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  • Acts
  • 2004
  • Chapter 9 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DISPOSITION BY EXCHANGE OF LAND HELD FOR PRESERVATION OF NATURAL SCENIC AND OPEN QUALITIES.

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 Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. is hereby authorized, notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, to dispose, whether through merger or release, of all the interests acquired and held by it pursuant to a deed and conservation restriction dated July 29, 1977 and recorded in the Barnstable county registry of deeds in Book 2628, Page 110 for the preservation in perpetuity of a certain parcel of land in natural, scenic and open condition in conjunction with the acquisition by the town of Barnstable of said parcel for combination with additional abutting parcels, all of which are to be held together for the purposes of the development and utilization of water resources on a portion thereof and the preservation in perpetuity of the remaining and additional land in a natural, scenic and open condition under grant of a successor conservation restriction to the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc.

The land authorized to be disposed of by this act and transferred to the town of Barnstable and combined with additional adjacent land to be acquired by the town of Barnstable is more particularly described as follows:

A parcel of land described in quitclaim deed of Catherine E. Conroy to Louise F. Wynne dated November 21, 1955 recorded in the Barnstable county registry of deeds in Book 927, Page 219, quitclaim deed of Dalton C. Hall and Anne R. Hall to Louise F. Wynne dated September 12, 1964 and recorded in said registry in Book 1270, Page 59, notice of real property inventory of estate of Louise F. Wynne recorded in said registry in Book 2537, Page 174, and deed and conservation restriction from Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. to Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod, Inc. dated July 29, 1977 and recorded in said registry in Book 2628, Page 110.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved January 22, 2004.