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 chapter three hundred and thirty-nine of the acts of nineteen hundred and twenty-five and chapter six hundred and forty-three of the acts of nineteen hundred and seventy-two or any other general or special law to the contrary, the city of Peabody is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Emhart Industries, a corporation organized under the laws of the state of Connecticut, for the disposal of sanitary waste emanating from the property currently occupied by the Bostik Division of Emhart Industries, which property is located in the town of Middleton and the city of Peabody. Said contract shall be subject to the approval of the South Essex Sewerage District Board.
Said contract may allow for the use of the system of sewer mains, or any portion thereof, belonging to the city of Peabody. The councillors of the city of Peabody shall have the authority to enter into, extend, renew, amend or alter said contract, or any part thereof in agreement with said Emhart Industries and subject to the approval of the South Essex Sewerage District Board but in no instance shall said contract or any modification to it allow for the disposal of industrial waste.
Said Emhart Industries shall pay all costs, charges, and fees arising from, or incidental to its utilizing the mains, pumping stations, and related facilities owned by or available to the city of Peabody, including:
(a) Engineering, planning and drawing fees for the design or redesign of any mains or systems necessary to carry the flow from the property.
(b) Obtaining, utilizing and protecting easements or other rights necessary for laying mains to transport sanitary waste from the property to the mains of the city of Peabody.
(c) The laying, maintaining, and servicing of the mains laid from the property to the mains of the city of Peabody.
(d) All legal, engineering or other costs and fees connected with, or incidental to, the preparation for, connection with, or operation of the connection of mains belonging to Emhart Industries to the mains of the city of Peabody.
(e) The periodic cost of operation, as determined by the city of Peabody.
(f) A contribution toward bonded indebtedness as determined by the city of Peabody.
SECTION 2. The state tax commissioner is hereby authorized and directed to certify the valuation of that property of Emhart Industries from which the sanitary waste emanates for the purpose of assessing costs by:
(1) The South Essex Sewerage District to the city of Peabody for its share of the District costs, and
(2) The city of Peabody to said Emhart Industries for periodic costs of operation.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.