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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF WEST BOYLSTON TO SELECT BOARD.

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.  Section 2 of chapter 23 of the acts of 1995, as most recently amended by chapter 386 of the acts of 2016, is hereby amended by striking out clause (b) and inserting in place thereof the following clause:- (b) select board.

SECTION 2.  Said chapter 23 is hereby further amended by striking out section 3 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 3.  The executive powers of the town shall be vested in the select board, which shall serve as the chief policymaking board of the town. The select board shall have and exercise all the powers and duties vested in boards of selectmen under the General Laws or by vote of the town, except as provided herein.

SECTION 3.  The first paragraph of section 4 of said chapter 23 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 4.  The second paragraph of said section 4 of said chapter 23, added by section 1 of chapter 249 of the acts of 2008, is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 5.  Section 5 of said chapter 23 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 6.  Section 7 of said chapter 23 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 7, the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board member.

SECTION 7.  Said section 7 of said chapter 23 is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 6, the word “selectman” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 8.  Section 8 of said chapter 23 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5, 31, 33, 35, 36, 41, 44, 49, 51, 52 and 60, the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 9.  Section 9 of said chapter 23 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 10.  Section 10 of said chapter 23 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1 and in lines 4 and 5, the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 11.  Section 14 of said chapter 23 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 12.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, November 30, 2020.