City of Northampton, MA
Hampshire County
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[Below is a list of General and Special Laws accepted or rejected by the City of Northampton.]

§ A360-1 List of acceptances and rejections.

Date of Acceptance or Rejection
Enactment
Subject Matter
4-11-1885
Public Statutes, Chapter 50, Sections 20, 21, 22 and 23
Relating to sidewalks
4-11-1885
Public Statutes, Chapter 50, Section 25
Relating to sewer and sidewalk assessments
4-11-1885
Public Statutes, Chapter 51, Sections 11, 12, 13 and 14
Relating to public improvements
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 6, Sections 11 and 12
Relating to registrars of voters
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 7, Sections 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20
Relating to inspectors of elections in cities
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 28, Sections 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21
Relating to vacancies in Board of Aldermen, ward officers, etc.
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 35, Sections 4, 22, 23 and 24
Relating to engineers and officers of Fire Department
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 35, Sections 62 and 63
Relating to fire clubs
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 54, Section 9
Relating to the setting out and maintaining of shade trees at public expense
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 54, Sections 10 and 11
Relating to the cutting down or removing of ornamental or shade trees
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 60, Sections 32, 33 and 34
Relating to the Superintendent of Hay Scales, etc.
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 65, Section 29
Relating to the measures of salt and grain
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 101, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Relating to burnt and dangerous buildings
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 102, Sections 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47 and 48
Relating to steam engines and furnaces
12-11-1888
Public Statutes, Chapter 104, Sections 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11
Relating to the inspection of buildings, etc.
4-14-1890
Acts of 1890, Chapter 74
Relative to preservation of public health
5-18-1911 (City Council)
Revised Laws of 1902, Chapter 108, Sections 26, 27 and 28
Relative to reserve police force in cities
7-13-1911 (City Council)
Acts of 1911, Chapter 468
An act to extend the provisions of the Civil Service Act to Chiefs of Police of certain cities and towns
11-7-1911 (referendum)
Acts of 1911, Chapter 210
An act relative to vacations of members of Police Departments, except in the City of Boston
4-3-1913 (City Council)
Acts of 1913, Chapter 318
An act relative to days off for members of the Fire Department
11-4-1913 (referendum)
Acts of 1913, Chapter 487
An act relative to the promotion of call men in the Fire Department of cities and towns
12-2-1913 (referendum)
Acts of 1913, Chapter 494
An act to provide for the establishment of local Planning Boards by cities and towns
4-16-1914 (City Council)
Acts of 1913, Chapter 807
An act to provide for compensating certain public employees for injuries sustained in the course of their employment
11-4-1913, and 12-2-1913 (referendum)
Acts of 1914, Chapter 217
An act relative to vacations of laborers employed by cities and towns
11-3-1914 (rejected by voters on referendum)
Acts of 1915, Chapter 267
An act to simplify the revision of City charters. Adoption of Plan B.
11-7-1916 (referendum)
Acts of 1918, Chapter 257, Sections 97 and 98
An act relative to pensioning permanent and call members of Fire Departments in cities
4-17-1919 (City Council)
Acts of 1919, Chapter 132
An act to provide for the division into day and night forces of permanent members of Fire Department
11-4-1919 (rejected at referendum)
Acts of 1916, Chapter 185
An act to authorize cities to maintain schools of agriculture and horticulture
11-4-1919 (referendum)
Acts of 1920, Chapter 166
An act to provide for one day off in every eight days for certain police officers
11-2-1920 (referendum)
Acts of 1920, Chapter 240
An act to permit, under public regulation and control, certain sports and games on the Lord's Day
4-15-1920 (City Council); December 7, 1920 (referendum)
Acts of 1920, Chapter 619
An act to establish a State Boxing Commission to serve in the Department of Public Safety
12-5-1922 (referendum)
Acts of 1922, Chapter 516
An act requiring certain cities and towns to vote on the question of the installation by the commonwealth of a municipal accounting system
8-17-1923 (City Council); filed at Registry of Deeds 8-21-1923
Acts of 1923, Chapter 391
An act relative to the collection of water rates
4-18-1929 (City Council)
Acts of 1928, Chapter 406
