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. Chapter 375 of the acts of 1998 is hereby amended by striking out section 1 and inserting in place thereof the following section:—
Section 1. There shall be in the town of Hopkinton a department of public works, in this act called the department, which shall be under the supervision and control of a board of public works consisting of 3 members to be elected for terms of 3 years.
SECTION 2. Section 4 of said chapter 375 is hereby amended by striking out the third sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:—The director shall be specifically fitted by education, training and experience to perform the duties of the office and may or may not be a resident of the town.
SECTION 3. There shall be an election for members of the board of public works at the next annual town election following the effective date of this act.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved August 16, 2006.