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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

Section 7-8 of Article 7 of the charter of the town of Westborough, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
Any town employee, except the town manager, involved in administrative or technical operation of the town, not subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws, whether appointed for a fixed or an indefinite term, may be suspended or removed from office by the appointing authority for good cause. The term “good cause” shall include, but not be limited to, the following: incapacity other than temporary illness; inefficiency; insubordination; and conduct unbecoming the office. In the case of appointed members of town boards, commissions and committees, the term “good cause” shall include, but not be limited to, failure to attend 4 or more consecutive meetings of the member’s board, commission or committee.

Approved July 2 , 2009