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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING MEMBERS IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON.

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. Chapter 686 of the acts of 1970 is hereby amended by striking out section 8, as amended by section 1 of chapter 92 of the acts of 2001, and inserting in place thereof the following section:- 

Section 8. A town meeting member shall not be eligible to hold any other elected position in town government as set forth in chapter 216 of the acts of 2007. A town meeting member may be employed by the town. A town meeting member may serve in any or all of the following positions: (i) member of any committee appointed by the moderator; (ii) member of any advisory committee appointed for a special temporary purpose by the board of selectmen, school committee or another town board; (iii) officer of elections; and (iv) member of a political party’s town committee. A town meeting member shall not serve in more than 1 appointed position in addition to serving in positions listed in clauses (i) to (iv), inclusive.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved, October 31, 2017