AN ACT VALIDATING CERTAIN ORDERS PASSED BY THE BARNSTABLE TOWN COUNCIL.
Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to authorize certain land transactions in the town of Bridgewater, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
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, each of the appropriation orders passed by the town council of the town of Barnstable for which a public hearing was held on May 15, 2003, before 7:00 p.m., is hereby ratified, validated, approved and confirmed, notwithstanding any defect in the notice published for those public hearings under sections 6-3(a) and 6-4 of the charter of the town.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.