Town of Georgetown, MA
Essex County
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[The following includes a list of Acts of the General Court applicable to the Town of Georgetown.]
Statutory Reference
Description of Act
Acts of 1838, C. 160
An Act to Incorporate the Town of Georgetown
Acts of 1897, C. 284
Tiny part of Boxford annexed to Georgetown
Acts of 1904, C. 253
Established boundary line between Boxford and Georgetown for its entire length
Acts of 1912, C. 715
Georgetown placed in Salisbury Beach Reservation District (See now MGL C. 132A, § 4, and C. 91, § 60)
Acts of 1914, C. 737
Georgetown authorized to sell electricity to Rowley and part of Newbury under certain conditions
Acts of 1915, C. 281
Authorizing Georgetown to supply itself with water by sale of $75,000. in bonds (Accepted 8-14-1917, Art. 2)
Acts of 1917, C. 227
Amending 1915 Act; accepted 8-14-1917, Art. 3
Acts of 1930, C. 177
Amending 1915 Act to allow sale of $150,000. in bonds
Acts of 1930, C. 355
Authorizing Special Town Meeting to vote on bonds (bonds voted 8-25-1933)
Acts of 1957, C. 154
Validating all locations of gas mains of Haverhill Gas Company
Acts of 1966, C. 682
Georgetown placed in Ipswich River Watershed District, removed from district by Acts of 1971, C. 16, effective 7-1-1911
Acts of 1963, C. 584 (MGL C. 58, §§ 13-17)
Reimbursement by state annually for loss of taxes on land of Division of Fisheries and Game
Acts of 1971, C. 631
Selectmen may appoint a three-man Board of Health, 1 member to be appointed annually for a three-year term (Board organized 1-13-1972)
Acts of 1994
Validating the proceedings of the Annual Town Election held 5-9-1994
Acts of 1995, C. 637
Recall elections
Acts of 1996, C. 61
Recall elections
Acts of 2008, C. 73
Increasing membership of the Board of Selectmen
Acts of 2008, C. 94
Establishment of Fire Department