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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF SEAN FOUNTAIN TO THE POSITION OF PERMANENT INTERMITTENT POLICE OFFICER OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF METHUEN

     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 2-5 of the charter of the city known as the town of Methuen, section 20 of chapter 268A of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, Sean Fountain may, upon appointment by the mayor and approval of the city council and prior to the expiration of his term as city councilor for the city known as the town of Methuen on December 31, 2017, be appointed to the position of permanent intermittent police officer of the police department of the city known as the town of Methuen and may continue to serve as permanent intermittent police officer until he resigns, retires or is otherwise relieved of his duties.  If Sean Fountain is appointed to and serving in the position of permanent intermittent police officer while also serving as a city councilor, he shall only be compensated for his service in 1 such position; provided, however, that Sean Fountain may choose for which position he shall receive compensation.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, August 1, 2017