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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1851         FILED ON: 6/27/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1847

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael J. Rodrigues

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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 authorizing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the city of Fall River.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Alan Silvia

7th Bristol


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1851        FILED ON: 6/27/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1847

By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Alan Silvia for legislation to authorize the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the city of Fall River.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act authorizing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the city of Fall River.
 

              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: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is hereby authorized to acquire by eminent domain, purchase or otherwise, certain parcels of land in Fall River described in Section 2. Parcel 29-38 is owned by the Fall River Housing Authority and is to be diverted from its present  use for housing purposes to a highway use. Parcel 29-27-C  is owned by the City of Fall River and is to be diverted from its present use as a buffer park to a highway use.

              SECTION 2:  The description of the above referenced parcels is as follows:

              Parcel 29-38 is a parcel of land supposedly owned by the Fall River Housing Authority located in Fall River, Massachusetts, bounded and described as follows:

              Beginning at a point on the northerly line of the March 26, 1963 State highway alteration (Layout No. 5311) of Route 79, said point being N 0o36’04”E and 68.44 feet distant from station 7+77.71 of Auxiliary Baseline A of the June 26, 1962 State highway layout (Layout No. 5202):

              Thence running westerly by said northerly line of the March 26, 1963 State highway layout about 115 feet,

              Thence running southwesterly by said northerly line of the March 26, 1963 State highway layout about 57 feet;

              Thence running westerly by the northerly line the aforementioned June 26, 1962 State highway layout about 0.4 feet;

              Thence running northeasterly by the 1954 City layout of Broadway about 83 feet;

              Thence running easterly by the southeasterly line of the June 26, 1962 State highway layout about 7 feet;

              Thence running northeasterly by the southeasterly line of the June 26, 1962 State highway layout about 81 feet;

              Thence running southeasterly by northeasterly line of the March 26, 1963 State highway layout about 102 feet to the point of beginning.

              The above parcel of land contains an area of about 5,440 square feet.

              Parcel 29-27-C is a parcel of land supposedly owned by the City of Fall River  located on the northerly side of Central Street in Fall River, Massachusetts, bounded and described as follows;

              Beginning at a point on the northeasterly side of Central Street, said point being N33˚02’02”E and 26.11 feet distant from station 19+81.22 of the 1941 Central Street Baseline of the 1941 City of Fall River layout:

              Thence running northwesterly by the northeasterly line of Central Street about 478 feet,

              Thence running northwesterly and northerly by the southeasterly line of Harbor Terrace about 31 feet;

              Thence running southerly and southeasterly about 30 feet;

              Thence running southeasterly a distance of about 475 feet to the point of beginning.

              The above described parcel contains an area of about 1,021 square feet.

              SECTION 3: The aforesaid parcels of land are shown on a plan dated 12/7/12 entitled, “Parcel  No. and 29--38 and 29-27-C Fall River Housing Authority Fall River MA 02720” prepared by Nitsch Engineering dated 12/7/12. This plan is on file with the Chief Engineer of the Highway Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. 

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