Town of Georgetown, MA
Essex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[The following includes a list of General Laws accepted by the Town of Georgetown.]
MGL
Ch./Sec(s).
Chapter/
Acts of
Date/
Art. No.
Subject
32, § 1-28
11-5-1946
Contributory retirement
32, § 18
3-7-1994/2
Medicare for retired employees and/or surviving spouses
32, § 77
503/1912
11-5-1912
Pensions for laborers
32B
3-9-1964/40
Contributory insurance for town employees
32B, § 7A
11-4-1985/16
Life and health insurance
32B, § 8A
5-1-1989/15
Group insurance dividend balance distribution
32B, § 10A
5-6-1985/41
Dental benefits
32B, § 11B
3-11-1968/40
Contributory insurance for elderly retired town employees
32B, § 20
5-7-2012/17
Other Post-Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund
39, § 14
346/1902
3-6-1905
Election of Moderator
39, § 23
3-6-1916
Annual Town Meeting
39, § 23D
11-13-2006/11
Voting by members of boards, committees or commissions holding adjudicatory hearings
40, § 4G
5-5-1986/31
Bidding
40, § 6B
3-3-1969/23
Uniform allowance for police
40, § 6N
5-24-1993/40
Temporary repair of private ways
40, § 8A
8-5-1968/7
Established Development and Industrial Commission of 7 members
40, § 8C
223/1957
3-5-1962/23
Conservation Commission of 7 members
40, § 8D
697/1963
3-7-1966/23
Historical Commission established
40, § 8G
6-10-1991/26
Police mutual aid program
40, § 8J
5-24-1993/43
Disability Commission
40, § 13
5-7-1979/15
Municipal Buildings Insurance Fund
40, § 17
289/1909
3-6-1916
Sprinkling of streets
40, § 22
322/1961
Police authorized to remove vehicles impeding snow removal
40, § 22F
10-28-2003/5
Fixing of fees for licenses, permits or certificates and charges for services rendered by Town
40, § 39k
12-7-1987/12
Water Department Enterprise Fund
40, § 42A-42F
3-6-1967/32
Established lien for unpaid water bills
40, § 49
105/2000
5-7-2001/16
Preparation of Town Reports on a fiscal year basis in order to correspond with Town's fiscal year
40, § 57
5-5-1986/4
Permit renewal
41, § 4A
36/1929
3-3-1930
Town board members eligible to hold their town offices
41, § 6
548/1898
1-20-1900
Use of official ballot
41, § 25A
2-25-1922
Assistant assessor authorized
41, § 55
2-25-1922
Selectmen to appoint Town Accountant
41, § 81A
3-3-1952
Subdivision Control Law accepted
41, § 81U
11-17-2008/9
Expenditure of bond or deposit proceeds to complete construction of ways and municipal services shown on approval subdivision plat
41, § 108L
5-1-1989/11
Police incentive raises and reimbursement to town
41, § 108P
10-23-2000/7
Additional compensation for certified Collector or Treasurer
41, § 111
217/1914
11-3-1914
Vacations for town employees
41, § 1001
5-3-1976/30
Indemnification of employees
43D
5-4-2009/21
Expedited permitting
44, § 35
2-25-1922;
Audit by state 4-30-1946
44, § 53D
5-2-1988/16
Park and Recreation revolving account
44, § 53D
5-4-1981/13
Park and Recreation Commission Revolving Fund
44, § 53D
6-11-1990/27
Park and Recreation revolving Fund
44, § 53E
6-11-1990/10
Budgeting for inspectors' fees
44, § 55C
11-17-2008/8
Affordable Housing Trust Fund
54, § 103A
3-7-1938
Absentee voting authorized
59, § 5, Cl. 17C
5-3-1982/27
Senior citizen tax exemption
59, § 5, Cl. 171/2C
5-1-1989/13
Surviving spouse exemption
59, § 5 C1. 17D
5-2-2005/30
Tax exemption for persons over age of 70, surviving spouses and minors who meet certain qualifications and asset requirements
59, § 5 C1. 17E
5-2-2005/30
