Town of Westminster, MA
Worcester County
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[The following is a chronological list of Special Acts and Resolves adopted in General Court pertaining to the Town of Westminster.]

§ A257-1 List of Special Acts and Resolves.

Year Enacted
Resolve or Chapter
Subject
1933
Resolve 28
Resolve providing for an unpaid commission to consider the need of extending relief because of loss of taxes in certain communities due to the construction of certain additions to the metropolitan water system
1933
Resolve 14
Resolve providing for an investigation by the Department of Public Works as to the cost and detailed routes of two proposed state highways in or near the City of Fitchburg and certain proposed extensions of one of said highways
1949
Ch. 513, Sec. 1, 2
An act authorizing the Department of Mental Health to take or purchase land in the Town of Westminster for the purpose of providing an additional water supply for the Gardner State Hospital
1950
Ch. 369, Sec. 1-10
An act authorizing the Town of Westminster to supply itself and its inhabitants with water
1951
Ch. 554, Sec. 1-3
An act increasing the amount of money that the Town of Westminster may borrow for school purposes
1951
Ch. 732
An act authorizing the City of Fitchburg to acquire water and other property for the purpose of increasing its water supply
1954
Ch. 89, Sec. 1-4
An act relative to assessments in connection with the operation of the water supply system of the Town of Westminster
1955
Ch. 440, Sec. 1, 2
An act validating action of the Town of Westminster relative to erecting and equipping a fire station
1955
Ch. 86, Sec. 1-4
An act relative to water bonds of the Town of Westminster
1956
Ch. 39, Sec. 1, 2
An act authorizing the Town of Westminster to allow the use of its equipment within its operator on private property for certain purposes
1957
Ch. 208, Sec.1-3
An act authorizing the Town of Westminster to borrow money for the improvement of an existing school playground
1958
Ch. 57, Sec. 1-3
An act validating the establishment of a regional school district by the Towns of Ashburnham and Westminster
1960
Ch. 133, Sec. 1-4
An act relative to assessments in connection with the operation of the water supply system of the Town of Westminster
1960
Ch. 393, Sec. 1-5
An act to provide for the creation of a Board of License Commissioners in the Town of Westminster
1960
Ch. 138
An act providing life tenure for Toivo Tuominen, incumbent of the Office of Chief of Police in the Town of Westminster
1963
Ch. 788, Sec. 1-15
An act establishing the Holmes Park Water District in the Town of Westminster
1963
Ch. 485, Sec. 1-5
An act authorizing the City of Gardner to sell water to the Town of Westminster and authorizing said town to purchase the same
1964
Ch. 568
An act authorizing the formation of a vocational regional school district by the Cities of Fitchburg and Gardner and the Towns of Ashburnham, Ashby, Harvard, Lunenburgm, Pepperell, Phillipston, Hubbardston, Templeton, Townsend, Westminster and Winchendon
1966
Ch. 453
An act designating certain bridges in the Town of Westminster as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Bridge and the American Legion Bridge
1968
Ch. 429, Sec. 1, 2
An act validating certain proceedings taken by the Town of Westminster at its Annual Town Meeting in the current year
1969
Ch. 817, Sec. 1-4_
of Fitchburg to purchase land in Town of Westminster (for sanitary landfill)
1969
Ch. 553, Sec. 1-3
An act authorizing the Towns of Ashburnham and Westminster to make appropriation from their respective stabilization funds toward the construction of a new school building belonging to the Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School District (Oakmont Regional High School)
1970
Ch. 323, §§ 1-8
Sanitary landfill with the City of Fitchburg
1971
Ch. 616, Sec. 1, 2
An act directing the transfer of certain lands of the Commonwealth to the control of the Department of Public Works for highway purposes and authorizing said departments to acquire certain public lands in the Town of Westminster and the Cities of Fitchburg and Leominster for highway purposes
1971
Ch. 984, Sec. 1, 2
An act providing that the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation and Mt. Grylace State Reservation shall be included in any determination of valuation for purposes of state reimbursement
1971
Ch. 823, §§ 1, 2
An act repealing the law authorizing the imposition of special water assessments upon certain estates within the Town of Westminster
1974
Ch. 488
An act authorizing the Town of Westminster to grant certain alcoholic beverage licenses within five hundred (500) feet of a church
1974
Ch. 532
An act validating the acts and proceedings at the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Westminster held in the year 1974.
1976
Resolve 1976, Ch. 9
Resolve providing for an investigation and study by the Department of Public Works relative to the feasibility of constructing a bypass near Highway Route 2 in the Town of Westminster
1981
Ch. 742
An act relative to the alleviation of the financial burden imposed on certain towns by the tornado of June 22, 1981
1984
Ch. 186
An act establishing a Westminster Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners in the Town of Westminster
1984
Ch. 385
An act directing the Commonwealth to reimburse the Town of Westminster for certain moneys expended for veteran's services
1984
Ch. 273
An act authorizing the Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School District to hold annual district-wide elections
1985
Ch. 398
An act establishing the Leino Park District in the Town of Westminster.
1986
Ch. 459
An act designating a certain bridge in the Town of Westminster as the Michael J. Waterman Bridge
1986
Ch. 458
An act designating a certain bridge in the Town of Westminster as the Francis A. Bond Bridge
1989
Ch. 293
An act authorizing the Town of Westminster to transfer certain park land to the Cemetery Department of said town to be used for cemetery purposes
1991
Ch. 531
An act authorizing the development and use by the City of Fitchburg and the Town of Westminster of certain land located in said town for solid waste management purposes
1992
Ch. 357
An act authorizing the Division of Capital Planning and Operations to grant an easement in certain lands located in the Town of Westminster
1995
Ch. 175
An act providing for recall elections
1996
Ch. 404
An act validating the proceedings of the Annual Town Election in the Town of Westminster