AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF FORGES FIELD IN THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
For the purpose of this act, the following words shall,
unless the context requires otherwise, have the following meanings:-
"Golf course", a golf course and related facilities to be opened to the
public on a fee basis.
"Recreational facilities", facilities for active and passive recreational
uses including but not limited to fields, tennis courts, basketball courts,
playgrounds, hiking and jogging trails, open space and parking areas related
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special
law to the contrary, the town of Plymouth is hereby authorized to enter into a
lease for a term not to exceed 40 years of a park or all of the land located
in said town known as Forges Field; provided, however, that said lease shall
be subject to the provisions of section 16 of chapter 30B of the
General Laws. Said lease may provide that the lessee shall be responsible for
the design, development, construction and operation of a golf course and
recreational facilities on said land.
If the lessee is responsible for the design, development
and construction of the golf course and recreational facilities, then the
design and construction of the golf course and
recreational facilities shall be exempt from the provisions of sections 38A½
to 38O, inclusive, of chapter 7, and sections 44A to 44H, inclusive, of
of the General Laws.