An act to permit certain sports and games on the Lord's Day
10-16-1930 (rejected by City Council)
Acts of 1930, Chapter 104
An act changing the date of the biennial municipal election in the City of Northampton
11-6-1930 (City Council)
Acts of 1930, Chapter 351 (MGL c. 40, § 6B)
An act authorizing cities and towns to appropriate moneys for purchase of uniforms for members of their Police and Fire Departments
5-4-1933 (City Council)
Acts of 1933, Chapter 99
An act providing for advance payments on account of taxes for the years 1933 and 1934 in certain cities and towns
7-9-1936 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 40
Relating to municipal pensions for school janitors
11-3-1936 (referendum)
Acts of 1936, Chapter 318, Section 26 to 31H inclusive
An act providing for contributory retirement systems for cities and towns that may be accepted by them
3-22-1937 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 6A
Relating to appropriations by cities for municipal advertising
5-12-1937 (City Council)
MGL c. 147, § 16A (Chapter 85, Section 1, Acts of 1937)
Providing for one day off in every seven for police officers
10-5-1933 (rejected by City Council); 7-27-1943 (accepted by City Council)
Chapter 313, Acts of 1933
Providing for absent voting at regular City election
11-8-1938 (rejected at referendum)
Chapter 378, Acts of 1938
An act providing an additional optional standard form of City Charter under which substantial control of the City government is vested in a City Council elected at large by proportional representation, with a City Manager appointed and removable at pleasure of the City Council (Plan E)
12-5-1939 (biennial municipal election)
Chapter 108, Acts of 1939
An act providing for submitting to the voters of certain cities the question of approving or disapproving orders authorizing the issue of bonds, notes or certificates of indebtedness for certain purposes
1-15-1942 (City Council)
Chapter 638, Acts of 1941
An act regulating the hours of duty of permanent members of the Fire Departments
3-5-1942 (City Council)
Chapter 710, Acts of 1941
Registration and operation of bicycles
4-16-1942 (Mayor Walter W. O'Donnell)
MGL c. 32, §§ 56 to 60, inclusive
Retirement of veterans of Spanish and World Wars
7-27-1943 (City Council)
Chapter 154, Section 103A
Providing for absent voting at regular City elections
12-7-1943 (rejected at municipal election)
Chapter 515, Acts of 1943
An act further amending the laws relative to the Mayor of the City of Northampton, and providing for a unicameral City Council in said City, be accepted
3-15-1945 (City Council)
MGL c. 31
Relative to employment of laborers in the Water Department, Sewer Department and Board of Public Works
8-13-1945 (City Council)
Chapter 723, Acts of 1945
Relating to establishment of Department of Veterans' Service
11-19-1945 (City Council)
Chapter 447, Acts of 1945
Relative to vacations of employees who return to service after serving in the armed forces
12-6-1945 (City Council)
Chapter 156, Acts of 1945
Sick leave for laborers
12-14-1945 (City Council)
MGL c. 41, §§ 81A to 81J (Chapter 113, Acts of 1938)
Approved method of City planning
4-4-1946 (City Council)
MGL c. 147, § 16B (Section 2, Chapter 426, Acts of 1938)
One day off in every six days for police officers
10-3-1946 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, §§ 81A to 81B (Section 2, Chapter 576, Acts of 1946)
Retirement of fireman
10-3-1946 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 83A (Section 3, Chapter 576, Acts of 1946)
Retirement of members of Police Department
10-3-1946 (City Council)
MGL c. 136, § 4B (Section 3, Chapter 207, Acts of 1946)
Operation of bowling alleys on Lord's Day
6-5-1947 (City Council)
MGL c. 139, §§ 1, 2, 3
Burnt and dangerous buildings
11-18-1948 (City Council)
MGL c. 152, §§ 68 to 75 (Chapter 435, Acts of 1939)
All employees of City included in provisions of workmen's compensation, except Fire and Police Departments
2-16-1950 (City Council)
Chapter 552, Acts of 1948
Increasing annuities of dependents of certain employees
2-16-1950 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 89A (Chapter 552, Acts of 1948)
Annuities, to dependents of certain public employees killed or dying from injuries incurred in line of duty
7-13-1950 (City Council)
MGL c. 48, §§ 59B, 59C, 59D
To establish force of reserve firemen in Fire Departments
10-19-1950 (City Council)
MGL c. 41, § 111A (Chapter 172, Acts of 1949)
Vacation of regular policemen and firemen
10-19-1950 (City Council)
MGL c. 54, § 65 (Chapter 635 of Acts of 1945)
Authorizing City to prepay City employee's vacation pay
11-7-1950 (rejected by voters)
Chapter 690, Acts of 1950
An act to revise the Charter of the City of Northampton
12-7-1950 (City Council)
Chapter 820, Acts of 1950
Providing for $100 increase in certain pensions, retirement allowances, annuities, etc.
