AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TAXATION OF CERTAIN REAL ESTATE IN THE TOWN OF MARSHFIELD.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special
law to the contrary, the actions of the town meeting of the town of Marshfield
and the board
selectmen of said town in voting to acquire certain land for cemetery purposes
in accordance with a written agreement with William H. Couch and others dated
November 30, 1976; the actions of said board of selectmen, board of public
works and board of assessors in executing said agreement; and the actions of
said board of assessors in granting real estate tax abatements pursuant to said
agreement are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed in all respects, and as
though this act had been in full force and effect at the time of said actions.
The board of assessors of the town of Marshfield may
continue to grant real estate abatements in accordance with the
agreement described in section 1 during the lifetime of William H. Couch,
Harriet D. Couch and Sarah Thorn Couch or the surviver of them.