AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COMMISSION TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN LAND ALONG THE CARSON BEACH WATERFRONT IN SOUTH BOSTON AND TO CONSTRUCT CERTAIN PARKS THEREON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The deputy commissioner of capital planning and operations
authorized, subject to the provisions of section forty F? and forty H
to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven and chapter seventy-nine of the General
Laws, to acquire, approved as to form by the attorney general, certain real
properties or any interest therein located in the part of the city of
Boston known as South Boston from an individual or entity, subject to the
requirements of section two and to such additional terms and conditions as
the deputy commissioner may prescribe, in consultation with the
Metropolitan District Commission, said property being, . . .
A) "a two hundred foot wide strip of land bounded on the ocean side by
the high water mark and running along Carson Beach, in that part of South
Boston known as South Boston from the southerly end of said beach to the
southerly boundary of the site of the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library, more
in plans on file in the department of public works and said commission".
B) "a strip of land two hundred feet wide running along Day boulevard
between Shore drive and Castle Island in said South Boston, more
specifically described in plans on file in the department of public works
and said commission".
SECTION 2. No deed conveying by or on behalf of the Commonwealth
described in section one or by any interest therein, and no lease of said
property, shall be valid unless such deed or lease provides that said
properties shall be used for an urban waterfront public park.