AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE LICENSING BOARD FOR THE CITY OF PITTSFIELD.
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. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4 of chapter 138 of the General Laws relative to the number of members that may be appointed to a municipal licensing board to the contrary, the licensing board of the city of Pittsfield shall consist of 5 members to be appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the city council. Each member shall be appointed to serve for a term of 3 years and until his successor is chosen and qualified.
SECTION 2. On the effective date of this act, the mayor, subject to confirmation by the city council, shall appoint 2 persons to serve as members of the licensing board, 1 of whom shall serve for a term of 1 year and 1 of whom shall serve for a term of 2 years. Upon the expiration of such initial 1- and 2-year terms appointed pursuant to this section, successor appointees shall serve for a term of 3 years.
SECTION 3. Those persons serving as members of the licensing board on the effective date of this act shall continue to serve as members thereof for a period of 3 years or until the expiration of their term, whichever period is shorter.
Approved, September 1, 2010.