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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MARTHA’S VINEYARD REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT TO LEASE A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND TO MARTHA’S VINEYARD COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. FOR A TERM OF UP TO 99 YEARS.

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.  On or after the effective date of this act and notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Martha’s Vineyard regional high school district, acting by and through its school committee, may lease for a term of up to 99 years to Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, Inc., a parcel of land situated on the north side of the Vineyard Haven-Edgartown road in the town of Oak Bluffs, located  at 111 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven road, and containing approximately 4.9 acres, such parcel consisting of an existing 3.0 acre lot currently subject to a lease to Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, Inc. dated September 16, 1986 and amended  in July of 1987 pursuant to chapter 42 of the acts of 1987, as amended by chapter 449 of the acts of 1987, and an additional 1.9 acres of land adjoining the leased lot. The lease of the entire 4.9 acre parcel pursuant to this section shall be on terms satisfactory to the school committee of the Martha’s Vineyard regional high school district. The Martha’s Vineyard regional high school district, acting by and through its school committee, may from time to time enter into amendments of such lease and may grant consents, licenses and easements and enter into other ancillary agreements related to such lease or related to improvements to existing facilities or to the construction of facilities on such parcel by Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, Inc., all on terms satisfactory to the school committee. 

SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, January 9, 2019.