[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Abington 4-3-2006 ATM by Art. 8. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Town Meetings — See Ch. 152.
Editor's Note: This Article also superseded former Ch. 155, Town Offices, derived from Ch. 2, Sec. 8, of the 1992 Town of Abington Bylaws.
[Amended 4-2-2012 ATM by Art. 15D]
The Board of Selectmen, in consultation with the Town Manager, and subject to any applicable collective bargaining agreements, shall fix the time when all Town offices and Town departments (other than those under the jurisdiction of the School Committee, Police and Fire Department, and Board of Library Trustees), having one or more full time employee to whom the Classification and Salary Plan is applicable, shall be open and the Town employees present. The School Committee, Fire and Police Chiefs, and Board of Library Trustees shall inform the Town Manager of the hours that buildings or departments over which they have jurisdiction, respectively, shall be open and Town employees present.
[Amended 6-6-2016 ATM by Art. 9]
This shall not preclude, however, the authority of a department head to assign employees to extra duty above and beyond their regular hours as set forth by the Town Manager, provided such assignment conforms with the governing statutes.
[Amended 4-2-2012 ATM by Art. 15D; 6-6-2016 ATM by Art. 9]
The Town Manager or his/her designee shall have the exclusive authority to close any Town office or department (with the exception of the public schools and the public library) for a day or a portion thereof other than regular scheduled holidays. The permanent full time employees of the Town shall be paid for such period as the offices or departments are closed by order of the Town Manager or his/her designee. The School Committee and Board of Library Trustees shall inform the Town Manager when they close any office or department over which they have jurisdiction for a day or portion thereof other than regular scheduled holidays.