SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 85 and Chapter 30B of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the municipalities of Natick and Framingham are authorized to offer, executive agreements for, and receive revenues from the sponsorship of bridges crossing the state highways on or along the Cochituate Rail Trail.
SECTION 2. All revenues received from said sponsorships shall be used for open space and/or park purposes, including acquisition, creation, preservation, improvements, debt, and maintenance of open space and/or parks; provided, however, in the case of the town of Natick, the use of any such revenues shall first be used towards outstanding debt for acquisition of land for the Cochituate Rail Trail prior to use of such revenues for any other purpose.
SECTION 3. All revenues received from said sponsorships of a bridge across Route 9 shall be exclusively for the town of Natick.
SECTION 4. All revenues received from said sponsorships of a bridge across Route 30 shall be evenly divided between the municipalities of Natick and Framingham.
SECTION 5. The form, material and size of signage to be installed within any state layout pursuant to this act are subject to the approval and regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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