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  • Acts
  • 2003
  • Chapter 146 AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF FOXBOROUGH FROM 3 TO 5.

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, the board of selectmen of the town of Foxborough shall consist of 5 members elected by the voters for 3 year terms, so arranged that the term of office of at least 1 member, but not more than 2 members, shall expire each year. The board of selectmen shall annually elect a chairperson from among its members. Members of the board of selectmen in office on the effective date of this act shall serve until the terms for which they have been elected have expired.

SECTION 2. This act shall be submitted to the voters of the town at the next annual town election in the form of the following question which shall be placed on the official ballot to be used at that election:-

"Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 2003, entitled 'An Act increasing the number of selectmen in the town of Foxborough from 3 to 5' be accepted?" If 2/3 of the votes cast in answer to this question are in the affirmative, then this act shall take full effect, but not otherwise.

Approved December 11, 2003.