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  • Acts
  • 1997
  • Chapter 26 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PARK LAND IN THE TOWN OF WESTMINSTER.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. The city of Fitchburg is hereby authorized to convey a certain parcel of watershed land, owned by said city of Fitchburg and located in the town of Westminster, to said town for park purposes. Said parcel is known as the city's "Smith Reservoir" property, as more particularly described by three deeds to the city of Fitchburg, namely; deed of William H. Parks, dated April 23, 1892 and recorded in the northern district registry of deeds for Worcester county in Book 54, Page 430; deed of Martha D. Woodetals, dated December 21, 1903 and recorded in the northern district registry of deeds for Worcester county in Book 178, Page 520; and deed of Lee R. Parker, Administrator, dated October 3, 1921 and recorded in the northern district registry of deeds for Worcester county in Book 376, Page 473; excluding therefrom land previously taken by the commonwealth for improvements to state highway route 140.

SECTION 2. The town of Westminster is hereby authorized to convey a certain parcel of park land, located in said town and owned by said town to the city of Fitchburg for the construction and operation of a water treatment plant and appurtenant facilities. Said parcel is shown as Parcel #A on Plan of Land in Westminster MA drawn for the City of Fitchburg - Regional Water Treatment Plant.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved June 20, 1997.