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  • Acts
  • 2000
  • Chapter 95 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF FITCHBURG TO GRANT A CERTAIN CONSERVATION RESTRICTION.

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 may grant a conservation restriction in accordance with the provisions of sections 31 to 33, inclusive, of chapter 184 of the General Laws to the North County Land Trust, Inc., for land owned by the city of Fitchburg and currently used for water supply protection and control purposes consisting of two parcels of land described by deeds recorded in the Worcester district registry of deeds, Book 854, Page 87 and Book 871, Page 307, known as the Overlook Reservoir and Marshall Reservoir parcels.

SECTION 2. The North County Land Trust, Inc. is authorized to convey, and the city of Fitchburg may accept a deed from the North County Land Trust, Inc. for a parcel of land consisting of approximately 1.67 acres of land being a portion of land acquired by the North County Land Trust, Inc. by deed dated October 21, 1994, and recorded in the Worcester northern district registry of deeds, Book 2645, Page 293. The premises to be conveyed are described as "Parcel A" on the "City of Fitchburg Department of Public Works Plan of Land in Fitchburg, MA owned by North County Land Trust" dated December 22, 1999, said plan to be recorded with the deed.

SECTION 3. The city of Fitchburg may construct a water storage tank or tanks and any other structures necessary for water supply, protection or control purposes on the aforesaid 1.67 acre parcel, free from any conservation or preservation restriction on the premises subject, however, to the conservation restriction authorized by this act.

SECTION 4. The city of Fitchburg may grant a conservation restriction upon the 1.67 acre parcel to the North County Land Trust, Inc.

SECTION 5. Nothing in this act shall be construed as limiting use by the city of Fitchburg of the subject premises for water supply, protection or control purposes except as specifically provided for in the conservation restriction authorized to be granted by the city of Fitchburg to the North County Land Trust, Inc. by this act.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved June 2, 2000.