Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the division of capital planning and operations, for and on behalf of the commonwealth, is hereby authorized to grant a permanent easement in land located in the town of Brewster, under the control of the department of environmental management, to said town and to its water department, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a sixteen inch water main and for constructing and maintaining underground power lines along Silas road through property of the commonwealth in said town. Said easement is described as follows:
Beginning at the Nickerson State Property about 1300' from Millstone Road along Fern Lane, thence running in a southerly direction along Silas Road about 4,400 feet more or less; thence turning and running in an easterly direction along Silas Road 3,600' more or less to the Town of Brewster land and Pump Station No. 3 near Rafe Pond as shown on Assessors Maps No. 46, 43, and 32, scale 1" = 200' on file in the Assessor's Office, Town of Brewster, Massachusetts and as shown on a plan entitled Compilation of Assessor's Sheets No. 46, 43, and 32 dated February, 1984, scale 1" = 400'.
SECTION 2. In consideration for the above described easement, the town of Brewster shall supply fire hydrants along Silas road for fire protection for Nickerson state park and any security protection for said park deemed necessary by the regional forest and parks supervisor or his designee. Upon project completion, Silas road shall be returned to its original condition. The town of Brewster shall maintain said water main and power line and shall release the department from any liability caused by or incurred in its use and operation.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.