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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4027        FILED ON: 3/3/2009

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Robert L. Rice, Jr., Jennifer L. Flanagan


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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act Authorizing the City of Gardner to Convey Cer tain Park Land.






Robert L. Rice, Jr.

2nd Worcester

Jennifer L. Flanagan

Worcester and Middlesex

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act Authorizing the City of Gardner to Convey Certain Park Land.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              Voted, to petition the General Court that legislation be adopted precisely as follows.  The General Court may make clerical or editorial changes of form only to the bill, unless the Mayor and City Council approve amendments to the bill before enactment by the general Court.  The Mayor and City Cou ncil are hereby authorized to approve amendments which shall be within the scope of the general public objectives of this petition.




Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative s in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1.  The City of Gardner, acting through its mayor and city council, may convey a certain parcel of land acquired for use as a public common to the Greater Gardner Communit y Development Corporation.  Said parcel is more particularly described in ORDER OF TAKING BY EMINENT DOMAIN A PARCEL OF LAND ON CHELSEA STREET dated July 10, 1997 recorded in the Worcester county registry on Book 18985, Page 149 and shown on Plan Book 740, Plan 73 also recorded in the Worcester county registry.


SECTION 2.  The conveyance of said parcel of land shall be subject to the following terms and conditions:


1.  The premises shall be restricted to the development of not more than  four (4) dwelling units of which 100 per cent shall be subject to an affordable housing restriction acceptable to the mayor.

2.  Said dwelling units shall be sold or leased by the Greater Gardner  Community Development Corporation to individuals resident in Ga rdner, individuals with parents or siblings resident in Gardner or  individuals that work in Gardner.

SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.



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