Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section three of chapter seven hundred and fifty-nine of the acts of nineteen hundred and seventy-nine, the city of Pittsfield is hereby authorized to utilize a certain parcel of land, previously conveyed by the department of mental health to the city of Pittsfield pursuant to section one of said chapter seven hundred and fifty-nine, for the purpose of developing affordable residential housing. Said parcel is shown as a parcel of 10.582 acres on a plan of land entitled "Survey of Land in Pittsfield, Mass. prepared for the City of Pittsfield" prepared by Dennis C. Drumm & Associates, dated June 14, 1989 which is on file in the office of the Pittsfield Redevelopment Authority.
SECTION 2. Section 3 of chapter 759 of the acts of 1979 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "park", in line 2, the words:- , affordable housing.