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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

[The Senate will meet at eleven o’clock A.M.]


[Joint Session will be held on
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at one o’clock P.M.]


ORDERS OF THE DAY


          

SECOND READING MATTERS.

            4. [S. 1152] Bill authorizing the town of Wareham to lease certain land (Senate, No. 1152). 2d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.] 

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

            6. [S. 23] Bill authorizing the town of Wrentham to grant 9 additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 23). 2d. [L’Italien.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            7. [S. 1131] Bill relative to the charter of the town of Sutton (Senate, No. 1131). 2d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            8. [S. 1135] Bill authorizing the town of Hubbardston to convey a certain parcel of land (Senate, No. 1135). 2d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            9. [S. 2034] Bill authorizing the appointment of retired police officers as special police officers in the city of Taunton (Senate, No. 2034). 2d. [James E. Timilty.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            10. [S. 2040] Bill relative to the appointment of special police officers in the city of Brockton (Senate, No. 2040). 2d. [James E. Timilty.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            11. [S. 2051] Bill authorizing the town of Palmer to issue one additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises at 4279 Church street (Senate, No. 2051). 2d. [L’Italien.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            12. [S. 2067] Bill establishing a town manager in the town of West Newbury (Senate, No. 2067). 2d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            13. [H. 1101] Bill (H.) relative to the membership of the Millbury Redevelopment Authority (House, No. 1101). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            14. [H. 1119] Bill (H.) authorizing the appointment of a superintendent of streets in the town of Middlefield (House, No. 1119). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            15. [H. 1120] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Boylston to sell a portion of a certain town property (House, No. 1120). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            16. [H. 2623] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Charlemont to establish a tax on commercial recreation services (House, No. 2623). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            17. [H. 2782] Bill (H.) exempting all positions in the fire department of the city of Marlborough from the civil service law (House, No. 2782). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            18. [H. 3654] Bill (H.) authorizing the City of Lowell to use certain municipal land for school purposes (House, No. 3654, changed and amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government in section 1, in line 4, by striking out the figures: “242” and inserting in place thereof the figures “243”; and in section 2, in line 12, by striking out the figures: “995” and inserting in place thereof the figures: “995”.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following:-
            “SECTION 1. (a) The city of Lowell may use approximately 18.65 acres of land owned by the city located at 512 Clark road and 512.1 Clark road in the city of Lowell currently held as athletic fields and public space, hereinafter referred to as “Clark road fields,” for the construction of a public high school and other school purposes. The land is described in deeds filed with the Middlesex county north registry of deeds in book 776, page 282, book 1661, page 343 and book 28537, page 243; provided, further that the land includes land extending into the town of Tewksbury.
            (b) The city of Lowell may use approximately 3.7 acres of land owned by the city, including the entire parcel of property located at 438 Douglas road and a portion of the property located at 424 Douglas road and 392 Douglas road in the city of Lowell currently used as a parking lot for the Cawley stadium in the city of Lowell, hereinafter referred to as “stadium parking land,” for the construction of new playing fields in connection with the school built pursuant to subsection (a). The land, respectively, is described in deeds filed with the Middlesex county north registry of deeds in: (i) book 943, page 425 and book 7471, page 347; (ii) book 859, page 20 and book 8268, page 9 and (iii) book 955, page 395 and book 2091, page 58.
            (c) If a public high school is constructed at the Clark road fields, the recreational uses provided by the Clark road fields and the stadium parking land shall be replicated in full by the designation and, if necessary, the improvement of not less than 22.35 acres of land owned by the city of Lowell, currently held for municipal purposes, except those purposes protected by article 97 of the Constitution of the commonwealth for recreational uses equivalent with the current recreational use of the property described in subsections (a) and (b).
            SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”]

            19. [H. 3689] Bill (H.) authorizing the City known as the Town of Watertown to pay the funeral and burial expenses of firefighter Joseph Toscano (House, No. 3689). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

THIRD READING MATTERS.

            20. [H. 1100] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Cambridge to use certain land used for park, playground or recreation for other municipal purposes (House, No. 1100). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            21. [H. 1429] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Boylston to continue the employment of police chief Anthony Sahagian (House, No. 1429). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            22. [H. 2780] Bill (H.) establishing the department of inspectional services and permitting in the town of Lakeville (House, No. 2780). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            23. [H. 2795] Bill (H.) relative to the town manager of the town of Shrewsbury (House, No. 2795). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]           
            [From the committee on Public Service.]