Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The city of Revere is hereby authorized to use a certain parcel of park and playground land, located in said city for the purposes of locating and erecting a public school building and for other school purposes. Said parcel of land is bounded and described as follows:
A certain parcel of land situated on the easterly sideline of Garfield Avenue in the City of Revere, in the County of Suffolk, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, bounded and described as follows:
Beginning at the Easterly sideline of Garfield Avenue and running along said Garfield Avenue in a Northwesterly direction three hundred fourteen and 66/100 (314.66) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Southeasterly direction twenty-two (22.00) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Northeasterly direction twenty-one and 77/100 (21.77) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Southeasterly direction two hundred twenty and 47/100 (220.47) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Southeasterly direction along the approximate center line of an old creek seventy-four and 00/100 (74.00) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Easterly direction along the approximate center line of an old creek thirty-two and 00/100 (32.00) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Southerly direction nineteen and 00/100 (19.00) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Northeasterly direction along old post and rail fence seventy-five and 00/100 (75.00) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Southerly direction three hundred ninety-six and 58/100 (396.58) feet;
Thence turning and running in a Southwesterly direction three hundred eighty and 04/100 (380.04) feet to the Point of Beginning.
The above described parcel of land contains an area of 4.7 acres, more or less, and is more particularly shown on a plan entitled; "Plan of Land In Revere, Curtis Park, Merullo Field, Land To Be Transferred From The City of Revere Parks Commission To The City Of Revere School Committee September 1986", a copy of which is on file at the Department of Public Works in said city.
SECTION 2. If the city council of the city of Revere does not authorize borrowing for the construction of a public school building, or for site development in connection with the proposed construction of a public school building upon the land described in section one within three years of the passage of this act, then the park commissioners, within ninety days after the expiration of the aforementioned three year period may vote to reclaim the aforementioned land and upon filing of a certified copy of said vote with the city clerk within the time provided, such land shall revert to park and playground land under the care, custody, management and control of the park commissioners of the city of Revere.
SECTION 3. The athletic facilities to be constructed on land adjacent to the land described in section one shall be available for use by the general public subject to the provisions of section seventy-one of chapter seventy-one of the General Laws. The school committee of the city of Revere may allow the park commission of said city to exercise control of the use of athletic facilities during periods of nonschool scheduled use; provided, however, that said commission shall grant priority in the use of such facilities during periods of nonschool scheduled use to local area and neighborhood groups. Upon completion of said athletic facilities it shall be designated and known as Curtis park and Merullo field.
SECTION 4. Prior to the design of said public school and said athletic facilities, the designers shall meet with the park commissioners for the purpose of the designers documenting to said park commissioners that the designers have exercised their best efforts to replace the existing athletic facilities in both quality and size as best as possible within the design constraints of the construction of the new public school. The designers shall further document to the park commissioners that the necessary funds to construct said athletic facilities have been budgeted for as a part of the construction of said public school building.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.