipal, and presidential preference elections. One of these polling places shall be located to the north of the Chicopee River to serve voters residing in Ward 2, precinct C north of that river. The other polling place be located to the south of the Chicopee River to serve voters residing in Ward 2, precinct C south of that river.

SECTION 5. The city clerk of the city of Chicopee and the board of registrars of the city of Chicopee may take all necessary actions to assure compliance with this act, including, but not limited to, such actions as will assure the accuracy of the voting lists as located at each such polling place.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved August 5, 2002.