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  • Acts
  • 2008
  • Chapter 512 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF CHICOPEE.

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 2 of chapter 239 of the acts of 1897 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 7, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 2. Said section 2 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 8, the word “aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- councilor.
SECTION 3. Section 3 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the word “seven” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 9.
SECTION 4. Said section 3 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 6, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 5. Section 4 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 5, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 6. Section 5 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the word “second” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- first.
SECTION 7. Said section 5 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in said line 2, the word “December” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- November.
SECTION 8. Section 6 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 and 4, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 9. The first sentence of section 7 of said chapter 239, as appearing in chapter 447 of the acts of 1998, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 9A. The third sentence of said section 7 of said chapter 239, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 9B. Said section 7 of said chapter 239, as most recently amended by chapter 447 of the acts of 1998, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 15, 18, 22 and 25, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 10. Said section 7 of said chapter 239, as so amended, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 16, the word “alderman” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city councilor.
SECTION 11. Section 8 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 12. Section 9 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 13. Section 10 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1, 5, 10, 14, 17 and 18, 23, 30, 34, 36 and 41, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 14. Said section 10 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 25 and 32, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- council.
SECTION 15. Said section 10 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 41 and 44, the word “alderman” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city councilor.
SECTION 16. Section 11 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the word “aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city councilors.
SECTION 17. Said section 11 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 7, 11, 13 and 14, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 18. Section 12 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the word “aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city councilors.
SECTION 19. Said section 12 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 4 and in lines 10 and 11, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 20. Said section 12 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 6, 12 and 13, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- council.
SECTION 21. Section 13 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 22. Said section 13 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 2, 4, 16, 17, 18 and 23, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- council.
SECTION 23. Said section 13 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 19, the word “aldermanic” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- council.
SECTION 24. Said section 13 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 22, the word “aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- councilors.
SECTION 25. Section 14 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 and 23, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 26. Said section 14 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 4, 6, 9, 11 and 13, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:— council.
SECTION 27. Section 15 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 and 2, the words “overseers of the poor” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- public welfare.
SECTION 28. Said section 15 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 4, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 29. Said section 15 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 8, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- council.
SECTION 30. Section 16 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1, 7 and 15, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 31. Section 17 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, and in lines 11 and 12, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 32. Said section 17 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 15, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- council.
SECTION 33. Section 18 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 34. Section 19 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 35. Section 20 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1, 3 and 4, and in line 5, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 36. Said section 20 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the word “engineer” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- of the fire department.
SECTION 37. Said section 20 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 19, the word “aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- council.
SECTION 38. Section 21 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 39. Section 22 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 and 18, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 40. Said section 22 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, lines 6 and 13 and in lines 16 and 17, the words “city marshal” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- chief of police.
SECTION 41. Section 23 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 and 11, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 42. Section 24 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 43. Section 25 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5 and 11, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 44. Section 26 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1, 4 and 5, 5 and 6, and in line 8, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 45. Said section 26 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 9, the words “an alderman” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- a councilor.
SECTION 46. Section 27 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 7, and in lines 10 and 11, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 47. Section 30 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 and 4, and in lines 10, 13, 18, 21 and 22, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 48. Section 31 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3 and in line 7, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 49. Section 33 of said chapter 239, as most recently amended by section 2 of chapter 4 of the acts of 1998, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 3 and 4, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 50. Section 34 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 7, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 51. Section 35 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 9 and 17, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 52. Section 36 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 6, 8 and 9, 13, and in lines 14 and 15, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 53. Section 38 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 54. Said section 38 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 7 and 14, the words “city marshal” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- chief of police.
SECTION 55. Said section 38 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 9, and in lines 25 and 26, the words “overseers of the poor” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- public welfare.
SECTION 56. Said section 38 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 10 and 26, the word “almoners” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- public welfare.
SECTION 57. Section 39 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 4 and in lines 8 and 9, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 58. Section 42 of said chapter 239, as amended by chapter 33 of the acts of 1945, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 3 and 4, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 59. Section 43 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 8 and 9, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 60. Section 44 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “overseers of the poor” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- board of public welfare.
SECTION 61. Said section 44 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 2, the word “almoner” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- welfare agent.
SECTION 62. Said section 44 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 4, 6, 7 and 8, the word “overseers” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- board.
SECTION 63. Said section 44 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 9, the words “overseers of the poor” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- public welfare.
SECTION 64. Section 45 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 11, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 65. Section 46 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 10, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 66. Section 47 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 and 2, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 67. Section 48 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 68. Section 50 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 69. Section 51 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5 and 6 and in line 10, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 70. Said section 51 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 8, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- council.
SECTION 71. Section 53 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 72. Section 54 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 6, and in lines 9 and 10, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 73. Section 55 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5 and 9, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- city council.
SECTION 74. Said section 55 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 10, the word “board” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- council.
SECTION 75. Said section 55 of said chapter 239 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 23, the word “December” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- July.
SECTION 76. Section 56 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 77. Section 57 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 8, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 78. Section 59 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 10, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 79. Section 60 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.
SECTION 80. Section 62 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 22, the words “board of aldermen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- city council.

Approved January 14, 2009