Amendment #24 to H.3920

Sullivan Courthouse

Mr. Toomey of Cambridge move that the bill be amended by inserting, in section 2, in item 1102-2009, after the word “projects”, in line 32, the following words:- “; provided further, an amount, as agreed upon by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance and the purchaser of a court facility in the city of Cambridge described in clause (ii) of subsection (b) of section 20 of chapter 304 of the acts of 2008, shall be expended to reimburse the purchaser, if the purchaser is required to reduce the height of the facility pursuant to subsection (f) of said section 20; provided further the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance may negotiate and, subject to agreement by the purchaser, fix the amount to be expended under this item for the reimbursement of a purchaser of a court facility in the city of Cambridge described in clause (ii) of subsection (b) of section 20 of chapter 304 of the acts of 2008”;



and by adding the following section:-



“Section 20 of chapter 304 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:-

(f) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, before the completion of a conveyance or transfer of a court facility in the city of Cambridge described in clause (ii) of subsection (b) pursuant to subsection (a), the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance may require the purchaser of such facility, subject to the purchaser’s approval, to reduce the height of the existing facility for the purpose of mitigating the impact of the courthouse's redevelopment on the surrounding neighborhood.”.