Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized, notwithstanding the provisions of sections forty E to forty J, inclusive, of chapter seven of the General Laws to sell and convey by deed, a certain parcel of land or a portion thereof located in the town of Belchertown, along with easements for the benefit of such parcel for access, drainage and utilities as deemed necessary by the commissioner to the Belchertown Housing Authority, subject to the requirements of sections two to four and to such additional terms and conditions as the commissioner may prescribe in consultation with the department of mental retardation. Said parcel is shown as Lot 65A on Assessors Map 9, prepared by Cartographic Associates, Inc., December 31, 1987 and on file in the assessors office in the town of Belchertown.
SECTION 2. The Belchertown Housing Authority shall assume the costs of appraisals, surveys, and other expenses as deemed necessary by the commissioner for the disposition of this property.
SECTION 3. 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 low income housing and housing for people with special needs.
SECTION 4. In the event that the property described in section one is not used for the purposes described in section three within five years of the effective date of this act, said property shall revert to the commonwealth under such terms and conditions as the commissioner may prescribe.
SECTION 5. Chapter 402 of the acts of 1990 is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 5. The commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized to grant access, drainage and utility easements for the benefit of the parcel of land described in section one, as deemed necessary by the commissioner, through a certain parcel of land located in the town of Belchertown to the Belchertown Housing Authority subject to such terms and conditions as the commissioner may prescribe in consultation with the department of mental retardation and, if deemed appropriate by the commissioner, subsequently to convey a fee interest in said parcel and in the land thirty feet on either side of said parcel as it currently exists, provided that the town of Belchertown has agreed to accept and maintain said parcel as a public way. All easement areas described herein are shown on a plan entitled "Plan of Proposed Easement And Right-Of-Way In Belchertown, Massachusetts Prepared For the Inhabitants Of The Town Of Belchertown" dated June 22, 1992 and prepared by Almer Huntley, Jr. & Associates, Inc.