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 any general or special law to the contrary, if the town of West Boylston prepares an annual budget which is divided into departmental expenses and expense categories and which is further divided into line item accounts, the town may, without further town meeting approval, transfer funds among said line item accounts, if the following conditions are met:
(a) the transfers remain within the same department or budget category;
(b) the transfers are approved in advance by the board of selectmen, the finance committee and the budget manager for each department or expense category;
(c) the transfer does not exceed $5,000 for any single line item transfer; and
(d) no new employee shall be so funded.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.