AN ACT RELATIVE TO ACCEPTANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE BY THE TOWN OF WESTPORT.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the action taken by the May 15, 2002
session of the town of Westport annual town meeting, the board of selectmen of
the town of Westport may as of the effective date of this act
accept section 1 of chapter
116 of the acts of 2002 on behalf
of the town without the approval of the legislative authority. This section
provides for local government workforce reductions through an early retirement
incentive program for certain employees. This acceptance shall be by majority
vote of the board of selectmen on or before November 1, 2002. Except as
otherwise provided in this section, all provisions of said section 1 of chapter
116 of the acts of 2002 shall be effective in the town upon such acceptance.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.