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Chapter 59 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONS FOR THE DENNIS WATER DISTRICT.

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 section 9 of chapter 277 of the acts of 1945 or any other general or special law to the contrary, if the boundaries of the town of Dennis and the Dennis Water District are identical on the date of the annual town election to be held May 11, 2010, and on the date of each annual town election thereafter, the town of Dennis shall elect by ballot in conjunction with the annual town election, district officers whose elections would otherwise have appeared on the ballot for a district election. Any questions as may be requested by the board of water commissioners shall also appear on the ballot at that election. The responsibility for the conduct of the election shall be vested in the officers of the town.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding said section 9 of said chapter 277 of the acts of 1945 or any other general or special law to the contrary, if the boundaries of the town of Dennis and the Dennis Water District are not identical on the date of the annual town election to be held May 11, 2010, or on the date of any annual town election thereafter, then the annual town election and the Dennis Water District election shall be held on the same date but by separate ballot.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, April 1, 2010.


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