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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2263        FILED ON: 9/16/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2154

[LOCAL APPROVAL RECEIVED.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Susan C. Tucker

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act a uthorizing e asements o ver c ertain l an d in the t own of Andover.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Susan C. Tucker

Second Essex and Middlesex

Barry R. Finegold

17th Essex

Barbara A. L'Italien

18th Essex


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act a uthorizing e asements o ver c ertain l and in the t own of Andover.


 

Whereas , The deferred operation for this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to make , therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

 

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

              SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 30, Chapter 30 B, Chapter 41, and Chapter 149 of the General laws, Chapter 213 of the Acts of 2000, Chapter 372 of the Acts of 2000, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Andover and the Conservation Commission of the Town of Andover and the School Committee of the Greater Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical High School may grant and accept easements in real estate and may grant and accept conve yances of real estate lying between River Road and the Merrimack River as shown on the plan entitled  “Proposed Conveyance Plan of Land in Andover, Massachusetts,” dated April 17, 1995, Revised January 12, 2009, by Dana F. Perkins, Inc. on file in the offi ce of Town Clerk and within parcels C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K as appearing on said plan, and the final location of Parcels J and K as appearing on said plan and the final location of any e asements or conveyances within Parcels C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K as appearing on said plan shall be determined by the Board of Selectmen, the Conservation Commission and the School Committee of the Greater Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical High School in consultation and agreement with the Trustees of Phillips A cademy. 

SECTION 2. The Board of Selectmen of said Town, said Conservation Commission, and said School Committee may enter into one or more agreements or ratify any existing agreement with the Trustees of Phillips Academy, including a management agreement, upon such terms as said Board of Selectmen and said Conservation Commission deem to b e in the best interest of said T own and are mutually agreed to by the Town, the School Committee of the Greater Lawrence Regional Vocation Technical High School and the Trustees of Phillips Academy; and the agreements may include provisions for improvements to and maintenance of the real estate, and for monitoring and controlling access to the real estate mentioned in this section.

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

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