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,
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.
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.
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.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.