[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Norwell. Formerly designated Art. XIII. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Selectmen shall have the care and custody of all Town property not otherwise placed by law in the hands of other Town officers.
Except as otherwise provided by law, the Selectmen shall protect the Town and Town property against any losses or claims due to any cause by such kinds and amounts of insurance as are necessary.
Annually, the Selectmen shall examine all Town buildings under their care and custody and shall request of the Town at each Annual Meeting such appropriations as seem necessary to keep such properties in proper condition to fulfill their purpose, such request to be presented with the recommendations of the Advisory Board.
Any board or officer in charge of a department may with the approval of the Selectmen sell any personal property or material not required by said department. If the value of said property exceeds $1,000, the approval of the Selectmen shall not be given unless the property has been appraised by a disinterested competent person and unless notice of sale has been given by publication at least one week before the sale in a newspaper of general circulation in the Town.
The Selectmen may accept, from time to time, in behalf of the Town of Norwell, gifts of land and interests in land for the following purposes: walkway and sidewalk purposes, storm drainage and above- and below-ground drainage purposes, for slope maintenance purposes, for the purpose of rounding street corners and for any purpose approved by the Planning Board and shown on a plan approved by the Planning Board under MGL c. 41, §§ 81K to 81Y, inclusive.
No vehicle shall be allowed on any Town landing without a permit issued under the direction of the Board of Selectmen.
[Added 5-6-2013 ATM (formerly designated Art. XV, § 18)]
Intent and purpose. This bylaw is proposed for the purpose of providing a single, uniform policy with respect to flying the American Flag on Town of Norwell public buildings and property that is consistent with Title 4 of the United States Code. Additionally it establishes the American Flag as sovereign by prohibiting the display or flying of another nation's flag including the United Nations.
Flying of the American Flag on Town of Norwell public buildings and property shall be governed solely in accordance with Title 4 of the United States Code.