8-9-1951 (City Council)
MGL c. 33, § 54 (Chapter 425, Section 1, Acts of 1939)
No loss of pay or vacation to certain state and municipal employees in militia, etc.
11-15-1951 (City Council)
Chapter 537, Acts of 1951
An act to provide annual steprate increases for municipal public welfare employees
3-19-1953 (City Council)
Chapter 624, Acts of 1952
An act increasing the amounts of pensions, retirement allowances and annuities payable to certain former public employees
7-16-1953 (City Council)
Chapter 598, Acts of 1953
An act authorizing the City of Northampton to acquire certain real estate in said City
11-3-1953 (referendum)
Chapter 63, Acts of 1953
Providing for initiative and referendum for City of Northampton
11-3-1953 (referendum)
Chapter 375, Acts of 1953
An act to ascertain the will of the voters of the City of Northampton with reference to the question of fluoridating the public domestic water supply
11-5-1953 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 6E
Providing for City making temporary minor repairs on private ways
11-19-1953 (City Council)
Chapter 640, Acts of 1953
An act providing that fire fighters and certain others in certain cities and towns shall be given an additional day off or, under certain circumstances, and additional day's pay when they are required to work on certain legal holidays
12-3-1953 (City Council)
MGL c. 147, § 17A (Chapter 268, Acts of 1952)
An act providing an additional day off for police officers who are required to work on legal holidays
10-20-1955 (City Council)
Chapter 650, Acts of 1955
An act establishing a Department of Engineering and Board of Engineering in the City of Northampton
11-8-1955 (municipal election)
Chapter 86, Acts of 1954
An act authorizing the School Committee of the City of Northampton to fix the compensation of the Superintendent of Schools and the secretary of the School Committee
11-8-1955 (municipal election)
Chapter 123, Acts of 1954
An act providing for a unicameral City Council in the City of Northampton
11-8-1955 (municipal election)
MGL c. 48, § 58B (Chapter 130, Acts of 1955)
An act providing for a 48-hour week for permanent members of Fire Departments
12-2-1955 (City Council)
Chapter 547, Acts of 1955
An act relative to establishing a memorial to Calvin Coolidge in the Forbes Library of the City of Northampton
5-3-1956 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 851 (Chapter 268, Acts of 1954)
An act relative to creditable service in the retirement of certain police officers and firemen in certain cities and towns
10-18-1956 (City Council)
MGL c. 180, § 17B (Chapter 489, Section 2, Acts of 1956)
An act following payroll deductions for community chest
3-7-1957 (City Council)
Chapter 401, Acts of 1956
An act extending to certain civil defense volunteers, the provisions of law applicable to municipal employees for indemnification of damages sustained through the operations of public vehicles
3-7-1957 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 85J (Chapter 374, Acts of 1956)
An act relative to providing pensions for widows of policemen and fire fighters under the noncontributory retirement law
10-2-1957 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 6F (Chapter 385, Section 1, Acts of 1953)
An act further regulating the making of repairs on private ways by cities and towns
10-2-1957 (City Council)
Chapter 683, Acts of 1957
An act relative to the incurrence of indebtedness by the City of Northampton for the construction of sewage treatment works
10-2-1957 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 6F (Chapter 386, Section 1, Acts of 1953)
An act further regulating the making of repairs on private ways by cities and towns
1-15-1970 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 64 (Chapter 730, Acts of 1969)
Appropriations to pay certain unpaid bills of previous years
7-16-1970 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 8E
Establishing a Youth Commission
4-15-1971 (City Council)
United States Housing Act of 1937, § 23
Financial assistance to local public housing agencies in providing low-rent housing by leasing dwelling units in existing privately owned structures
1-18-1973 (City Council)
MGL c. 48, § 58E
Residency of members of Fire Department
7-19-1973 (City Council)
United States Housing Act of 1937, § 23
Financial assistance to local public housing agencies in providing low-rent housing by leasing dwelling units in existing privately owned structures
7-19-1973 (City Council)
MGL c. 31, § 5B
Minimum height for fire fighters and police officers
9-18-1975 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 9F
Group life insurance for retired employees
5-20-1976 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 22D
Towing of vehicles illegally parked or standing on public ways
