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Chapter 149 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WEYMOUTH TO GRANT ACCESS TO ITS SEWER SYSTEM AND TO ASSESS CHARGES THEREFOR.

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 paragraph (c) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority may provide sewer services through the city known as the town of Weymouth sewer system to the property located at 105 Research Road in the town of Hingham, as shown on a deed recorded in the Plymouth county land court, certificate number LCC93472, and on assessor's MAP 206, Lot 12, currently owned by Research Road LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, provided that the discharge from the property to the sewer system shall not exceed a maximum of 2,025 gallons per day. The authority may allow the property to use and be serviced by its sewer system to the same extent as parcels of property located within the district covered by the authority, provided that the property is subject to all rules, regulations and requirements of the authority. Further, the city known as the town of Weymouth may allow the property to connect its sewer system to convey the discharge to the authority's sewer system. All costs and expenses incurred for labor and materials relative to the installation of a sewer connection from the property to the city known as the town of Weymouth sewer system shall be paid by Research Road LLC, and all work and labor shall be performed in accordance with the specifications of the authority and the city known as the town of Weymouth. The authority and the city known as the town of Weymouth may assess charges upon the owner of the property for the use of their sewer systems and for their provision of services related thereto. Except as specifically provided herein, nothing in this act shall grant that portion of the town of Hingham that is not a part of the north sewer district of Hingham the right to receive sewer services from the authority or otherwise cause that portion of the town of Hingham that is not a part of the north sewer district of Hingham to have any of the rights or obligations of the political subdivisions listed in paragraph (c) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 1, the provision of sewer services by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, through the city known as the town of Weymouth sewer system, to the property located at 105 Research road in the town of Hingham shall begin only after the authority makes findings as set forth in paragraph (c) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984 in accordance with its applicable policies, including the approval of the town of Hingham, the city known as the town of Weymouth, other regulatory bodies where required, and the authority's advisory board and board of directors.

Approved December 18, 2003.

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