Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 1 of chapter 41 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the treasurer of the town of Boxborough shall be appointed by the board of selectmen of said town for a term not to exceed three years and the person so appointed, who need not be a resident of said town, shall have all of the powers and duties vested in town treasurers by the General Laws.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 1, the incumbent in the office of treasurer, upon the effective date of this act, shall continue to hold said office and to perform the duties thereof until the expiration of his term and the appointment of a treasurer unless said office is sooner vacated.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.