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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


     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 39A of chapter 40 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, at such time as the town of Milford shall acquire the corporate property and all rights and privileges of the Milford Water Company in accordance with section 9 of chapter 77 of the acts of 1881, the board of selectmen may appoint a 3 person board of water commissioners. The board shall have all of the powers, duties and responsibilities of a board of water commissioners under applicable law, until water commissioners are elected as provided in said section 39A of said chapter 40.
     SECTION 2. Notwithstanding sections 108A and 108C of chapter 41 of the General Laws and any by-law adopted under those sections, the board of water commissioners may establish an employment contract with a water department manager upon the same terms and conditions, and subject to the same limitations, that are contained in section 108N of said chapter 41 and applicable to other municipal employees designated in said section 108N of said chapter 41.
     SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

Approved, November 21, 2017