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 sections 1, 1B, 21 and 66 of chapter 41 of the General Laws or any other general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the board of selectmen of the town of Lakeville shall appoint and may remove at its discretion a superintendent of streets.
SECTION 2. The superintendent of streets appointed under this act shall have the duties and responsibilities of a superintendent of streets as set forth in the General Laws; but the board of selectmen shall appoint and remove all employees under the supervision of the superintendent of streets.
SECTION 3. Appointment of a superintendent of streets shall be made by the board of selectmen upon the expiration of the term of the incumbent elected highway surveyor, or upon his sooner resignation. Upon the appointment and qualification of a superintendent of streets as authorized in this act, the office of highway surveyor shall terminate.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved November 22, 2006.