[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Georgetown: Article I, 3-13-1913 Annual Town Meeting (Article 3, Sections 1, 2 and 3, of the 1973 Bylaws and Regulations). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-13-1913 ATM (Article 3, Sections 1, 2 and 3 of the 1973 Bylaws and Regulations)]
The Board of Selectmen shall have full authority to employ counsel whenever, in its judgment, necessity therefor arises.
The Board of Selectmen shall have full authority, as agents of the town, to institute, prosecute and compromise suits in the name of the town, and to appear, defend and compromise suits brought against it, and to appear in proceedings before any tribunal, unless it is otherwise specially voted by the town.
Whenever it shall be necessary to execute any deed conveying land, or any other instrument required to carry into effect any vote of the town, the same shall be executed by the Selectmen or a majority of them in behalf of the town, unless the town shall otherwise vote in any special case.