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 four hundred and twenty-four of the acts of nineteen hundred and seventy-nine and chapter three hundred and thirty-two of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-one, the town of Sherborn, acting by and through its board of selectmen, is hereby authorized to use the parcel of land described in section one of said chapter four hundred and twenty-four for the following purposes:-
(a) housing for elderly persons of the commonwealth who are of low and moderate income or who are handicapped;
(b) the construction and maintenance of affordable housing for persons of the commonwealth of low or moderate income, including:
(i) low or moderate income housing units as defined in section twenty of chapter forty B of the General Laws;
(ii) local initiative units as defined in 760 Code of Massachusetts Regulations section 45.03;
(iii) municipally owned and operated affordable housing, operated by the town of Sherborn on the basis of substantial similarity with the goals and policies of local initiative programs as defined in 760 Code of Massachusetts Regulations section 45.02; and
(c) leaching or septic facilities for municipally owned buildings located off-site beyond the boundaries of said site.
SECTION 2. The town of Sherborn, acting by its board of selectmen, is hereby authorized to enter into such contracts and agreements as are necessary and desirable to accomplish the purpose of this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.