AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL PLANNING AND OPERATIONS TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND TO THE TOWN OF WRENTHAM.
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
operations is hereby authorized, notwithstanding the provisions of section 40H
of chapter 7 of the General Laws,
to convey by deed for
the consideration described
in section 2, a certain parcel of land located in the town of Wrentham,
presently under the care and control of the department of mental retardation,
to said town of Wrentham to be used for recreational and open space purposes.
Said parcel is shown on a plan of land entitled "Plan of Land in Wrentham,
Massachusetts" dated April 14, 1995 drawn by Dunn McKenzie, Inc.
The purchase price to be paid by the town of Wrentham for
parcel described in section 1 shall be the full and fair market value of the
property determined by an
independent appraisal for its use as described herein. The inspector general
shall review and approve such appraisal and such review shall include a review
of the methodology utilized for such appraisal. Said inspector general shall
prepare a report of this review and file such report with the commissioner
of capital planning and operations for
submission to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the
the joint committee on state administration in accordance with section 6. The
town of Wrentham shall pay the purchase price in accordance
with the terms of this act.
No deed conveying by or on behalf of the commonwealth the
property described in section 1 shall be valid unless such deed provides that
parcel shall be used for recreational and open space purposes.
The town of Wrentham shall assume the costs of
surveys and other expenses related to the conveyance of the property described
in section 1.
In the event the parcel described in section 1 ceases to
be used for recreational
and open space purposes at any time, said parcel shall revert to the
commonwealth upon such terms and conditions as the commissioner
of capital planning and operations may determine.
The commissioner of capital planning and
operations shall, 30 days before the execution
of any agreement authorized by this act or any subsequent amendment thereto,
submit the agreement or amendment and a report thereon to the
inspector general for his
review and comment. Said inspector general shall issue his review and comment
15 days of receipt of an agreement or amendment. Said commissioner shall
submit the agreement and any subsequent amendments thereto, the reports, and
the comments of said inspector general, if any, to the house and senate
committees on ways and means and the chairmen of the joint committee on state
administration at least 15 days prior to execution.
The purchase price paid pursuant to section 2 shall be
in the General Fund of the commonwealth.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.