AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN TO IMPOSE A LIEN UPON PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF TRURO TO SECURE UNPAID WATER FEES AND CHARGES.
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. Chapter 439 of the acts of 1952 is hereby amended by inserting after section 7A the following section:-
Section 7B. Notwithstanding section 4A of chapter 40 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Provincetown may impose a lien upon property in the town of Truro which is, or in the future will be, connected or in the future connects to the water system established within the town of Truro by the town of Provincetown pursuant to this chapter or chapter 483 of the acts of 1907, including those properties which connect pursuant to this section, pursuant to an intermunicipal agreement with the town of Truro. Such lien shall secure unpaid fees and charges relative to connection to or use of the water system so established. If a charge or fee secured by the lien remains unpaid when the town of Truro assessor is preparing a real estate tax list and warrant, upon request by the town of Provincetown, the charge or fee shall be added to the tax on such property pursuant to section 58 of chapter 40 of the General Laws. Upon receipt of tax payments which include a charge or fee imposed pursuant to the agreement authorized by this act, the town of Truro shall forthwith transfer such charge or fee payment to the town of Provincetown.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved January 15, 2009