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Chapter 30 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY OR THE TEWKSBURY CONSERVATION COMMISSION TO CONVEY CERTAIN EASEMENTS TO TENNESSEE GAS PIPELINE COMPANY IN THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY.

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. The town of Tewksbury may convey and grant by deed a permanent easement 20 feet in width lying 10 feet to the north and 10 feet to the south of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company's proposed 6 inch pipeline, more or less, in, under and through a parcel of land located in the town of Tewksbury, together with temporary work space for construction purposes no more than 25 feet wide on the southwest side of this permanent easement to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, its successors and assigns, all as shown on a plan of land entitled "Proposed Tewksbury/Andover Lateral Town of Tewksbury, Map 91, Lot 42, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Figure M91, Lot 42, Scale 1"=200'." This plan is on file with the town of Tewksbury. The right to use this temporary work space shall expire upon completion of construction and restoration.

These easements shall be used to lay, construct, maintain, operate, repair, change the size of, remove or replace the gas transmission line which shall be installed underground, together with appliances and appurtenances necessary thereto.

SECTION 2. The town of Tewksbury or the Tewksbury conservation commission may convey and grant by deed a permanent easement 20 feet in width lying 10 feet to the northeast and 10 feet to the southwest of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company's proposed 6 inch pipeline, more or less, in, under and through a parcel of land located in the town of Tewksbury, presently under the care and control of the conservation commission and used for conservation, together with temporary work space for construction purposes no more than 25 feet wide on the southwest side of said permanent easement to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, its successors and assigns, all as shown on a plan of land entitled "Proposed Tewksbury/Andover Lateral Town of Tewksbury, Map 111, Lot 34, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Figure M111, Lot 34, Scale 1"=100'." Said plan is on file with the town of Tewksbury. The right to use this temporary work space shall expire upon completion of construction and restoration.

Said easements shall be used to lay, construct, maintain, operate, repair, change the size of, remove or replace the gas transmission line which shall be installed underground, together with appliances and appurtenances necessary thereto.

SECTION 3. In consideration for the easements authorized in sections 1 and 2, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company shall pay a fair market value price to be determined by 1 or more independent appraisals with the cost of the appraisal or appraisals to be assumed by the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company.

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

Approved February 13, 2004.

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