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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN OF THE TOWN OF CLINTON TO APPOINT THE TOWN TREASURER

         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 chapter 41 of the General Laws or any other general or special law or town by-law to the contrary, the office of the town treasurer of the town of Clinton shall be appointed by the board of selectmen.  The town treasurer shall be governed by the town of Clinton personnel by-laws and shall have all the powers, perform all duties and be subject to the liabilities and penalties conferred and imposed by law on town treasurers.
         SECTION 2.  Notwithstanding section 1, the position of elected town treasurer in the town of Clinton shall be abolished upon the effective date of this act and the term of the officer holding the office of town treasurer shall be terminated.  The elected incumbent holding the office at the time of termination shall become the first appointed treasurer and shall serve in that capacity for a period of time equivalent to the remainder of the incumbent’s elected term or sooner resignation or retirement.  After the expiration of the term of the incumbent town treasurer or a sooner vacating of the office, appointments to the position of town treasurer shall be made pursuant to said section 1.
         SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, January 7, 2015.