SECTION 1. Notwithstanding sections 32 to 37, inclusive, of chapter 7C of the General Laws or any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the adjutant general, may convey to the town of Bourne permanent and temporary easements in lands of the commonwealth located on Armory road known as the Bourne armory for the installation, use, maintenance, repair and replacement of a subsurface waterline. The exact boundaries of the easement areas shall be determined by the commissioner based upon a survey. The grant of the easements shall be subject to sections 2 to 4, inclusive, and to such additional terms and conditions as the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the adjutant general, may reasonably require consistent with this act.
SECTION 2. The town of Bourne shall assume all costs associated with engineering, surveys, appraisals, deed preparation and other expenses necessary to execute the conveyances authorized in this act.
SECTION 3. An independent appraisal of the fair market value and value in use of the easements described in section 1 shall be prepared in accordance with the usual and customary professional appraisal practices by a qualified appraiser commissioned by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance. Consideration for the grants of the easements pursuant to section 1 shall be the full and fair market value or the value in proposed use, whichever is greater, as determined by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance. The commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance shall submit the appraisal to the inspector general for review and comment. The inspector general shall review and approve the appraisal and the review shall include an examination of the methodology utilized for the appraisal. The inspector general shall prepare a report of such review and file the report with the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance. After receiving the report, the commissioner shall submit copies of the report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight at least 15 days prior to the execution of documents affecting the conveyances authorized in said section 1.
SECTION 4. No instrument executed pursuant to this act shall be valid unless it provides that the easements shall be used solely for the purposes described in section 1. The instruments authorized in said section 1 shall include a reversionary clause that stipulates the easements shall terminate, upon such terms and conditions as the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance may determine, if the property ceases to be used for the express purposes authorized in this act. Prior to any reversion, the commissioner shall provide notice of any violations to the town of Bourne and the town may cure the violation to the satisfaction of the division. If any interest reverts to the commonwealth, any further disposition shall be subject to sections 34 to 37, inclusive, of chapter 7C of the General Laws and the prior approval of the general court.
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