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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4385         FILED ON: 5/15/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4103

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William C. Galvin

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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 relative to a town of Canton conservation restriction.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William C. Galvin

6th Norfolk

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4385        FILED ON: 5/15/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4103

By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4103) of William C. Galvin (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Canton.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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An act relative to a town of Canton conservation restriction.
 

              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, the town of Canton may sell, release or otherwise dispose of a portion of the property located at the intersection of Route 138 and Blue Hill River road in Canton, known as Maresfield Farm, from a portion of a conservation restriction held by the town of Canton pursuant to that certain “Grant of Conservation Easement and Declaration of Restrictive Covenants” dated March 31, 1978 and recorded at the Norfolk county registry of deeds in book 5725, page 382; provided, that the total developed area of such campus shall not exceed 25 per cent of the total land area of the property; and provided, further that the additional 5 per cent of the campus authorized to be developed pursuant to this act shall be developed only for surface parking purposes.  For the purpose of this limitation, “developed area” shall mean the area included within a continuous boundary line drawn to encircle all buildings, parking areas and paved roadways on the campus.

              SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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