Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
Section 15 of chapter 275 of the acts of 1986, amended by section 2 of chapter 229 of the acts of 1995, is hereby further amended by inserting after the third paragraph the following paragraph:-
The board of health shall be elected at the annual town election. The board shall consist of 5 persons serving 3 year terms with 2 persons elected 1 year, 2 persons elected the second year and 1 person elected the third year. For the purpose of implementation, the 3 sitting members shall serve out their terms with 2 open seats being filled at the next annual election, 1 seat for 3 years and the second for 2 years.