Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter five hundred and seventy-six of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-five is hereby repealed.
SECTION 2. The division of capital planning and operations, acting for and on behalf of the commonwealth, in consultation with the metropolitan district commission, subject to the provisions of sections forty E to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the General Laws, is hereby authorized to convey to Theodore H. Curtis, by deed approved as to form by the attorney general, all the right, title and interest of the commonwealth in and to certain parcels of land in the towns of Hubbardston and Princeton. Said parcels of land are bounded and described as follows:
Starting at a steel rod at a corner of walls on the easterly side of Old Colony Road, in the town of Hubbardston at land of grantee.
Thence by the northerly sideline of said Old Colony Road eleven hundred and fifty feet (1150') more or less to a steel rod set at a corner of walls at land of Richard C. Kelton.
Thence north fifty-two degrees and nine minutes east (N52<=-09'E) one hundred eighty and no tenths feet (180.0') by a stone wall of land of said Kelton to a drill hole set in a boulder at a corner of walls at land now or formerly of James McInerny et ux.
Thence south thirty-eight degrees and thirty-seven minutes east (S38<=-37') sixteen hundred and eighteen feet (1618'+) more or less by land of said McInerny to a stone bound at a wall corner.
Thence north fifty-one degrees and fifty minutes east (N51<=-50'E) five hundred and thirteen and no tenths feet (513.0'), still by a stone wall and land of said McInerny to a wall corner at land of Gordon and Jacqueline Smith.
Thence south forty-five degrees and fifty minutes east (S45<=-50'E) six hundred and forty feet (640') more or less following a stone wall and by land of said Smith to the beginning of a curve to the right in the wall.
Thence following said curve to the right still by land of said Smith ninety-five feet (95') more or less to a point in the northerly sideline of Old Colony Road. Then westerly by the northerly sideline of Old Colony Road eleven hundred feet (1100') more or less to a point at land of grantee.
Thence north fifty-one degrees and forty-eight minutes east (51<=-48') two hundred and fifty feet (250') more or less by land of grantee to a stone bound.
Thence northwesterly three hundred feet (300') more or less by a stone wall and land of grantee to a wall corner. Thence northerly thirty-six feet (36') more or less following a stone wall and land of grantee to a wall corner. Thence westerly three hundred and sixty feet (360') more or less by a stone wall and land of grantee to the point of beginning. Containing twenty and ninety-five hundredths acres (20.95ac) thirteen and three one hundredths acres (13.03ac) more or less of which are in Hubbardston and seven and ninety-two hundredths acres (7.92ac) of which are in Princeton.
A certain parcel of land located on the southerly side of Old Colony Road, in Hubbardston, and bounded and described as follows: Starting at a steel rod located on the southerly end of a stone wall, which steel rod is located approximately 400 feet westerly along said southerly sideline of Old Colony Road from the intersection of said southerly sideline of Old Colony Road and the Hubbardston-Princeton Town Line.
Thence the line runs south four degrees and thirty-eight minutes east (S4<=-38'E) fifteen and thirty-two hundredths feet, by a stone wall to a steel rod at a corner of walls.
Thence the line runs south seventy-four degrees and fourteen minutes west (S74<=-14'W) following a stone wall to a steel rod at or near the end of the wall, a distance of one hundred twenty-four and twenty-two one hundredths feet (124.22')
Thence the line continues along the same course one hundred and seventy-five and seventy-eight hundredths feet (175.78') to a point.
Thence the line runs south two degrees and fourteen minutes west (S2<=-14'W), two hundred and fifty and no hundredths feet (250.00') to a point.
Thence the line runs north sixty-two degrees and fourteen minutes east (N62<=-14E), four hundred and twenty-five feet (425.00') to a point.
Thence the line runs thirty-two degrees and fourteen minutes east (32<=-14'E) two hundred and ten feet (210') more or less to a point in the southerly side of Old Colony Road.
Thence westerly by said southerly side of Old Colony Road two hundred feet (200') more or less at the beginning.
Containing two and no tenths (2.0) acres of land all in the Town of Hubbardston.
Theodore H. Curtis, in payment for said land shall transfer to the commonwealth in fee simple, a parcel of land determined by said division and said commission to be equivalent to or in excess of the value of the land granted, or, if said division in consultation with said commission so decides, shall pay a fair market value price to be determined by one or more independent appraisals approved by the deputy commissioner of said division and the costs thereof shall be assumed by said Theodore H. Curtis.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect as of December tenth, nineteen hundred and eighty-five.