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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2239        FILED ON: 8/17/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2139



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Marc R. Pacheco


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 a uthorizing a l and a cquisition f und in the t o wn of Middleborough






Marc R. Pacheco

First Plymouth and Bristol

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Stephen R. Canessa

12th Bristol

William M. Straus

10th Bristol

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act a uthorizing a l and a cquisition f und in the t own of Middleborough


              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 any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Middleborough shall deposit all roll-back taxes paid to the town pursuant to section 7 of chapter 61 section 13 of Chapter 61A, and section 8 of chapter 61B as well as all conveyance taxes paid to the town pursuant to section 12 of chapter 61A and section 7 of chapter 61B, into a special account to be known as the Land Acquisition Fund. 

SECTION 2.  Any money d eposited in the Land Acquisition Fund may be expended by the Middleborough board of selectmen upon authorization by vote of the Town Meeting to purchase the fee or other rights in land for purposes of recreation, conservation, agricultural, open space or o ther municipal use.

SECTION 3. Any income derived from the Land Acquisition Fund shall be credited to the Land Acquisition Fund.

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

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