Annual adjustment to amount of whole estate, real and personal, by an amount equal to the cost of living adjustment determined by Commissioner of Revenue
59, § 5, Cl. 41B
5-6-1985/20
Tax exemption for elderly
59, § 5 Cl. 41C
5-4-1987/10
Exemption for elderly
59, § 5K
6-12-2000/20
Persons over 60 years of age allowed to volunteer services in exchange for real property tax reduction
59, § 38
5-7-1979/26
Certain limited expenditures for repairs not to be considered in assessments
59, § 57C
10-22-1991/6
FY93 tax billing
64L, § 2(a)
5-5-2014/28
Local meals excise tax of 0.75% of gross receipts from the vendor on sale of restaurant meals
64N, § 3
5-7-2018/21
Excise tax on the retail sale of marijuana for adult use at the rate of 3%
71, § 37M
5-3-2010/25
Consolidate administrative functions of School Committee with those of Town
71, § 40
5-2-1988/37
Minimum teachers' salary
85, § 11A
Bicycle registration with Police Department
85, § 11A-C
3-5-1962/26
Bicycles
90, § 17C
5-6-2019/16
Authorization to establish speed limit of 25 miles per hour on any roadway that is not a state highway in a thickly settled or business district
90, § 18A
3-3-1969/35
Selectmen authorized to make pedestrian control regulations
94, § 120
3-6-1944
Slaughtering license fee
129, § 15
3-20-1972/32
Board of Health to appoint Inspector of Animals
129, § 15
3-20-1972/32
Inspector of Animals
136, § 4B
3-3-1953
Sunday bowling license authorized
136, § 21-25
8-29-1933
Sunday outdoor sports authorized
138, § 12B
5-3-1982/16
Alcoholic beverages licensing
138, § 33B
5-2-2011/20
Sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon on Sundays, the last Monday in May and on Christmas day or on the day following when said day occurs on a Sunday
139, § 1-3
3-7-1921
Dangerous building as nuisance
140, § 147A
6-11-1990/15
Regulation of dogs
148, § 26C
5-3-1982/13
Smoke and heat detectors in public accommodations
148, § 26E
5-2-1983/21
Smoke detectors in residential buildings
148, § 26E
6-11-1990/13
Smoke detectors in dwellings
148, § 26G
5-2-1983/22
Sprinkler systems in buildings other than those used for residential purposes
148, § 26H
5-4-1987/15
Automatic sprinklers in Boardinghouses
148, § 26I
6-11-1990/14
Automatic sprinklers
148, § 5
2-25-1922/14
Removal of fire menaces
152, § 69807/1913
3-9-1914
Workmen's compensation for town employees authorized
152, § 69435/1939
March 1940
Workmen's compensation extended to teachers
152, § 69
3-6-1956
Extend benefits to all employees except members of police or fire force regardless of nature of work
164A
5-3-1976/22
New England Power Pool
166, § 32A
3-27-2006
Wiring Electrical Inspector
227/1917
8-14-1917/3
Georgetown water system bonds
281/1918
8-14-1917/2
Georgetown water system
820/1950
7/23/1951
Pensions increased for retired employees
781/1951
3-3-1952
Pensions increased
624/1952
3-2-1953
Pensions increased
670/1955
3-5-1956
Pensions increased
40/1956
3-7-1960/18
Auto liability for Civil Defense volunteers authorized
90/1957
3-4-1957
Allowing payment of judgment against Moth Superintendent
478/1963
10-14-1963/7
Increased pension allowances for former government employees
808/1975
5-2-1977/14
Zoning Enabling Act
597/1982
5-2-1983/31
Prisoner of War license plates
194/1986
5-2-1988/15
Scholarship Fund
236/1987
12-7-1987/6
Planning Board expenditure of default funds
291/1990
3-11-1991/6
Enhanced 911 service
71/1993
5-2-1994/29
Early retirement incentive for teachers