7-15-1976 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 64
Appropriations to pay certain unpaid bills of previous years
9-15-1977 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 8A
Employees' group insurance trust fund
12-15-1977 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 16
Group medical benefits for City employees
4-28-1978 (City Council)
Chapter 808, Acts of 1975
The Zoning Act
3-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 7A
Allowing active employees to pay less than 50% of total monthly cost of insurance
3-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 9C
Allowing surviving spouses of certain fire fighters to pay less than 50% of total monthly cost of insurance
3-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 9D 1/2
Allowing surviving spouses of active or retired employees to pay less than 50% of total monthly cost of insurance
3-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 9G
Allowing surviving spouses of certain police officers to pay less than 50% of total monthly cost of insurance
3-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 9E
Allowing surviving spouses of certain retired employees to pay less than 50% of total monthly cost of insurance
3-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 11A
Additional life insurance based upon annual salary, employee pays 100%
9-17-1981 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 4G (Chapter 217, Acts of 1980)
Authorizing an increased amount for which contracts with cities and towns may be invited
10-2-1980 (City Council)
MGL, c. 44, § 16A (Chapter 58, Acts of 1957)
Permitting use of facsimile countersignatures upon bonds, notes and certificates of indebtedness
11-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL. c. 40, § 5, Clause 72
Establishment and maintenance of a municipal waterways improvement and maintenance fund
11-20-1980 (City Council)
MGL c. 60B, § 2(i)
Allowing sums received from excise to be paid into treasury of City
9-3-1981
MGL c. 41, § 38A
Collector of taxes to collect under the title of the City or town collector all accounts due the City or town
11-19-1981 (City Council)
MGL, c. 90, § 20A 1/2
Local enforcement of parking regulations
2-18-1982 (City Council)
Chapter 606, Acts of 1981
Authorizing local licensing authority, when issuing an alcoholic license pursuant to MGL c. 138, § 12, to impose a condition upon such license prohibiting nudity on the subject premises
9-15-1983 (City Council)
MGL c. 147, §§ 11, 12, 13
Reserve police force in certain cities
11-3-1983 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 3, Clause 17C (Chapter 743, Acts of 1981)
Exemption for surviving spouse, minor with parent deceased, or persons over 70 years of age
11-3-1983
MGL c. 59, § 5, Clause 17C (Chapter 653, Acts of 1982)
Reimbursement for Clause 17C exemptions and special provisions relating to Clause 17C
11-3-1983 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 5, Clause 37A (Chapter 653, Section 3, Acts of 1982)
Real estate tax exemption for blind persons
11-3-1983 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 5,Clause 41B (Chapter 653, Section 5, Acts of 1982)
Real estate tax exemptions
11-17-1983 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 2
Supplemental transplant insurance
10-17-1985 (City Council)
MGL c. 138, § 17B (Chapter 491, Section 2, Acts of 1984)
Issuance of alcoholic beverage licenses by certain local licensing authorities
11-7-1985 (City Council)
Chapter 188, Section 13, Acts of 1985
Professional development grants for teachers
12-19-1985 (City Council)
Chapter 188, Section 13, Acts of 1985
Professional development grants for teachers for Smith Vocational School
12-19-1985 (City Council)
MGL c. 71, § 40 (Chapter 188, Acts of 1985)
Increasing teacher salaries
1-16-1986 (City Council)
MGL c. 71, § 40 (Chapter 188, Acts of 1985)
Increasing teacher salaries for Smith Vocational School
2-6-1986 (City Council)
MGL c. 64G, § 3A
Local room excise tax
5-15-1986 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 53D
Revolving account for Recreation Commission
6-5-1986 (City Council)
MGL c. 60A, § 1 (Chapter 242, Section 1, Acts of 1974)
Exemption of excise tax on motor vehicles owned and registered by former prisoner of war
11-20-1986 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 5, Clause 41C (Chapter 73, Acts of 1986)
Property tax exemption for certain persons over age 70
4-2-1987 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, §§ 20(4)(d 1/2) and 20(4)(h)
Compensation and reimbursement of expenses to City Auditor and City Treasurer
2-4-1988 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 39K
Establishment of enterprise funds for water department and sewer department of Board of Public Works
2-4-1988 (City Council)
MGL c. 83, §§ 16A to 16F
