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  • Acts
  • 2006
  • Chapter 15 AN ACT REVISING THE PROCEDURE FOR APPOINTING MEMBERS OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE OF THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON.

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 33 of chapter 503 of the acts of 1952 is hereby amended by inserting after the second sentence the following 3 sentences:- If the appointing committee is unable to secure an appropriate candidate from any precinct of the town, the committee may appoint a substitute member, preferably from an adjacent precinct, or a member-at-large to serve in place of the member from that precinct, but no precinct shall have more than 2 members, nor shall there be more than 3-at-large members at any given time. The term of a substitute or at-large member shall expire on October 31 of the fiscal year following the fiscal year in which the member was appointed. No substitute or at-large member shall be appointed to fill a vacant position on the finance committee unless no qualified applicant from the precinct applies for appointment before December 15.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved February 3, 2006.