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 any general or special law to the contrary, the board of selectmen of the town of West Stockbridge shall appoint 2 associate members to the West Stockbridge conservation commission for terms of not less than 3 years.
SECTION 2. The chairman of the West Stockbridge conservation commission may designate an associate member to sit on the commission only in the case of absence, inability to act or conflict of interest on the part of a member thereof, or in the event of a vacancy on the commission, until the vacancy is filled by the board of selectmen pursuant to section 8C of chapter 40 of the General Laws.
Approved June 25 , 2008