Town of Plainville, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Plainville 6-6-2011 ATM by Art. 26. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Officers, elected and appointed — See Ch. 128.
Town Clerk fees — See Ch. 289, Art. I.
Before entering upon the duties of his office the Town Clerk shall give bond to the Town, with good and sufficient surety, to be approved by the Selectmen. Said bond shall be upon the condition that said Town Clerk shall well and faithfully discharge the duties of his office during any and every period of his incumbency thereof.
The Town Clerk keeps a file of all Town reports, reports submitted by all committees chosen by the Town, and all original documents relating to the affairs of the Town which come into his custody. He shall suitably index all such reports and all records of the Town in his custody in a manner convenient for reference and examination.
The Town Clerk shall have stated weekly hours for the transaction of business and shall give public notice thereof.
The Town Clerk shall furnish for use of the voters at the Town Meeting perforated "Yes" and "No" ballots with letters not less than 1/2 inch high for use under the direction of the Moderator, as provided under § 115-5 of these bylaws, and he shall also provide regular voting lists for use at Town Meetings.
The Town Clerk may employ a competent stenographer, who shall be sworn and shall be present at and take in shorthand the entire proceedings of every Town Meeting to assist the Town Clerk in obtaining and retaining the proper record of proceedings. The stenographer shall transcribe his notes of such proceedings and deliver them to the Town Clerk within 10 days of the meeting, and said notes shall be filed as part of the records of the Town.