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Chapter 135 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF DEDHAM TO TRANSFER LAND FOR SENIOR CENTER PURPOSES.

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 Dedham may transfer the care, custody, management and control of a certain parcel of land, currently held for recreational purposes, from the parks and recreation commission to the board of selectmen, to be used for senior center purposes. This parcel is a portion of the Striar Property and is shown as "Parcel A 122,861 Sq. Ft 2.2 Acres" on a plan entitled "Plan of Land Showing Proposed Change in Use/Care/Custody of a Portion of 'Manor Estates,' Sprague Street, Dedham, MA", dated September 27, 2004, prepared by the Norfolk county engineering department.

SECTION 2. No document transferring care, custody, control or management of any portion of the property described in section 1 shall be valid unless such document provides that the property shall be used solely for the purposes of a senior center as described in section 1. This document shall include a reversionary clause that stipulates that the property will revert to the Dedham parks and recreation commission for public recreation purposes if the property ceases to be used for the express purposes for which it was transferred.

Approved November 18, 2005.

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