Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. The town of Littleton, acting by and through its conservation commission may transfer a parcel of land currently used for conservation purposes and under the care and control of the conservation commission to the Littleton water department, for construction, maintenance and use of a water supply and distribution system under section 39B of chapter 40 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. In consideration for the transfer authorized by this act, the Littleton water department shall acquire land of the same or comparable value as that of the land being transferred by the conservation commission, and the department shall convey and place under the care and control of the commission this acquired land, under section 8C of chapter 40 of the General Laws. The transfer of the parcel in section 1 shall be contingent upon suitable replacement conservation land being provided, as approved by the secretary of the executive office of environmental affairs and the National Park Service.
SECTION 3. The portion of the parcel of land to be transferred in section 1 is shown as Proposed Supplementary Stand Pipe Area on a Plan of Land dated December 3, 2000 which is on file in the office of the town clerk.
SECTION 4. The vote of the town meeting on December 11, 2000 authorizing the transfer of land in section 1 is hereby ratified, validated and confirmed as if this act had been in effect on the date of such vote.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.