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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2257         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3332

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky and Karen E. Spilka

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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 town of Natick to allow a lease of up to ninety-nine years for the former East School.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol, and Middlesex

Karen E. Spilka

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2257        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3332

By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator Spilka,  a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3332) of David Paul Linsky and others (by vote of the town) that the town of Natick be authorized to lease the former East School for up to ninety-nine years.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act authorizing the town of Natick to allow a lease of up to ninety-nine years for the former East School.
 

              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 Chapter 40, Section 3 of the Massachusetts General Laws, or any general or special law to the contrary, the Natick Board of Selectmen is authorized to issue a Request for Proposals to lease for a term not to exceed ninety-nine (99) years (including any extension or renewal terms) the property at 84 Oak Street in Natick, MA, which is now or formerly the site of the East School, and which would authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into a lease for said property for a term not to exceed ninety-nine (99) years (including any extension or renewal terms).

              Section 2.              The Natick Board of Selectmen is authorized to issue a Request for Proposals offering the property at 84 Oak Street for both sale and lease (such lease to be for a term not to exceed ninety-nine (99) years, including any extension or renewal terms) with said RFP providing an adequate mechanism for comparing the sale and lease options, provided that the terms of any lease or sale must be approved by a subsequent Town Meeting, and further

              Section 3.              The Natick Board of Selectmen is authorized to appropriate the sum of $25,000 from available funds, said funds to be spent under the jurisdiction of the Natick Board of Selectmen for the preparation of reports and analysis, which may include but would not be limited to appraisal services, environmental assessment, asbestos and lead paint testing and analysis, analysis of building systems and development of associated capital improvement program, advertisements and other costs necessary to effectively market the building.

              SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its passage.

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