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  • Acts
  • 1998
  • Chapter 202 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL PLANNING AND OPERATIONS TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF HALIFAX.

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 commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized, notwithstanding the provisions of section 40H of chapter 7 of the General Laws, to convey by deed, a certain parcel of land along Aldana road located in the town of Halifax, and under the control of the division of fisheries and wildlife, to the town of Halifax for road improvements to said Aldana road and subject to the requirements of sections 2, 3, 4 and 5 and to such additional terms and conditions as said commissioner may prescribe in consultation with the division of fisheries and wildlife.

Said parcel of land contains 0.9 acres, more or less, and is more fully shown on a plan entitled "DECREE NO. 1516, PLAN OF ALDANA ROAD IN THE TOWN OF HALIFAX; As laid out by the county Commissioners under petition of the Selectmen filed by December 17, 1985; Joseph F. Monahan, Consulting Engineer".

SECTION 2. No deed by or on behalf of the commonwealth conveying the property described in section 1 shall be valid unless such deed provides that said property shall be used for road improvements to Aldana road in the town of Halifax.

SECTION 3. The town of Halifax shall pay the costs of appraisals, surveys and other expenses deemed necessary by the commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations for the conveyance of the property described in section 1.

SECTION 4. Title to the parcel of land described in section 1 shall revert to the commonwealth, without consideration, if within five years from the effective date of this act said land is not used for the purpose stated in section 2, or if the land is used for any other purpose upon notice by the commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations.

SECTION 5. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the conveyance authorized by section 1 shall not be made unless the town of Halifax, in full consideration of said conveyance, conveys to the commonwealth, acting through the division of capital planning and operations, for use by the division of fisheries and wildlife, a certain parcel of land containing approximately 7.32 acres shown as Parcel B on a "Plan of Land on Aldana Road in Halifax, MA", dated April 22, 1991, prepared by Land Planning Engineering & Survey.

Approved July 31, 1998.