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Town of Middleton, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Middleton 3-15-1949 by Art. 23. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-14-2019 ATM by Art. 23]
The Annual Town Report shall be printed and published 14 days before the Annual Town Meeting by the Selectmen at the expense of the Town, and shall contain the reports of the Selectmen, the School Committee, and each other department of the Town for the preceding financial year, as required by law or by this bylaw; the record of all Town Meetings during said year; a record of appropriations made for each department during said year; a financial statement of the accounts of the Town as of the end of the year; the report of the Finance Committee and its recommendations as to appropriations for the following year; the jury list; the reports of all committees; a statement by any board or committee in charge of any contract work or other undertaking for which a special appropriation has been made, reporting all receipts, expenditures and indebtedness incurred up to date; and an estimate of the amount of money necessary to finish such work; and such other matters as may be required by law, by vote of the Town, or in the discretion of the Selectmen. If the selectmen neglect or refuse to make the annual report, they shall severally forfeit $50.
Each department of the Town, not required to make an annual report by law, shall nevertheless make an annual report of its business for the preceding financial year.
[Amended 11-29-2005 STM by Art. 16]
The Superintendent of Public Works shall keep an accurate account of all money expended and all work done upon the streets and square of the Town; and also a daily record of the number of men and teams of trucks used, and the extent and nature of the work done, the amount expended on each street, way or square and also the time sheet in making such repairs. A daily record shall be kept of the number of men and teams employed, and the time, place and purpose for which they were employed. The Superintendent of Public Works shall keep a daily time sheet of the employees of his department with an account of the owners of teams and trucks employed thereon, including the Town teams and truck, showing in detail the number of hours work each day, where and how employed, the rate of wages and the amount due in each case, from which time sheets the weekly payroll must be made. The time sheets must be attached to the payroll when presented to the Treasurer-Collector, which payment shall be made to the employee directly by the Treasurer-Collector who shall require a proper receipt for the same.