AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HISTORIC LUCIUS CRAIN TAVERN IN THE TOWN OF HADLEY.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
Notwithstanding chapter 79 and chapter 81 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the department of highways shall for highway and historical preservation purposes provide reasonable reimbursement to the owners of the parcel at 100 West street in the town of Hadley, for the cost of relocation of the historic structure, to move the structure away from state highway Route 9, Russell street, which is to be reconstructed and widened by the department. The structure, which is listed in the state and National Registers of Historic Places, shall be moved to a location on the same parcel at 100 West street. Reimbursement by the department shall be subject to execution of an agreement between the department and the owners of the property, specifying the reimbursement amount and procedures, execution of an appropriate preservation restriction in perpetuity for the historic structure, and review and approval of the relocation plan and preservation restriction by the Massachusetts historical commission.
The structure and lot are as shown on a plan entitled ”Hadley-Russell Street- Route 9, Right of Way Plan” prepared by the Massachusetts highway department, which is on file with the right of way division of the department of highways.