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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 272 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN CONSERVATION LAND TO THE TOWN OF SANDWICH.

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. Notwithstanding sections 40E to 40L, inclusive, of chapter 7 of the General Laws, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the commissioner of fisheries and wildlife, may convey a certain parcel of conservation land located in the town of Sandwich for the purpose of access to existing town owned property subject to the terms and conditions of section 3. Said parcel is shown as Parcel A on a plan of land entitled "Plan of Land in Sandwich, Massachusetts, Quaker Meetinghouse Road" drawn by David C. Thuliln, PE, PLS dated December 14, 2001.

SECTION 2. In consideration of the conveyance authorized in section 1, the town of Sandwich shall convey to the commonwealth a certain parcel of land located in the town of Sandwich. Said parcel is shown as Lots 1, 2 and 3 on a plan recorded in the Barnstable registry of deeds in Plan Book 273, page 77. The appraisal values of the parcels onveyed in sections 1 and 2 shall be determined by an independent appraisal. The appraisal value of the parcel conveyed in section 2 shall be not less than the value of the parcel conveyed in section 1 as determined by the independent appraisals. The town of Sandwich shall assume all costs for appraisals, surveys and title examinations as may be required by the division of capital asset management and maintenance. The inspector general shall review and approve any such appraisal and such review shall include a review of the methodology utilized for such appraisal. The inspector general shall prepare a report of his review and file such report with the director for submission to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the chairmen of the joint committee on state administration in accordance with this section.

SECTION 3. No building or structures shall be placed on the parcel conveyed by section 1, provided, however, a driveway or roadway shall not be considered a structure.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved August 10, 2002.