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An ACT TO CONFIRM THE ACTS OF THE TOWN OF CLARKSBURG Chap.259

AT THE ANNUAL TOWN MEETING IN THE CURRENT YEAR. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The annual town meeting of the town of Acts of the Clarksburg, held on the twenty-sixth day of January in Clarksburg at the year nineteen hundred and fifteen, shall not be invalid town meeting by reason of the fact that the meeting was held in the month firmed. of January or by reason of any other informality or irregularity in the calling or conduct of the meeting. All votes and acts of the town at said meeting and all acts done pursuant to said votes are hereby validated and confirmed. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 6, 1915.

Stoughton may

(Stoughton, 1883, 177; 1886, 240; 1888, 268; 1892, 244, 346; 1893, 109; 1894, 346; 1906, 124;

1909, 518; 1910, 504; 1911, 97; Sharon, 1883, 177; 1887, 350; 1894, 241; 1896, 471; 1898, 85; 1905, 91; 1906, 124; 1913, 128.] AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF STOUGHTON TO SUPPLY

Chap.260 WATER TO INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN OF SHARON. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The town of Stoughton is hereby authorized Town of to supply water to inhabitants of the town of Sharon upon supply water to such terms as may be agreed upon by the water commis- of Sharon. sioners of said towns, and for this purpose the town of Stoughton may lay and maintain pipes and may construct other necessary works in the town of Sharon, and may dig up any ways in the town of Sharon, subject to the direction of the selectmen thereof. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 6, 1915.

(1885, 273; 1888, 374; 1890, 82; 1897, 172.) AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE WOBURN PUBLIC

Chap.261 LIBRARY. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter two hundred and seventy-three of 1885, 273, 84, the acts of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-five is hereby amended by striking out section four and inserting in place thereof the following: -- Section 4. The persons Board of hereinbefore named and designated as corporators under Webtors of this act and their successors, with three persons chosen as Library, how provided in chapter one hundred and seventy-two of the

amended.

Board of trustees of

Library, how constituted.

acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, shall Woburn Public constitute the members and board of trustees of said corpo

ration, and shall have the entire management, control, and direction of its affairs, with the power to sell, transfer and convey any securities or property, real or personal, now held by it, or by the city of Woburn, and set apart for the purposes of the Woburn Public Library, and shall choose a president, a clerk, and other officers, including a treasurer who may be the person who is treasurer of the city of Woburn, and may prescribe the duties of each, and from time to time may make such by-laws and regulations for the management of the institution, its property and funds and for the use of the library, not in conflict with this act, as they may deem best

for carrying out the purposes thereof. 1885, 273, $ 6,

SECTION 2. Chapter two hundred and seventy-three is

hereby amended by striking out section six and inserting in Report. place thereof the following: - Section 6. The trustees shall

render to the city council annually in the month of January a report of their proceedings and a statement of the condition of the library, its property and funds, the number of books added during the year, with an accurate account of all receipts and expenditures, together with any other information or suggestions which they may deem desirable. SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 6, 1915.

amended.

1898, 268, etc., amended.

(1894, 454; 1898, 249, 268; 1908, 339, 347; 1911, 364, 371.) Chap.262 An Act RELATIVE TO THE WIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY

OF BOSTON.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter two hundred and sixty-eight of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, as amended by chapter three hundred and thirty-nine of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and eight, is hereby

further amended by inserting after section three a new Commissioner section, to be numbered four, as follows: - Section 4. The of wires of

commissioner of wires, subject to the approval of the mayor,

is hereby authorized to establish and collect reasonable fees fces, etc.

or charges for all permits or licenses issued by him in accord-
ance with the provisions of this act, and for the inspection
of all work done under such permits or licenses.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 8, 1915. (1915, 269, Spec.)

Boston may collect certain

An ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF ABINGTON TO REFUND Chap.263

CERTAIN INDEBTEDNESS. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The town of Abington is hereby authorized Town of to extend from time to time any part of the tax loan issued refund certain April fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and due April fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, and now outstanding, for a period not exceeding two years from the date of the passage of this act, and none of the uncollected taxes outstanding prior to the first day of January, nineteen hundred and fifteen, shall be appropriated for any other purpose than the payment of said loans so long as there are outstanding revenue loans issued on account of nineteen hundred and fourteen revenues. The treasurer of the town, with the approval of the selectmen, is hereby authorized to incur indebtedness and to issue notes of the town therefor without further vote of the town. Any debt or debts incurred under the authority of this act shall be outside the statutory limit of indebtedness of the town. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 8, 1915.

