Town of Foxborough, MA
Norfolk County
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[The following Special Acts have been adopted by the General Court and apply to the Town of Foxborough.]
Enactment Date
Chapter Number
Description
June 10, 1778
Chapter 1
An Act for incorporating certain lands in the County of Suffolk, formerly belonging to the Town of Dorchester, but now to the Towns of Wrentham, Walpole, Stoughton and Stoughtonham, with the inhabitants living thereon, into a Town by the name of Foxborough.
January 30, 1833
Chapter 15
An Act establishing the dividing lines between the Towns of Sharon and Foxborough, in the County of Norfolk.
February 28, 1859
Chapter 47
An Act to set off a part of the Town of Sharon and annex the same to the Town of Foxborough.
February 26, 1879
Chapter 61
An Act to authorize the Town of Foxborough to make certain payments to the widow and children of John A Davis.
April 4, 1879
Chapter 196
An Act to supply the Village of Foxborough with pure water.
April 2, 1890
Chapter 162
An Act to amend an act to supply the Village of Foxborough with pure water.
June 11, 1891
Chapter 424
An Act to authorize the Foxborough Water Supply District to issue certain securities by a majority vote.
April 29, 1892
Chapter 232
An Act to permit the Foxborough Water Supply District to supply waters to residents of Foxborough outside the district.
May 4, 1894
Chapter 339
An Act to extend the limits of the Foxborough Water Supply District and to authorize said district to increase its indebtedness.
April 1, 1897
Chapter 222
An Act to authorize the Foxborough Water Supply District to increase it indebtedness.
April 15, 1898
Chapter 346
An Act to authorize the Town of Foxborough to construct a system of sewerage.
March 12, 1901
Chapter 133
An Act to authorize the Town of Foxborough to raise and appropriate money for the relief of the families of certain deceased firemen.
May 23, 1903
Chapter 380
An Act to establish the boundary line between the Towns of Foxborough and Walpole, and a part of the line between the Towns of Foxborough and Norfolk.
April 6, 1911
Chapter 175
An Act to establish the East Foxborough Water Supply District and to provide for supplying said district with water.
February 26, 1913
Chapter 175
An Act to extend the limits of the Foxborough Water Supply District and to authorize said district to increase its indebtedness.
May 25, 1920
Chapter 502
An Act to authorize the Town of Foxborough to incur indebtedness for buildings for high school and Town Hall purposes.
February 25, 1924
Chapter 51
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to borrow money for school purposes.
May 29, 1924
Chapter 440
An Act establishing a part of the boundary line between the Towns of Walpole and Foxborough.
April 30, 1925
Chapter 311
An Act to authorize the Foxborough Water Supply District to annex the East Foxborough Water Supply District.
April 7, 1926
Chapter 201
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to borrow money for high school purposes.
May 25, 1928
Chapter 335
An Act to authorize the Town of Foxborough to take over the properties and to assume the obligations of the Foxborough Village Improvement Association.
April 21, 1931
Chapter 227
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to take over the properties and assume the obligations of the Foxborough Water Supply District.
May 12, 1931
Chapter 307
An Act establishing a part of the boundary line between the Towns of Walpole and Foxborough.
March 29, 1937
Chapter 140
An Act establishing the boundary line between the Towns of Foxborough and Walpole.
June 14, 1945
Chapter 420
An Act relative to the retirement of Edwin E. Truax of Foxborough.
April 10, 1947
Chapter 249
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to raise and appropriate money for, and to pay, certain bills.
February 26, 1949
Chapter 16
An Act to authorize the Town of Foxborough to borrow money for the purpose of purchasing land and constructing thereon an addition to the high school building, and for equipping and furnishing said addition.
April 8, 1949
Chapter 147
An Act authorizing the Town of Sharon to furnish and sell water to the Town of Canton and to purchase water from the Town of Foxborough and authorizing the Town of Foxborough to purchase water from the Town of Sharon.
May 4, 1949
Chapter 254
An Act increasing the amount of money that may be borrowed by the Town of Foxborough for the purpose of purchasing land and constructing thereon an addition to the high school building and for equipping and furnishing said addition.
June 20, 1960
Chapter 487
An Act submitting to the voters of the Town of Foxborough the questions of establishing a Board of Public Works in said Town and authorizing the Selectmen to act as such Board.
May 24, 1962
Chapter 483
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to erect an addition to its library building on certain land used for cemetery purposes.
June 25, 1963
Chapter 489
An Act authorizing the formation of a Regional School District for vocational education by the City of Brockton and the Towns of East Bridgewater, Easton, Foxborough, Mansfield, Norton, Sharon, Stoughton and West Bridgewater.