Unpaid sewer charges to become lien on real property and may be added to property tax bills
2-18-1988 (City Council)
Chapter 194, Acts of 1986
Authorizing a city or town to establish a scholarship fund
4-21-1988 (City Council)
MGL c. 64G, § 3A
Local room excise tax
4-20-1989 (City Council)
Chapter 281, Acts of 1988
Requiring Board of Registrars to conduct voter education and voluntary registration sessions
3-1-1990 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 8G
Permitting City to participate in mutual aid agreements for provision of law enforcement services
6-7-1990 (City Council)
MGL c. 90, § 22B(b) to (k)
Penalties for abandoning motor vehicles on public or private ways or on certain property
7-19-1990 (City Council)
MGL c. 71, § 7A
Reimbursement for transporting students to certain day-care facilities
2-7-1991 (City Council)
Chapter 291, Acts of 1990
Enhanced 911 emergency response system
4-18-1991 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 53E 1/2
License Commission revolving fund for fiscal year 1992
9-19-1991 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 55E
Annual operating costs offset by estimated receipts of user fees, for purposes of police overtime account
12-5-1991 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 90G 3/4
Permitting members of City's contributory retirement system continuing in service after age 70 to continue to accrue creditable service
5-21-1992 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 57
Permitting municipal boards, departments and officials to deny, suspend or revoke licenses and permits on account of outstanding tax or municipal charge obligations
5-21-1992 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 57B
Permitting municipalities to issue a single bill yearly for certain tax accounts
6-4-1992 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 7(2) (Section 33, Acts of 1987)
Increase in dependent allowance for accidental disability retirees
6-4-1992 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 6(1) (Section 31, Acts of 1987)
Reducing vesting requirement for ordinary disability
6-22-1992 (City Council)
Chapter 697, Sections 31 and 33, Acts of 1987
11-5-1992 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 22(1)(b 1/2)
Removing cap on members of City's contributory retirement system
7-15-1993 (City Council)
Chapter 71, Section 83, Acts of 1993
Early retirement incentive for teachers in Northampton School System
8-5-1993 (City Council)
MGL c. 41, § 108L
Career incentive pay for police personnel
9-2-1993 (City Council)
MGL c. 136, § 7A
Allowing Mayor to give permission for retail opening on Labor Day
4-21-1994 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 5 (Chapter 110, Section 110, Acts of 1993)
Reduction of residency requirement for veterans exemptions
6-6-1996 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 53F 1/2
Authorizing establishment of JFK Middle School Pool enterprise fund
10-3-1996 (City Council)
Chapter 71, Acts of 1996
Authorizing certain public employees creditable retirement service time for active service in the armed forces
10-3-1996 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 53E 1/2
Smith Farm Revolving Account II
7-17-1997 (City Council)
MGL, c. 44, § 53E 1/2
Council on Aging Transportation Revolving Fund
6-18-1998 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 103
Transfer of responsibility for cost-of-living allowance payments to City retirees from Commonwealth to City's retirement system
12-3-1998 (City Council)
Chapter 194, Section 288, Acts of 1998
Option C "Pop-Up" provision
2-18-1999 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 57C
Implementing quarterly tax payment system
2-18-1999 (City Council)
Chapter 653, Section 40, Acts of 1989
Tax assessment of new construction
5-6-1999 (City Council)
Chapter 456, Acts of 1998
Cost-of-living allowance payments to noncontributory pensioners
8-19-1999 (City Council)
MGL c. 32, § 20(6)(a)
Authorizing payment of annual stipend to elected and appointed members of retirement board
4-19-2001 (City Council)
Chapter 411, Acts of 2000
Noncontributory "Pop Up" Act
6-21-2001 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 53F 1/2
Establishment of solid waste enterprise fund
7-19-2001 (City Council)
MGL c. 166, § 32A
Inspector of Wires working as electrician and inspection by assistant inspector
7-19-2001 (City Council)
MGL c. 142, § 12
Allowing for additional inspectors and inspector engaging in plumbing or gas fitting work
5-16-2002 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 18
Transfer of retirees to medicare extension plan
6-5-2003 (City Council)
MGL c. 140, § 147A
Bylaws and ordinances relative to regulation of dogs
10-5-2006 (City Council)
Chapters 55 and 64, Section 3, Acts of 2006
