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 Lenox is hereby authorized to transfer to Aspinwall Acquisition, LLC, or its designee, a parcel of land, currently held for park and other recreational uses, shown as "Lot 1," containing 1.546 acres, more or less, on a plan of land entitled "Survey of Land in Lenox, Massachusetts Prepared for John Fontaine," dated February 26, 2019, recorded with the Berkshire middle registry of deeds in plat , # , being a portion of Kennedy Park, described in a deed recorded with the Berkshire middle registry of deeds in book 657, page 188, for consideration paid to the town of Lenox in the amount of twenty-eight thousand dollars.
SECTION 2. In consideration for the transfer of the land as provided in section 1 of this act, the town of Lenox shall dedicate to park, conservation and open space purposes a parcel of land, containing 23.28 acres, more or less, as shown on a plan entitled "Plan of Land Prepared for John G. Paladino and Emily Rechnitz, Hubbard Street & Tucker Street, Lenox MA," dated October 6, 2010, recorded with the Berkshire middle registry of deeds in plat J, #9, excepting a parcel of land shown as "Parcel A" on a plan entitled "Plan of Land Prepared for John G. Paladino and Emily Rechnitz Hubbard Street Lenox, MA," dated May 29, 2020, recorded with the Berkshire middle registry of deeds in plat R, #11, which parcel shall be subject and dedicated to the provisions of article 97 of the amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and further, the Town shall also transfer the compensation paid to the town of Lenox under section 1 of this act to the Lenox conservation commission for conservation and open space purposes.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage.
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