Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The charter of the town of Provincetown which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by inserting after section 4-2-6 the following section:-
Section 4-2-7. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this charter, the board of selectmen shall be the issuing authority for all fishing and shellfishing grants, permits and licenses that are issued under the provisions of chapter one hundred and thirty of the General Laws and over which the state's division of marine fisheries has any power of review or administrative control.
SECTION 2. Said charter is hereby further amended by striking out section 6-16-3 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 6-16-3. Unless otherwise provided by the vote creating a town board, the board shall consist of five regular members plus one alternate and may have two alternates when formally requested to do so by the board in question and approved of by the board of selectmen for three-year overlapping terms so arranged that the term of at least one regular member shall expire each year.