Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
The number of members of the board of selectmen of the town of Newbury shall be increased to 5. Each selectman shall serve for a 3-year term, with not more than 2 selectmen’s terms to run concurrently. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, at the next annual town election following at least 65 days after the effective date of this act, 1 additional member shall be elected to an initial 2-year term and 1 additional member shall be elected to a 3-year term. Nothing in this act shall affect the terms of those members serving as selectmen on the effective date of this act.
Approved December 30, 2008