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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN FOR THE TOWN OF BRIMFIELD

      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 to the contrary, the board of selectmen of the town of Brimfield shall consist of 5 members.  At the 2016 annual town election the town shall elect 2 members in addition to the 1 member otherwise to be elected.  The 2 new seats shall be contested separately from the expiring office, with the candidate receiving the highest number of votes to serve a term of 3 years and the candidate receiving the second highest number of votes to serve a term of 2 years.  Thereafter, all members of the board of selectmen shall serve terms of 3 years.  Selectmen in office on the effective date of this act shall serve until the expiration of their terms.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, November 3, 2015.