[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Wakefield 6-1-1992 by Art. 37 as Ch. V, Secs. 2, 4 and 6 and Ch. XII, Secs. 1 and 2 of the 1992 Bylaws; amended in its entirety 11-5-2018 RTM by Art. 17. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town Council shall have authority to prosecute, defend and compromise all litigation to which the town is a party and to employ special counsel to assist the Town Counsel whenever in its judgment necessity therefor arises and shall have custody of the law library of 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 Town Council in behalf of the Town, unless the Town shall vote otherwise.