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 General Laws, section five, chapter seventy-nine, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the city of Somerville is hereby authorized to sell to Tufts University certain recreation and open space land appurtenant to the Western Junior High School on Holland street in the city of Somerville, most specifically described as follows:- that land being the unimproved portion of a parcel of approximately 137,490 square feet in the western/southwestern portion of the parcel described by deed of October 25, 1867, from Davis to the Town of Somerville, recorded at Book 436, Page 1022 at the Registry of Deeds for the Southern District of Middlesex County, as shall be shown on a subdivision plan to be recorded at that same Registry, entitled City of Somerville Subdivision Plan of Land Broadway & Holland St., Scale 1"=40', March 1, 1986, John P. McMahan Commissioner of Public Works, presently on file with said city.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.