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 chapter thirty B of the General Laws, the city of Newburyport is hereby authorized to auction a certain parcel of land located in said city and after such auction to convey said parcel. Said parcel is bounded and described as follows:
A certain parcel of land situated in that part of Newburyport known as Belleville, containing 58 45/100 square rods, described as follows: Beginning at a post at the northerly corner of said parcel and at the northwesterly corner of land now or late of William M. Hopkinson and a two rod lake adjoining said land of Hopkinson and leading to High street, said post being 247 1/2 feet south 74 1/2<= west from the line of said High street, thence south 28 1/2<= east 178 1/2 feet by land of said Hopkinson and land now or late of James M. Morse to land now or late of the City of Newburyport, thence by said land of said City south 77 1/2<= west 100 feet to a stake and stones, thence north 28 1/2<= west by land now or late of Hale 153 feet to a stake and stones at the extension of said two rod lane, thence north 62<= east 96 feet to the point of beginning, together with a right of way over said Lane and extension and the right to dig up the same and lay pipes thereunder the owner of said land being bound to build and maintain all fences. Including the stand pipe and its foundations with all gates, valves, fixtures, appliances and appurtenances used or connected therewith situated upon land described in item five herein.
SECTION 2. All actions taken by the city of Newburyport at the public auction of the property described in section one held on March nineteenth, nineteen hundred and ninety-four and any conveyance made or to be made pursuant thereto are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed in all respects and as though this act had been in full force and effect at the time of said auction.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.