Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The county commissioners of Hampdem county are hereby authorized to raise and expand a sum not exceeding four million dollars to construct and originally equip a court house to provide suitable and adequate facilities for the district court of eastern Hampden including landscaping, parking, and furnishing. Any sums received from the federal government for the purposes of this act shall be included in, and considered a part of, the total amount authorized to be expended hereunder.
SECTION 2. For the purposes authorized by section one of this act, the treasurer of Hampden county, with the approval of the county commissioners and the advisory board on county expenditures for said county, may borrow upon the credit of the county such sums as may be necessary, not exceeding, in the aggregate, four million dollars, and may issue bonds or notes of the county therefor, which shall bear on their face the words District Court of Eastern Hampden Court House Construction Loan, Act of 1987. Each authorized issue shall constitute a separate loan and such loans shall be payable in not more than twenty years from their dates. The bonds or notes shall be signed by the county treasurer and countersigned by a majority of the county commissioners. The county may sell said securities at public or private sale, upon such terms and conditions as the county commissioners may deem proper, but not for less than their par value. Indebtedness incurred hereunder shall, except as herein provided, be subject to chapter thirty-five of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.