HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4170        FILED ON: 12/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3856

By Representative Bradley of Hingham and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3856) of Garrett J. Bradley and Robert L. Hedlund (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Hingham to lease a portion of the  parcel of land known as the Bathing Beach Bathhouse for recreational purposes.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act providing for the lease and refurbishment of the Bathing Beach Bathhouse in the town of Hingham.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

The town of Hingham may authorize the Trustees of the Bathing Beach to enter into a lease of the Bathing Beach Bathhouse for a term of not more than 30 years for the purpose of refurbishing the bathhouse and opening a snack stand to increase the public enjoyment of the area and the adjacent waterfront.  The bathhouse is situated on a portion of a parcel of land located between Otis street and Hingham harbor in the town of Hingham, shown as lot 51 on assessor’s map 50. The parcel is held in trust by the Trustees of the Bathing Beach, under transfer certificate of title number 5167 issued by the Plymouth registry district and chapter 75 of the acts of 1934, as provided by deed of Louis C. Cornish dated November 21, 1916 and registered in said district as document number 936, to hold, manage and improve, as a park, bathing beach or playground for the benefit of the people of Hingham.