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. Section 9 of chapter 137 of the acts of 1949 is hereby amended by striking out the fourth sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The duly elected commissioners shall annually appoint a clerk and a treasurer of the district, each for a term of 1 year.
SECTION 2. Section 9A of said chapter 137, inserted by chapter 132 of the acts of 1976, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "elected", in line 4, the following words:- or appointed.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.