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 2 of chapter 169 of the acts of 1965 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the area included in the county and town of Nantucket is hereby constituted a mosquito control project under section 5A of chapter 252 of the General Laws, to the same extent as if so constituted by the state reclamation board acting under said section 5A of said chapter 252 and the improvements herein authorized shall be undertaken under the identifying name of the Nantucket Mosquito Control Project.
SECTION 2. There shall be a commission as provided in section 5A of chapter 252 of the General Laws which shall consist of 5 members. The members shall be appointed by the board of selectmen, subject to approval of the state reclamation board. Of the members first appointed hereunder, 1 shall be appointed for a term of 1 year, 1 shall be appointed for a term of 2 years, 1 shall be appointed for a term of 3 years, 1 shall be appointed for a term of 4 years and 1 shall be appointed for a term of 5 years. Each member shall serve until their respective successors are appointed and qualified. Upon the expiration of the term of any member, a successor shall be appointed in like manner for a term of 5 years. The commission shall elect its own chairperson and clerk and shall keep accurate records of its meetings.
Approved, July 31, 2014.