AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL PLANNING AND OPERATIONS TO CONVEY PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF TOPSFIELD TO THE TOWN OF TOPSFIELD.
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 to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the
General Laws, to convey by deed approved as to form by the attorney
general, a certain parcel of land located in the town of Topsfield, to the
town of Topsfield, subject to the requirements of sections two to four, inclusive,
and to such additional terms and conditions as the deputy commissioner may
prescribe in consultation with the department of youth services.
Said parcel being the same premises conveyed by the Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic,
Inc. to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by deed dated November 10, 1969,
recorded with southern district registry of deeds in the county of Essex,
November 12, 1969,
Book 5649, Page 611.
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 municipal purposes.
SECTION 3. The town shall assume the costs of appraisals,
surveys, and other expenses as deemed necessary by said deputy commissioner
for the granting of this conveyance.
SECTION 4. In the event the parcel described in section one is
not used for said purposes as described in section two within five years of
the effective date of this act, or if the town ceases to use the parcel for
such purposes thereafter, said parcel shall revert to the commonwealth upon
terms and conditions as determined by said deputy commissioner.