Town of Nantucket, MA
Nantucket County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Nantucket 5-8-1990 by Art. 17, approved 9-5-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Solid waste enterprise — See Ch. 42.

§ 41-1 Responsibilities.

Pursuant to Chapter 169 of the Acts of 1965 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and pursuant to this chapter, the Board of Public Works is to be the Sewer Commissioners responsible for the maintenance, management, operation, direction, control and protection of the assets of the sewer enterprise.

§ 41-2 Power to enter contracts.

The Board of Sewer Commissioners is authorized to enter into contracts, to expend such sums as may be necessary as are authorized and appropriated by the Town and to take such action as may be necessary or advisable to provide the people of Nantucket with all the sewer uses in accordance with this chapter and with the laws of the commonwealth.

§ 41-3 Sewer districts.

[Added 4-12-2004 ATM by Art. 56, approved 9-3-2004[1]]
The Board of Sewer Commissioners is authorized to lay out, construct, maintain and operate a system or systems of common sewers and main drains in public or private ways for a part of the Town as set forth below for the public convenience or the public health with such connections and other works as may be required for a system or systems of sewerage or drainage and sewage treatment and disposal within the sewer districts set forth below. Such works for sewage treatment and disposal may include any wastewater treatment facility for treating, neutralizing or stabilizing sewage including treatment or disposal plants; the necessary intercepting, outfall and outlet sewers, pumping stations integral to such facilities; and equipment and appurtenances related to the foregoing. For the purposes of this chapter the word “sewage” shall mean wastewater from homes, public buildings, commercial or industrial establishments, or any combination thereof, and shall include any surface or ground water that may be present therein. The following systems of common sewers and main drains are hereby designated:
A. 
Town Sewer District is shown on a map entitled "Nantucket Sewer Districts Town and Siasconset" prepared by the Town of Nantucket GIS Coordinator, dated April 20, 2010, as may be amended from time to time. The above referenced map incorporates the original sewer district map dated March 2004 as approved through Article 56 of the 2004 Annual Town Meeting and all subsequent amendments as may be approved by Town Meeting from time to time. The Town Sewer District, projected to have a summer average daily flow capacity of 2,800,000 mgd, is serviced by the Surfside Wastewater Treatment Facility.
[Amended 10-19-2004 STM by Art. 14, approved 2-22-2005; 4-11-2007 ATM by Art. 43, approved 6-28-2007; 4-5-2010 ATM by Arts. 38, 40, approved 6-17-2010; 4-4-2011 ATM by Art. 47, approved 9-15-2011; 4-2-2013 ATM by Art. 42, approved 7-26-2013]
B. 
Siasconset Sewer District: as shown on a map entitled "Nantucket Sewer Districts Town and Siasconset" prepared by the Town of Nantucket GIS Coordinator, dated April 20, 2010, as may be amended from time to time. The above referenced map incorporates the original sewer district map dated March 2004 as approved through Article 56 of the 2004 Annual Town Meeting and all subsequent amendments as may be approved by Town Meeting from time to time. The Siasconset Sewer District, projected to have a summer average daily flow of 220,000 gallons per day, is serviced by the Siasconset Wastewater Treatment Facility.
[Amended 4-11-2007 ATM by Art. 41, approved 6-28-2007; 4-6-2009 ATM by Art. 53, approved 8-10-2009; 4-5-2010 ATM by Art. 38, approved 6-17-2010; 4-2-2013 ATM by Art. 43, approved 7-26-2013]
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Editor’s Note: Pursuant to Acts of 2008, ch. 396, the Town adopted this section as a bylaw 4-15-2010 ATM by Art. 31, approved 6-17-2010.