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 any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, the tax collector in the town of Brookfield shall be elected by the voters of said town for a term of 3 years commencing with the 2011 annual town election. A vacancy in the elected office shall be filled by special election and the person elected shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 1, an incumbent in the office of tax collector on the effective date of this act shall continue to hold the office and perform the duties thereof until the election of a tax collector pursuant to this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, January 5, 2011.