ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
CITIES, TOWNS AND DISTRICTS
OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF CITIES, TOWNS AND DISTRICTS
Appointment upon failure of incumbents to perform duties
Section 27. If assessors, or selectmen acting as such, shall fail to perform their duties, the commissioner of revenue may appoint three or more persons to be assessors for such town, who shall be sworn, shall hold office until the offices of assessors are filled by the town, and shall receive from the town compensation as assessors.