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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN

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. Subsection (g) of section 3 of chapter 2 of the charter of the town of Provincetown, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out the words “Town Meeting Warrant” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

SECTION 2. Section 7 of chapter 5 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out subsection (e).

SECTION 3. Subsection (c) of section 5 of chapter 6 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “January 31st” and inserting in place thereof the following words: - December 31st.

SECTION 4. Section 1 of chapter 7 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out subsection (a) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-
          a. The chief of police shall be a resident of the town of Provincetown or the town of Truro. The director of public works shall reside within 45 driving miles of the town of Provincetown. The chief of police and the director of public works shall meet the requirements of this section within six months of assuming office.

SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, January 5, 2023.