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 Falmouth board of selectmen, is hereby authorized to sell a parcel of land, currently held for conservation, known as the “Farley Bog” and adjacent upland parcels located in East Falmouth, Massachusetts, including but not limited to the following parcels of land described as follows: (1) the land commonly referred to as the Farley Bog, Assessor’s Map 20 06 063 000, containing 12.5 acres more or less, lying North of the road formerly known as the Meetinghouse Road in that part of Falmouth known as Waquoit, together with the dike or dam at the South end of said bog; (2) a strip of land fifteen (15) feet in width adjacent to said bog on the South, adjoining said dike and running westerly to the southwest corner of said bog; (3) a strip of land two hundred (200) feet in width, insofar as the ownership of the town of Falmouth extends, on the west side of said bog; (4) a strip of land one hundred (100) feet in width on the north and east sides of said bog insofar as the ownership of the town of Falmouth extends, (5) any right, title or interest which the town may have in and to the stream known as Childs River extending northerly from said Farley Bog to certain bogs lying north of same and called the Garner Bogs; (6) all right, title or interest of the town of Falmouth in and to a strip of land fifty (50) feet in width along each side of said stream; (7) any swamp or bog owned by the town of Falmouth through which said stream runs, and a strip of upland fifty (50) feet in width adjacent to any swamp or bog through which said stream runs, all as further described in and as may be limited as to title within the deed dated April 29, 1981, and recorded with Barnstable County Registry of Deeds in Book 3292, Page 22, to the care, custody, management and control of the Falmouth Rod & Gun Club, Inc., for conservation, habitat improvement, and recreation purposes; and further that a conservation restriction shall be held by the town of Falmouth acting through the Falmouth Conservation Commission preserving the parcels in perpetuity for conservation and recreation uses in accordance with sections 31 to 33, inclusive, of chapter 184 of the general laws.
SECTION 2. In consideration for the transfer of the land as provided in section 1 of this act, the town of Falmouth board of selectmen shall transfer the parcel of land described above to the Falmouth Rod & Gun Club, Inc. and said parcels 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.
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