AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SALARIES OF CERTAIN PUBLIC OFFICIALS IN THE CITY OF MEDFORD.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 1 of chapter 605 of the acts of 1986 is hereby
amended by striking out subsection 4 and inserting in place thereof
the following subsection:-
Section 4. Notwithstanding chapter 43 of the General Laws or any other
general or special law to the contrary, the salary for the office of mayor and
for the members of the city council shall be the same for those positions as
existing on June 30, 2003. The salaries may be increased at the
recommendation of the
mayor and the approval of the city council if the salaries of each of
the following officers of the city of Medford are increased: administrative
aide to mayor (director of budgets and personnel); finance director/auditor,
director of community development, city clerk, city treasurer/collector, city
solicitor and the chief assessor/appraiser. Any salary increase for the
office of mayor and for members of the city council shall not exceed the
percentage by which the salaries for the aforesaid officers has been increased.
The term "mayor" shall be exclusively reserved for that elected position as
provided in this act and the presiding member of the city council shall be
known as the president of the council.