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. At the next annual town election in the town of Hopkinton at which the 3 members of the board of public works are to be elected pursuant to section 1 of chapter 375 of the acts of 1998, the candidate receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of 3 years, the candidate receiving the second highest number of votes shall be elected for a term of 2 years and the candidate receiving the third highest number of votes shall be elected for a 1 year term. Thereafter, when the term of a member expires, his successor shall be elected to serve for a term of 3 years.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved November 13, 2009.