AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF WHITMAN.
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 1 of chapter 9 of the acts of 1948 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the word “three”, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 5.
SECTION 2. Said section 1 of said chapter 9 is hereby further amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following 4 sentences:- The 3 members serving on the board on the effective date of this act shall continue to serve until the expiration of their terms. The 2 additional members of the board shall be appointed by majority vote of the board of selectmen and the present members of the board at a joint meeting called for such purpose. The 2 additional members shall be elected as follows: 1 to serve for 2 years, and 1 to serve for 3 years. When the term of any member expires, his successor shall be elected to serve for 3 years.
SECTION 3. Said section 1 of said chapter 9 is hereby further amended by striking out the fourth sentence.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved April 3 , 2008