AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ASHBY TO GRANT CERTAIN EASEMENTS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The town of Ashby, acting by and through its board of
selectmen, may grant easements in a certain
parcel of land located in the town, which was acquired for town common and
cemetery purposes, for a public access driveway. The use of the easements may
include the installation,
maintenance and repair of the driveway, necessary walkways and related
drainage, for the United States post office to be located on an adjacent parcel
of land and for all other lawful uses, including, but not limited to,
the granting of a permanent easement for the encroachment, if any, of buildings
and structures existing on the adjacent parcel, including, but not limited to,
the existing stairs and walkway to the common road, the extension of an
existing porch around the north side of an existing building, the construction
of stairs from the south side of the porch to the public sidewalk on state
and such temporary easements as may be necessary to make any repairs to the
buildings or structures to accommodate the post office.
easements shall disturb or affect the public's right of access to the portions
of the parcel of town land now being used and maintained as a town common or
This act shall take effect upon its passage.