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 section 42C of chapter 54 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town clerk of the town of Spencer shall print on the ballo May 2, 2005 annual town election 2 questions to the voters, as approved by the vote of the Spencer board of selectmen at its regularly scheduled meeting of March 28, 2005, and reading substantially as follows:-
Question 1: Shall the town of Spencer be allowed to assess an additional $48,500 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purposes of providing of benefits for the town's firefighters and employees, firefighting equipment and expenses, and emergency response training for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2005?
Question 2: Shall the town of Spencer be allowed to assess an additional $415,258 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of restoring 10 teachers and other educational services for the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District assessment for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2005?
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.