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 forty E to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the General Laws, the commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized and directed to lease to the town of Framingham or its designee for a term of ninety-nine years and upon such other terms as the parties agree the following parcel of land:
The land in the town of Framingham, containing twenty-nine acres, more or less, situated on Merchant Road, bounded on the west by land described as Parcel One in section two of chapter twenty-one of the acts of nineteen hundred and ninety-three, to the north along Course Brook and land described in section one of said chapter twenty-one and by land owned by the commonwealth and formerly used by the Massachusetts Correctional Institution, Framingham, to the east by Merchant Road, and to the southeast by the property line of Hodder Cottage including the land consisting of three acres, more or less, owned by the commonwealth, and to the south by the Framingham-Sherborn town line.
Said parcel is the parcel described as Parcel two in section two of said chapter twenty-one of the acts of nineteen hundred and ninety-three, and is the parcel formerly conveyed to the town of Framingham under the provisions of section three of chapter four hundred and nineteen of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-five.
SECTION 2. The parcel of land described in section one shall be used for recreational purposes only and, in the event said parcel of land ceases to be used at any time for recreational purposes, said parcel of land shall revert to the care and control of the division of capital planning and operations and any further disposition of said parcel of land shall be subject to the provisions of sections forty E to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. The lease price paid by the town of Framingham or its designee for said parcel shall be the full and fair market value of the property as determined by independent appraisal, for its use as described herein. The inspector general shall review and approve such appraisal and such review shall include a review of the methodology utilized for such appraisal. Said inspector general shall prepare a report of his review and file said report with the commissioner for submission to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the chairmen of the joint committee on state administration in accordance with the provisions of section six. Said town of Framingham or its designee shall pay such lease price in accordance with the terms of the agreement.
SECTION 4. The town of Framingham or its designee shall be responsible for any costs for appraisals, surveys, and other expenses relating to the transfer of property authorized by section one, or for any costs and expenses of any nature and kind for its development or for its maintenance.
SECTION 5. The lease price paid pursuant to section one shall be deposited in the General Fund of the commonwealth.
SECTION 6. The commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations shall, forty-five days before the execution of any agreement authorized by this act or any subsequent amendment thereof, submit such agreement or amendment and a report thereon to the inspector general for his review and comment. Said inspector general shall issue his review and comment within fifteen days of receipt of any agreement or amendment. Said commissioner shall submit the agreement and any subsequent amendments thereof, the reports, and the comments of said inspector general, if any, to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the chairmen of the joint committee on state administration at least fifteen days prior to execution.