Increasing accidental death benefit payable to surviving children
11-16-2006 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 5L
Allowing National Guardsmen and Reservists deployed out of state, or their dependents, a deferral of property taxes during said deployment and for up to 180 days after that service without interest or penalties being assessed
6-19-2008 (City Council)
Rescission of acceptance of MGL c. 40, § 8I
Energy Resources Commission
9-4-2008 (City Council)
MGL c. 39, § 23D
Allowing members of boards, commissions and committees who have missed a single adjudicatory hearing to participate in a decision on the matter under certain circumstances
9-18-2008 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 19
Transfer of City's health insurance subscribers to Commonwealth's Group Insurance Commission
6-18-2009 (City Council)
MGL c. 71, § 37M
Consolidation of administrative functions of school committee with those of City
8-20-2009 (City Council)
MGL c. 64L, § 2A
Local sales tax upon restaurant meals, beginning October 2009
2-18-2010 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 8J
Allocation of funds received from fines assessed for violations of handicap parking to Commission on Disabilities
4-15-2010 (City Council)
Building Code, Appendix 120.AA
Stretch Energy Code
9-2-2010 (City Council)
MGL c. 138, §§ 33A and 33B
Hours of sale of alcoholic beverages for certain liquor licensees
9-16-2010 (City Council)
Chapter 131, Section 28, Acts of 2010
Increase benefit paid to surviving spouse of disabled employee
12-2-2010 (City Council)
MGL c. 200A, § 9A
Alternative procedure for disposing of abandoned funds held in the custody of the City
3-3-2011 (City Council)
MGL c. 48, § 59A
Fire mutual aid response to another city, town, fire district or area under federal jurisdiction in the commonwealth
4-21-2011 (City Council)
Chapter 137, Acts of 2003
Salary of employees during military leaves of absence
5-5-2011 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 22F
Authorizing City boards or officers empowered to issue licenses, permits or certificates or to render services for a person or class of persons to fix reasonable fees or charges for such licenses, permits, certificates or services
10-4-2012 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, §§ 21 to 23
Change in health insurance benefits
6-27-2013 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 13D
Establishing reserve fund for future payment of accrued liabilities for compensated absences due any employee or full-time officer upon the termination of the employee's or full-time officer's employment
6-27-2013 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 5B
Creation of Fiscal Stability (Override) Stabilization Fund for the purpose of supplementing the general operating costs of the City and schools in future fiscal years
6-19-2014 (City Council)
MGL c. 32B, § 20
Other Post-Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund for fiscal year 2015
6-19-2014 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 5K
Fiscal year 2015 senior work-off abatement program
6-19-2014 (City Council)
MGL c. 59, § 5N
Fiscal year 2015 veterans work-off abatement program
9-4-2014 (City Council)
Outside Section 260 of the Fiscal Year 2015 General Appropriation Act
Inclusion of health-care costs for retired teachers in net school spending under MGL c. 70
11-20-2014 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 8C
Establishing a Conservation Commission
11-20-2014 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 8D
Establishing an Historical Commission
11-20-2014 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 55C
Establishing a Municipal Affordable Housing Trust Fund
6-18-2015 (City Council)
MGL c. 71, § 71F
Use of tuition payments for nonresident students
10-1-2015 (City Council)
MGL c. 71, § 71E
Use of funds received from adult and continuing education programs, summer school programs, community school programs or use of school property
2-16-2017 (City Council)
MGL c. 44, § 53F 3/4
Establishing the PEG Access and Cable Related Fund
6-1-2017 (City Council)
MGL c. 40A, § 22A, § 22B, § 22C (portions)
Use of parking revenue
10-19-2017 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 3
Establishing and allowing carryover of funds from Survival Center Revolving Fund
10-19-2017 (City Council)
MGL c. 40, § 3
Establishing and allowing carryover of funds from James House Property Revolving Fund

§ A360-2 Town Council orders.

Order No.
Adoption Date
Subject Matter
O-16.187
11-3-2016
In accordance with MGL c. 40, § 58, charges and fees for cross-connections shall be included as a municipal charges lien, and the City may impose a lien on real property located within the City for cross-connection charges and fees that have not been paid by the due date.