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Chapter 328 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER.

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. Section 2-7 of the charter of the city of Gloucester, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words "forty-five nor more than sixty" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- 90 days and no more than 120.

SECTION 2. Section 2-8 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the letter "(a)".

SECTION 3. Section 2-9 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words "two thirds (2/3's)", each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- simple majority.

SECTION 4. Section 2-13 of said charter is hereby amended by inserting after the word "occur", each time it appears, the following words:- , or is declared,.

SECTION 5. The second sentence of section 3-6 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words "appointment, but no" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- appointment. No.

SECTION 6. The second paragraph of section 3-7 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out clause (g) and inserting in place thereof the following clause:-

(g) Maintenance of a central purchasing system covering all city agencies.

SECTION 7. Section 3-11 of said charter is hereby amended by inserting after the word "occurs", each time it appears, the following words:- , or is declared,.

SECTION 8. The second paragraph of section 4-3 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the word "The" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- To the extent permitted by state law the.

SECTION 9. Section 5-5 of said charter is hereby amended by inserting after the word "designer", in line 1, the following words:- or others subject to the pertinent authority of the mayor or chief procurement officer, as provided elsewhere in the charter and statutes.

Approved August 26, 2004.

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