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  • Acts
  • 2006
  • Chapter 274 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHREWSBURY TO EXCHANGE CERTAIN LAND.

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to amend the law establishing the Northern Berkshire Industrial Park and Development Corporation, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

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. Notwithstanding section 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Shrewsbury may, subject to and in consideration of the conveyance described in section 2, convey to the Worcester Business Development Corporation, a nonprofit business development corporation, a certain parcel of land acquired by the town of Shrewsbury by tax title, shown on a plan entitled “Plan of Land in the town of Grafton and the town of Shrewsbury, Worcester County, owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts prepared for the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance”, dated March 30, 2005, prepared by Bryant Associates, Inc. and recorded in Worcester county registry of deeds, book 4791, page 271, bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at the northeasterly corner of said parcel at a corner now or formerly of land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and at land now or formerly of the New England Power Company at the center of a stone bound, thence running:

S 15°-38’-09” E by said land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts a distance of 702.96 feet to a corner, thence turning and running;

S 74°-58’-22” W by said land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts a distance of 330.89 feet to a corner at land now or formerly of the Worcester Business Development Corporation, thence turning and running;

N 29°-33’-41” W by said land of the Worcester Business Development Corporation a distance of 622.34 feet to a corner at land of New England Power Company, thence turning and running;

N 63°-08’-18” W by said land of New England Power Company a distance of 490.02 feet to the point of beginning.

This parcel is comprised of approximately 6.1663 acres and is more particularly described on a plan entitled “Plan of Land in the Town of Grafton and the Town of Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Prepared for the Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance, scale 1”=40 ft.,” dated March 30, 2005, and Prepared by Bryant Associates, Inc.

SECTION 2. In consideration of the conveyance authorized in section 1, the corporation shall convey to the town a parcel of land with frontage on Centech boulevard owned by the corporation and shown as Lot 9-1 on a plan entitled “Subdivision Plan of Land showing proposed Lot 9-1 Assessors Map 39, Lots 2 & 9, 130 Green Street, Shrewsbury, MA owned by Carl L. Jr. & Margaret M. Hook”, prepared by Chas. H. Sells, Inc., dated October 22, 2003, and recorded in Worcester county registry of deeds, book 4791, page 271.

Approved August 22, 2006.