AN ACT RELATIVE TO A WATER SUPPLY EASEMENT HELD BY THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY IN THE TOWN OF SOUTHBOROUGH.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The commissioner of capital asset management and
maintenance may release a certain portion of an easement taken by the
metropolitan district water
commission dated June 13, 1927 for water supply in the town of
Southborough and recorded in the Worcester county registry of deeds book 2443,
page 41. The certain portion
be released is shown as "Area of Easement to be Excluded" on a plan entitled
Plan of Land in Southborough, Massachusetts", dated October 15, 1999 and
on October 21, 1999 by Connorstone, an N.E.I. Company. The plan shall be
recorded in the Worcester county registry of deeds as provided in section 2.
The consideration to be paid by the owner of the portion
from the release of the easement shall be the full and fair market value of
portion determined by independent appraisal, for its use as water
supply. The inspector general shall review and comment on the appraisal and
review shall include an examination of the methodology used for the appraisal.
inspector general shall prepare a report of his review and shall file the
with the commissioner of capital asset management and
and with the house and senate committees on ways and means and the
joint committee on state administration. The release of
the certain portion of the
easement and the recording of the plan of the certain portion to be released
shall be subject to terms and conditions as the commissioner of capital asset
management and maintenance shall determine.