(1914, 680; 1915, 65, Spec., 230, Spec., 252, Spec.) AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF ATTLEBORO TO PURCHASE

Chap.264 AND CANCEL CERTAIN INDEBTEDNESS. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. There shall be created in the city of Attleboro Sewer Loan a special Sewer Loan Commission consisting of the mayor, o Atleboro. city treasurer and three members elected by the municipal established. council, who shall serve without compensation. The term of office of the members shall be three years. In the year nineteen hundred and fifteen, there shall be elected one member whose term of office shall expire February first, nineteen hundred and sixteen; one whose term of office shall expire February first, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and one whose term of office shall expire February first, nineteen hundred and eighteen. In the year nineteen hundred and sixteen and annually thereafter there shall be elected one member for a term of three years beginning with the first day of February in each year. Any vacancy in the board shall be filled by the municipal council for the unexpired term.

Powers and duties.

Provisos.

SECTION 2. The commission shall direct the expenditures or investment of all sewer funds now in the custody of the city treasurer, including the balance of thirty-five thousand dollars of a sewer loan issued in the year nineteen hundred and thirteen and not used for sewer construction purposes, and all sums received and in the treasury or to be received from sewer assessments which have been assessed, and shall apply the same to the liquidation of indebtedness incurred for sewer construction purposes: provided, that not more than one half of such sewer debt maturing in any one year shall be paid from the said funds. The said commission may purchase for cancellation any of said sewer bonds: provided, that not more than one half of the bonds maturing in any one year shall be purchased from such fund; and provided, further, that the premium allowed shall net the holder of bonds so purchased not more than one half of one per cent above the rate of interest designated in the bonds.

SECTION 3. The commission may invest and reinvest the funds in the same manner in which sinking funds may be invested, and in any securities which are or may be made a legal investment for sinking funds. The city treasurer shall be the treasurer of the commission and shall furnish bond satisfactory to the commission.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance by the municipal council of the city of Attleboro, and upon approval by the mayor.

Approved April 10, 1915. (Accepted April 30, 1915.) (1915, 319, Spec.)

Investment of funds.

To be submitted to city council, etc.

OF

(1904, 326.] Chap.265 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE INCREASING

BATHING FACILITIES AT NAHANT BEACH BATH HOUSE.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Bathing

SECTION 1. The metropolitan park commission is hereby facilities at Nahant beach authorized to expend a sum not exceeding twelve thousand increased. dollars for the purpose of increasing the bathing facilities of

Nahant beach bath house and in enlarging the said bath
house, the amount so expended to be paid out of the Metro-
politan Parks Maintenance Fund.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

. Approved April 10, 1915.

bath house

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(1864, 268, $ 15; 1869, 380; 1885, 294, 295, $ 9; 1891, 285; 1893, 364; 1894, 29; 1903, 183;

1905, 132; 1906, 388; 1913, 700; 1914, 632, 768.) AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BEVERLY TO INCUR IN

Chap.266 DEBTEDNESS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RELAYING CERTAIN

WATER MAINS.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Beverly is hereby authorized to City of Beverly borrow a sum not exceeding eleven thousand dollars and to money to relay issue notes or bonds therefor for the purpose of relaying a mains. water main on Rantoul street in said city. Such notes or bonds shall be denominated on their face, Beverly, Rantoul Street Water Loan, Act of 1915; shall be payable by such annual payments, beginning not more than one year after the date thereof, as will extinguish each loan within six years from its date. Said notes or bonds shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding four and one half per cent per annum, and shall, except as is otherwise provided herein, be issued in accordance with the provisions of chapter seven hundred and nineteen of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and thirteen, so far as they are applicable. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 10, 1915. [1915, 309, Spec.)

water, etc.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF WARREN TO SUPPLY Chap.267

ITSELF AND ITS INHABITANTS WITH WATER. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The town of Warren may supply itself and Town of Warren its inhabitants with water for the extinguishment of fires and itself with for domestic, manufacturing and other purposes; may establish fountains and hydrants and relocate or discontinue the same; and may regulate the use of such water and fix and collect rates to be paid therefor.

SECTION 2. Said town, for the purposes aforesaid, may May take take, or acquire by purchase or otherwise, and hold, the waters, etc. waters of any pond or stream or of any ground sources of supply by means of driven, artesian or other wells within the limits of the town, and the water rights connected with any such water sources, and may also take, or acquire by purchase or otherwise and hold all lands, rights of way and easements necessary for collecting, storing, purifying and preserving the water, and for conveying the same to any

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