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

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Acushnet Town Clerk of Acushnet, MA.


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 Acushnet 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, 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.


Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute

From: Acushnet Town Clerk

Good afternoon Ms. Connaughton,

In response to your public records request below the following Massachusetts General Laws were adopted by the Town of Acushnet.

C 258 S 13. Indemnification of municipal officers elected or appointed (April 6, 1981)

C 41 S 100E. Effecting insurance providing indemnity for the Board of Selectmen, etc. (April 26, 1976)

If any further information is needed or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at the number below.

Thank you,

Pamela A. Labonte, CMMC
Acushnet Town Clerk
130 Main St.
Acushnet, MA 02743
(508) 998-0215


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