General Laws of Massachusetts - Part I. Administration of the Government; Title XVI.
Public Health. Chapter 114. Cemeteries and Burials
Chapter 114: Section 27 Appointment of board of cemetery commissioners; powers and duties.
Section 27. If a town so votes under section twenty-one of chapter forty-one the selectmen shall appoint a board of cemetery commissioners to consist of three members, to be appointed for the term of three years. The commissioners shall, under the supervision and control of the selectmen, maintain the public cemeteries in the town, and shall with the approval of the selectmen, appoint such employees as are necessary to maintain such cemeteries.