Adoption of G.L. Chapter 258, Section 13, or G.L. Chapter, 41, Section 100.

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Acton Town Clerk of Acton, MA .
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From: Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents which indicate the whether the Town of Acton has accepted the provisions of G.L. Chapter 258, Section 13, or the provisions of the predecessor statute, G.L. Chapter, 41, Section 100, and the date of any such acceptance.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute

From: Acton Town Clerk

Good afternoon,
Your request has been received. I will review the information and get back to you within 10 business days.
Thank you,
Tara

Clerk's Office
(978) 929-6620
clerk@actonma.gov<mailto:clerk@actonma.gov>
Town of Acton
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From: Acton Town Clerk

Hi Mary,

Here is the information that I found regarding your request. I've copied and attached the exact sections from these elections/meetings.

FORUM

YR

DATE

ART

CATEGORY

CROSS

VOTE

$ AMOUNT

OTHER NOTES

ATM

1948

03/08/48

29

GENERAL LAW

Y

CH 41, SEC 100A

INDEMIFICATION OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES FOR INJURIES

ATM

1976

04/13/76

18

GENERAL LAW

Y

CH 41, SEC 100G

ALLOWS THE TOWN TO PAY FOR FIRE & POLICE PERSONNEL BURIAL EXPENSES

ATE

1981

04/06/81

1

GENERAL LAW

Y

CH 258, SEC 13

HOLDS TOWN EMPLOYEES HARMLESS FROM DAMAGE COMPLAINTS WHILE ACTING IN THE LINE OF DUTY

Please let me know if you need anything else.
Thank you,
Tara

Clerk's Office
(978) 929-6620
clerk@actonma.gov<mailto:clerk@actonma.gov>
Town of Acton
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