AN ACT ESTABLISHING APPOINTED POSITIONS OF DISTRICT CLERK AND DISTRICT TREASURER FOR THE BERNARDSTON FIRE AND WATER DISTRICT.
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 93 of the acts of 1930 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 to 7, inclusive, the words “a district clerk and a district treasurer, who may be the same person, to hold office until one year from the next succeeding annual meeting, and at each annual meeting after the first, their successors shall be elected by ballot for one year; and there shall also be elected by ballot”.
SECTION 2. Said section 10 of said chapter 93 is hereby amended by inserting after the third sentence the following sentence:- The board of water commissioners shall appoint a district clerk and a district treasurer, who may be the same person and who need not be residents of the district. The clerk and treasurer will serve for a term of 1 year and may be reappointed by the commissioners to additional terms.
SECTION 3. This act shall not affect the existing terms of a district clerk or district treasurer elected before the effective date of this act. The board of water commissioners shall appoint the successors to those positions when their current elected terms expire.
Approved August 14, 2007