SECTION 1. Notwithstanding sections 32 to 38, inclusive, of chapter 7C of the general laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of the division of capital assent management and maintenance, in consultation with the commissioner of the department of conservation and recreation may convey a 10 foot wide parcel of land located between Columbia Road and William J. Day Boulevard, running parallel to Columbia Road from Preble Circle to I Street, located in the city of Boston, which land is currently under the control and use by the department of conservation and recreation, to the city of Boston to be under the care, control and custody of the city for certain intended purposes to be more particularly described in section 3 of this act. The conveyance shall be subject to restrictions and easements of record.
SECTION 2. The department of conservation and recreation intends to convey, and the city of Boston intends to acquire, by deed with approval as to the form by their respective legal counsels, any and all fee and non-fee interests associated with the parcel authorized under this act. The city of Boston shall be responsible for survey and other expenses relating to the conveyance of the property.
SECTION 3. After closing of the authorized conveyance, the city of Boston may use the property for certain municipal purposes, including but not limited to parking for those living and visiting the subject neighborhood so as activate the open space and recreational areas adjacent thereto, provided that any such construction or use will be subject to all applicable laws and jurisdictional requirements.
SECTION 4. This act shall supersede or revoke any and all rights to the property granted or authorized by any other acts or resolves of the general court.
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