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 section nineteen of chapter sixteen of the General Laws, the commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized, but subject to the provisions of sections forty E to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the General Laws, and subject to the requirements of section four and to such additional terms and conditions as said commissioner may prescribe, to convey by deed, approved as to form by the attorney general, to the north east solid waste committee, a body politic and corporate and a public instrumentality established pursuant to chapter three hundred and twenty-eight of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-eight a certain parcel of land in the town of North Andover acquired by the commonwealth pursuant to an order of taking dated June 16, 1981, and recorded with the Essex north district registry of deeds in Essex county, in Book 1513, page 158, on June twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and eighty-one, for the purpose of constructing, operating and maintaining a solid waste processing disposal facility or related facility, including facilities related to the processing, marketing or manufacture of materials recovered from solid waste and said use, on a continuing basis, being subject to the review and recommendations of the department of environmental protection on any facility planned; established or operated to achieve this purpose operated pursuant to the provisions of sections eighteen through twenty-four of chapter sixteen of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. The north east solid waste committee shall assume the costs of any appraisals, surveys and other expenses as deemed necessary by the commissioner of capital planning and operations for the conveyance of this property in accordance with section one.
SECTION 3. In consideration for the conveyance authorized in section one, the north east solid waste committee shall pay to the commonwealth a fair market value price, to be determined by one or more independent appraisals, or convey, in fee simple, a parcel or parcels of land determined by the commissioner.
SECTION 4. In the event that the parcel described in section one of this act is not used for the purpose of leasing said parcel for solid waste disposal to any person, firm or corporation or any public municipality, authority, district or entity, or is not directly used by the north east solid waste committee, for the purpose of constructing, operating and maintaining a solid waste processing disposal facility or related facility, including facilities related to the processing, marketing or manufacture of materials recovered from solid waste within five years of the effective date of this act or these uses cease at any time thereafter, said parcel shall revert to the commonwealth upon terms and conditions as the commissioner may determine.