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 4-3 of the Lynn Home Rule Charter is hereby amended by striking out subsection (e) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-
(e) Control all school buildings and the grounds connected with those buildings, except maintenance and repairs which shall be under the jurisdiction of the division of inspectional services;.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding chapters 44 and 70 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the department of inspectional services created by chapter 51 of the acts of 1999 shall be responsible for the inspection, maintenance and repairs of all buildings owned by the city of Lynn, including school buildings within the city of Lynn.
SECTION 3. Employees currently employed by the city of Lynn within the school department and performing custodial, repair or maintenance of school buildings and grounds shall be transferred to the department of inspectional services of the city of Lynn without loss of civil service or seniority rights.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved June 21, 2006.