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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 447 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, as follows:


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 average 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.

Approved January 1, 2003.