HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3931        FILED ON: 5/2/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3692

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. Stanley

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act authorizing the town of Lincoln to exchange certain landfill property for conservation land.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Michael J. Barrett

Third Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3931        FILED ON: 5/2/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3692

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3692) of Thomas M. Stanley and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Lincoln be authorized to exchange certain parcels of conservation land.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act authorizing the town of Lincoln to exchange certain landfill property for conservation land.

 

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.  Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary and pursuant to the provisions of article 97 of the amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the town of Lincoln board of selectmen, is hereby authorized to transfer a parcel of land, currently held for active and passive recreation and open space purposes, located at the corner of Route 2A (North Great Road) and Mill Street, and shown as Assessors Map 115, Lot 19, the portion to be transferred being a parcel of land containing 309,850 square feet, more or less, approximately 7.1 acres, as shown on a plan captioned "Plan of Land in Lincoln, Massachusetts", dated 15, 1995, and recorded as Plan No. 380 of 1995 at the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds, and more particularly described in Appendix A to the "Vote of the Board of Selectman Taken at a Meeting on May 1, 1995", to the board of selectmen for general municipal purposes, including, without limitation, for active and passive recreation and closed landfill purposes, and also for the purpose of leasing said land for solar energy purposes.

SECTION 2.  In consideration for the transfer of the land as provided in section 1 of this act, the town of Lincoln board of selectmen shall acquire and/or dedicate for conservation purposes under the provisions of G.L. c.40, §8C, the property located at 100 Bedford Road, consisting of approximately 12.6 acres, more or less, which parcels are identified on the Lincoln Assessors' Maps as a portion of Parcel 127-11-0 (approximately 3.5 acres), a portion of Parcel 127-10-0 (approximately .70 acres), Parcel 127-9-0 (approximately 1.4 acres), Parcel 127-7-0 (approximately 2.8 acres), Parcel 127-6-0 (approximately .58 acres), and Parcel 127-19-0 (approximately 3.7 acres), excluding from the above land a portion (approximately 3 acres) which will be held by the board of selectmen for recreational purposes, including, without limitation, for the development of an athletic field, which parcels, except for the approximately 3 acres to be held for recreational/athletic field purposes, shall be subject and dedicated to the provisions of article 97 of the amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage.