AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ROWLEY TO LEASE CERTAIN CONSERVATION LAND.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding any general or special law to the
the town of Rowley may transfer the care, custody and control of a 26,175
square foot portion of a certain parcel of land, described in section 2, from
the Rowley conservation commission to the board of selectmen of said town for
the purpose of leasing to an FCC licensed telecommunications carrier for the
installation and maintenance of a telecommunications tower and accessory
equipment for personal wireless services.
The land to be transferred to the board of selectmen of
the town of Rowley under section 1 is described as
A 26,175 square foot portion of a certain parcel of land off Smith Lane,
Rowley, Massachusetts, said parcel identified on Rowley Assessors' Map 13, as
Lots 2 & 5 and described in a deed to the conservation commission and
recorded in the Essex registry of deeds at Book 6612, Page 521 and dated
June 25, 1979; said portion of the parcel is identified on a plan entitled
"Smith Lane Map 13 Lot 2 Smith Lane Rowley, Ma. 01969 Essex County", dated
April 6, 2004, prepared by Ronald F. Bukoski.
The town of Rowley shall dedicate a parcel of town-owned
land, equal to or larger than the parcel described in section 2, for
conservation or recreation purposes. If such dedication of such conservation
or recreation land has not occurred before, or up to 90 days after the
effective date of this act, the town of Rowley shall appropriate the proceeds
of all annual fees collected from such carrier for conservation and recreation
This act shall take effect upon its passage.