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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 509 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE REPRESENTATIVE TOWN MEETING MEMBERS IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON.

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. The first paragraph of section 4 of chapter 686 of the acts of 1970, as amended by section 4 of chapter 160 of the acts of 1993, is hereby further amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- At the annual town election in 1994, 18 town meeting members shall be elected from each precinct.

SECTION 2. Said section 4 of said chapter 686 is hereby further amended by striking out the third paragraph, as appearing in section 7 of said chapter 160.

SECTION 3. The fourth paragraph of said section 4 of said chapter 686 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the words "but not a redistricting".

SECTION 4. Said section 4 of said chapter 686 is hereby further amended by adding the following paragraph:-

A town meeting member who is removed by a revision of precincts from the precinct from which the member was elected shall not retain membership after the next annual election as an elected member from the precinct from which the member has been removed. The term of a town meeting member who is not removed by a revision of precincts from the precinct from which the member was elected shall not be affected by the revision.

Approved January 1, 2003.