City of Springfield, MA
Hampden County
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[Adopted as Title 2, Ch. 2.30, of the 1986 Code]
A. 
The present Commissioner of Abandoned or Neglected Burying Grounds shall hold his office during the term for which he is appointed.
B. 
The Mayor shall, on or within 60 days after the first Monday of February, 1947, and in every fifth year thereafter, appoint some suitable person to be Commissioner of Abandoned or Neglected Burying Grounds for the term of five years from the first Monday of April then following, and the person so appointed shall hold office for the term of five years or until his successor is duly appointed in his stead; provided, however, that he may be at any time removed, for cause, by the Mayor.
C. 
The Commissioner of Abandoned or Neglected Burying Grounds shall be a citizen of the City.
In case of any vacancy arising from any cause in the office referred to in this article, a new appointment, in the manner of the original appointment, shall be made to fill the same for the remainder of the unexpired term within 30 days after the occurrence of such vacancy.
The Commissioner of Abandoned or Neglected Burying Grounds shall be charged with the duty of keeping in good order the Cherry Lane Cemetery, so-called, situated on Cherry Street in the City, and any and all other abandoned or neglected burying grounds within the limits of the City of which the City shall hereafter take charge under the authority of MGL c. 111, § 18, or of any act in addition thereto or in amendment thereof.
The Commissioner of Abandoned or Neglected Burying Grounds shall not commit the City to any expenditures in excess of the sums appropriated by the City Council for the care and keeping in good order of abandoned or neglected burying grounds within the limits of the City.