Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 558 of the acts of 1982 is hereby amended by striking out section 1 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 1. The deputy commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized, subject to the provisions of sections forty E to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the General Laws, to sell and convey by deed, approved as to form by the attorney general, two parcels of land and slope easements located in the town of Ipswich, to Essex county, subject to the requirements of sections two, three and four and to such additional terms and conditions as said deputy commissioner may prescribe, in consultation with the department of environmental management said land being described in a plan entitled, "County of Essex, Massachusetts, Plan of Land owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts located in Ipswich, Massachusetts, F. Richard Gelotti, Senior Asst. County Engineer, November 21, 1986, Scale 1" = 40' " filed in the office of the County Engineer and to be filed in the southern district registry of deeds in Essex county and more particularly described as follows:-
Parcel #1. A parcel of land located on the southerly side of Linebrook Road in the town of Ipswich and bounded northerly by Linebrook Road about 176 feet, easterly by land of the town of Ipswich about 118 feet and southerly by remaining land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts about 225 feet, said parcel containing about 11,760 square feet. Said slope easements are shown on a plan of land entitled: "Plan of Land owned by Commonwealth of Massachusetts located in Ipswich, Mass.", dated November 21, 1986, and drawn by F. Richard Gelotti, Senior Asst. which is on file in the engineer's office of Essex county.
Parcel #2. A parcel of land located southerly of Linebrook Road in the town of Ipswich and bounded northerly by land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts about 547 feet, easterly by land of the town of Ipswich about 63 feet, southerly by land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts about 548 feet and westerly by land of the town of Ipswich about 64 feet, said parcel containing about 33,000 square feet.
SECTION 2. No deed conveying by or on behalf of the commonwealth, the property described in section one, shall be valid unless such deed provides that said property shall be used for highway purposes and, that the easements for the right to grade the slopes adjacent to the highway shall be used to support and protect such highway.
SECTION 3. In the event that the property, described in section one, is not used for the purposes described in section two, or if the aforementioned purposes cease at any time, the parcels shall revert to the commonwealth under such terms and conditions as the deputy commissioner may prescribe.
SECTION 4. The recipient of said conveyance of property and easements shall assume the costs of appraisals, surveys, and other expenses as deemed necessary by the deputy commissioner for the conveyance of this property.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.