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 laws to the contrary, the board of selectmen in the town of Clinton may delegate to the town administrator the authority to hire, appoint, remove, subject to applicable civil service law and collective bargaining agreements, all department heads, officers, members of the boards, committees, commissions and employees or other individuals under the jurisdiction of the board of selectmen.
SECTION 2. Appointments of department heads made by the town administrator shall become effective on the fifteenth day following the day notice is filed with the board of selectmen, unless the board of selectmen by a majority vote of the full board, vote to reject the appointment within that period.
Approved, August 3, 2011.