Town of Cohasset, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Cohasset as Art. VIII of the 1988 General Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Board of Selectmen shall have jurisdiction over all public cemeteries.
The Town will accept and forever hold in trust any money or securities which may hereafter be deposited with the Town Treasurer-Collector for the perpetual care, preservation, or improvement of any public or private burial place, or any lots or graves therein, in conformity with provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws.
The Treasurer-Collector is authorized to enter into agreements on behalf of the Town with the holders of burial rights in any lot in the cemeteries of the Town to provide perpetual care for such lot and the structures and the grass thereon.
Money and securities received under the provisions of the preceding section shall not be mingled with other money or securities of the Town, but shall be kept and invested separately as a cemetery fund, and unless otherwise specifically provided for in the terms of the gift, the income only shall be used.