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.]
Auditing and accounting — See Ch. 12.
Officers — See Ch. 128.
Payments from Treasury — See Ch. 182.
Before entering upon the duties of his office, the Town Treasurer shall give bond to the Town, with good and sufficient surety, to be approved by the Selectmen. Said bond shall be upon condition that said Treasurer shall well and faithfully discharge the duties of his office during any and every period of his incumbency thereof.
The Treasurer shall be the custodian of all fiduciary bonds, except as hereafter provided; of all notes, bonds and coupons which have been paid; and all deeds, conveyances, releases and policies of insurance.
The Treasurer shall keep a record of amounts and expirations of all policies of insurance and shall notify the Selectmen not less than 10 days before such policies expire.
The Treasurer shall make an annual report, which shall contain a statement of the amount of the money received and paid out by him during the year; a full exhibit of all the monies, properties and securities which may be placed in his charge by virtue of a vote of the Town or of any statutes or bylaws, or by virtue of any gift, devise, bequest or deposit; a list of all notes issued during the year showing the purpose for which money was borrowed and giving the date, term, rate of interest, time of maturity, and the premium, if any, received thereon; a list of all notes paid during the year and a list of all outstanding notes, with dates on which they mature. His report, however, need not contain such details as are required by law to be shown in the report of the Town Accountant.
The Town Treasurer shall have the custody, management and sale of all lands for taxes after the title of the Town has become absolute by the foreclosure of the right of redemption according to the law. And he is authorized and empowered, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen, in the name of on behalf of the Town to sell and convey such lands and to execute, acknowledge and deliver proper deeds for that purpose.