Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized, notwithstanding the provisions of sections forty H and section forty I of chapter seven of the General Laws, to acquire by eminent domain under the provisions of chapter seventy-nine of the General Laws, by purchase, gift or otherwise, and the town of Framingham is hereby authorized to convey to the commonwealth acting by and through the division of capital planning and operations, a parcel of land in the town of Framingham; provided, however, that if such acquisition is by purchase the purchase price for said property shall be based on an appraisal of the value of the property for highway use by a professional appraiser using professional appraising practices. Said parcel is owned by said town and is presently used for park land purposes. The parcel is to be diverted from its present use to a highway use. Said parcel is shown as parcel 4-16-T on a plan entitled, "Plan of Framingham, Massachusetts, Middlesex County, Owned by the town of Framingham and required for Highway Purpose, Scale 1" = 20'; January 20, 1995", which shall be kept on file by the chief engineer of the department of highways.