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Chapter 430 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON.

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 10 of chapter 250 of the acts of 1883 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5 to 6, the words “and three trustees under the will of Charles E. Forbes” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- 3 trustees under the will of Charles E. Forbes and 2 at large members of the community preservation committee.

SECTION 2. Section 1 of chapter 265 of the acts of 1927 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 6 to 7, the words “and superintendents of Smith’s agricultural school” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-, superintendents of Smith’s agricultural school and 2 members of the community preservation committee.

SECTION 3.
Said chapter 265 is hereby further amended by adding the following section:-

Section 7. At the biennial municipal election to be held in the year 2007 and every fourth year after 2007, except as otherwise provided in this section, 2 members of the community preservation committee shall be chosen at large for a term of 4 years, in accordance with chapter 253 of the acts of 1984, and shall continue to hold office until their successors are qualified.

Approved January 3, 2007.


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