Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to release certain land in the town of Plymouth from the operation of certain agricultural preservation restrictions, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
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. Pursuant to section 40E of chapter 7 and section 32 of chapter 184 of the General Laws, but notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the commissioner of agricultural resources may execute certificates of release of 2 agricultural restrictions in the town of Plymouth. The restrictions are as follows:-
(1) an agricultural preservation restriction held by the department of agricultural resources, recorded with the Plymouth county registry of deeds in Book 5905, Page 150, and encumbering land on Clifford road in the town of Plymouth owned by Nathan N. Withington, Trustee of Whip's Farm Trust, said land being described in a deed recorded with said registry of deeds in Book 19405, Page 272; and
(2) an agricultural preservation restriction held by the department of agricultural resources, recorded with said registry of deeds in Book 5905, Page 150, and amended by instrument recorded in Book 21466, Page 262, encumberng land on Clifford Road owned by Eel River Watershed Association, Ltd., said land being described in a deed recorded with said registry of deeds in Book 21466, Page 259;
The portions of land to be released for the agricultural preservation restriction being shown as temporary and permanent easement areas on a plan entitled: "Right of Way Plan Clifford Road, Plymouth, Massachusetts," dated October 29, 2001, revised August 20, 2003, and prepared by the department of public works engineering Division of the town of Plymouth, so that the town may acquire permanent and temporary easements for highway and drainage purposes in such easement areas.