[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Middleborough 10-2-2017 STM by Art. 30, AG 1-18-2018, eff. 2-15-2018. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Middleborough Historical Commission (the "Commission") shall have the authority on behalf of the Town to maintain the following historic, private cemeteries in Middleborough:
Authority to maintain said cemeteries shall include maintenance of burial lots in the cemeteries. Maintenance shall be limited to materials and services provided in connection with such maintenance.
The Commission may engage one or more persons or parties to provide maintenance at the cemeteries or to make agreements on behalf of the Commission for such maintenance.
The Commission shall be authorized to expend available income from the cemetery trust funds which relate to said cemeteries and which are held by the Town Treasurer and Collector of Taxes for maintenance expenses with respect to said cemeteries; provided that the available income from a trust fund for a particular cemetery may be expended for maintenance expenses relating solely to that particular cemetery; and provided that the Commission shall not incur maintenance expenses for a particular cemetery which exceed the available income from the trust fund for the particular cemetery.