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 the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized, subject to the provisions of sections forty E through forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the General Laws, to sell and convey by deed approved as to form by the attorney general, a certain parcel of land located in the city of Springfield, to the city of Springfield under the care and control of Springfield conservation commission, subject to the requirements of section two and to such terms and conditions as the deputy commissioner may prescribe in consultation with the executive office of human services, said land being bounded and described as follows:
A certain parcel of land located on the southerly line of Wilbraham Road, Springfield, Hampden County, bounded and described as follows.
Beginning at a concrete bound on the southerly line of Wilbraham Road, said point being the northeasterly corner of the premises herein described;
thence S 04 57'42", by land now or formerly of Samuel A. Andrews et al, 1000.06 feet to an iron pin;
thence N 88 16'34" E by last named land, 196.61 feet to a point;
thence S 00 29'53" W, 552.93' to a concrete bound;
thence S 86 30'56" W, 385.00' to a concrete bound;
thence N 12 41'51" W, 325.00' to a concrete bound;
thence S 75 27'03" W, 380.00' to a concrete bound found on the northeasterly line of Tinkham Road;
the last four lines being by land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts;
thence N 27 22'36" W along the northeasterly line of Tinkham Road, 209.97' to a concrete bound;
thence N 35 35'22" W, continuing along the northeasterly line of Tinkham Road, 27.76 feet to an iron pin;
thence N 05 20'33" W, by land of several parties 778.74' to an iron pin;
thence N 84 11'45" E, by land now or formerly of Augustus J. Lococo III et ux, following the line of a page wire fence, 222.30' to an iron pin;
thence N 05 48'15" W, continuing by last named land and following the line of said fence, 285.00' to a concrete bound found on the southerly line of Wilbraham Road;
thence N 84 11'45" E, along the southerly line of Wilbraham Road, 540.98' to the point of beginning.
The above described parcel of land contains 24.116 acres and is further shown on a plan entitled "Plan of Land in Springfield, Massachusetts, being a subdivision of Land Court Plan No. 30070-A, dated April 15, 1985, scale: 1" : 100', by Heritage Surveyors, Bruce A. Coombs, R.L.S., College Highway, Southampton, Massachusetts.
Being a part of the premises conveyed to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Youth Services by deed of The Good Shepherd Assoc. of Springfield, Mass., dated May 19, 1982, and filed with Certificate of Title #20402 in the Registered Land Section of the Hampden County registry of deeds in the county of Hampden.
SECTION 2. No deed conveyed by or on behalf of the commonwealth concerning the property described in section one shall be valid unless the deed provides that the property shall be used for open space conservation and ancillary recreation uses solely. In the event that the above described parcel is not used for the purposes described in this section, the parcel shall revert to the commonwealth under such terms and conditions as the deputy commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations may prescribe.