AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TRANSFER OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF SHARON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The town of Sharon, acting by and through its board of
transfer a parcel of land currently used for park land and outdoor recreational
uses and under the care and control of the board of selectmen to the board of
selectmen for use as a senior center or construction of recreational buildings
and facilities or parking related and accessory to such senior center or
In consideration for the transfer authorized by this act,
the town of
Sharon, acting by and through the board of selectmen or the conservation
commission shall grant to the National Park Service, or such other designated
federal or state agency, a replacement park land restriction on the land
in section 4. The land in section 4 is of the same or comparable value
that of the land described in section 1. The transfer of the parcel in
shall be contingent upon the approval of the replacement park land being
by the secretary of the executive office of environmental affairs and the
National Park Service.
The parcel of land to be transferred in section 1
approximately 3.03 acres and is shown as parcel "N" on a plan entitled
Park Land Conversion" prepared by the town of Sharon engineering department and
is on file with the town clerk.
The parcel of land provided as replacement park land in section 2 is
known as the King Philip Rock property, containing about 91 acres of land,
acquired by the town of Sharon on June 8, 2001 pursuant to Article 11 of the May
7, 2002 annual town meeting.
The vote of the town meeting on May 13, 2002 authorizing the transfer
of land in section 1 is hereby ratified, validated and confirmed as if this act
had been in effect on the date of such vote.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.