January 3, 1966
Chapter 831
An Act authorizing the issuance to Foxborough Post No. 2626, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Inc., of a license to sell all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on its premises.
May 8, 1969
Chapter 281
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to appoint certain applicants as police officers in said Town who do not meet the minimum height requirements.
April 9, 1973
Chapter 154
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to appropriate money annually in anticipation of its bicentennial celebration.
May 29, 1974
Chapter 275
An Act providing for three-year terms for members of the Planning Board of the Town of Foxborough.
June 18, 1974
Chapter 366
An Act validating the action of the Town of Foxborough at its Annual Town Meeting held in the year 1974.
October 27, 1979
Chapter 663
An Act directing the Department of Mental Health to convey certain land in the Town of Foxborough to said Town.
March 6, 1980
Chapter 19
An Act authorizing the County Commissioners of the County of Norfolk to acquire certain cemetery land in the Town of Foxborough for highway purposes.
December 28, 1982
Chapter 599
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to recall elected officials.
May 13, 1985
Chapter 53
An Act relative to the licensing and keeping of dogs in the Town of Foxborough.
July 11, 1985
Chapter 144
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to acquire by purchase or otherwise, land in the Town of Mansfield and to lay sewage mains over said land to connect the same with the sewage disposal system of the Town of Mansfield.
May 14, 1986
Chapter 46
An Act establishing the Foxborough Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners.
June 10, 1986
Chapter 85
An Act establishing a reserve police force in the Town of Foxborough.
July 3, 1986
Chapter 166
An Act validating the acts and proceeding of the Annual Election and the Annual Town Meeting in the Town of Foxborough.
July 16, 1986
Chapter 276
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to pay a certain unpaid bill to Highland Plumbing, Inc.
November 4, 1986
Chapter 513
An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Planning and Operations to transfer certain land in the Town of Foxborough (Hersey Farm).
March 29, 1988
Chapter 10
An Act relative to the election of Regional District School Committees.
May 31, 1988
Chapter 54
An Act designating a portion of Interstate Highway Route 495 as the Korean War Veterans Highway.
May 2, 1989
Chapter 44
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to convey certain land (Zoppo Property).
December 31, 1990
Chapter 504
An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Planning and Operations to convey certain land in the Town of Foxborough to the Foxborough Housing Authority (State Hospital Land).
January 3, 1993
Chapter 349 (Acts of 1992)
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to convey a certain parcel of conservation land (Washington Street/Lakeview Road).
October 11, 1995
Chapter 169
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to convey a certain parcel of conservation land to Kun Family Trust.
July 26, 1996
Chapter 196
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to pay a certain unpaid bill to Marino Brother of N.E., Inc. ($20, 935.00).
July 31, 1996
Chapter 312
An Act providing for the disposition of certain property at Foxborough State Hospital.
October 3, 1997
Chapter 113
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to convey certain conservation land
May 24, 1999
Chapter 16
An Act relative to the construction and financing of infrastructure and other improvements in the Town of Foxborough and at Foxboro Stadium.
April 21, 2000
Chapter 72
An Act relative to the financing of certain infrastructure and other improvements in the Town of Foxborough and the duties of the Commissioner of Probation.
December 11, 2003
Chapter 146
An Act increasing the number of Selectmen in the Town Foxborough from three to five.
January 22, 2004
Chapter 5
An Act providing for a Selectmen-Town Manager form of government in the Town of Foxborough.
November 18, 2005
Chapter 132
An Act relative to State Hospital property in the Town, being leased to the "Children's Advocacy Center".
October 10, 2007
Chapter 132
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to grant 12 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises.
August 4, 2009
Chapter 53
An Act validating a certain vote taken by the Town of Foxborough.
May 5, 2010
Chapter 101
An Act establishing a Regional Wastewater District for the Towns of Mansfield, Foxborough and Norton.
October 18, 2010
Chapter 360
An Act providing for a sewerage system in the Town of Foxborough.
January 19, 2012
Chapter 10
An Act authorizing the Town of Foxborough to establish an age limit for original appointment to the position of police officer.
January 19, 2012
Chapter 11
An Act further regulating the Selectman-Town Manager form of government in the Town of Foxborough.
January 2, 2013
Chapter 383 (Acts of 2012)
An Act relative to the Regional Wastewater District Enabling Act for the Towns of Mansfield, Foxborough and Norton.
January 2, 2013
Chapter 384 (Acts of 2012)
An Act relative to the Regional Wastewater District Enabling Act for the Towns of Mansfield, Foxborough and Norton.
December 4, 2013
Chapter 173
An Act further regulating the Selectman-Town Manager form of government in the Town of Foxborough.
May 24, 2016
Chapter 114
An Act to clarify the executive powers of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners in the Town of Foxborough.