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Chapter 288 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY TO SUPPLY SEWER SERVICES TO CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM.

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 Water Resources Authority may provide sewer services through the Hingham Sewer District to the property located at 339 Main street, in the town of Hingham as shown on a deed recorded in the Plymouth county registry of deeds, Book 1806, Page 299, provided that the discharge shall not exceed a maximum of 1,000 gallons per day. The authority may allow the property to use and be serviced by the sewer system to the same extent as parcels of property located within the district currently served by the authority. Costs and expenses incurred for engineering, design, supervision, labor, equipment, and materials relative to the installation of such sewer tie-in shall be paid by the property owner. The work shall be performed in accordance with the specifications of the authority and the work shall be subject to inspection by the authority for the purpose of assuring compliance with specifications. The authority may assess periodic and other charges upon the owner of the property for the use of the sewer system and the provision of services related thereto as are customary and authorized under the authority’s enabling act.

SECTION 2. The provisions of sewer services by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority shall commence only after the board of directors has voted approval having first made findings as set forth in paragraph (c) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984 and having made other determinations in accordance with the applicable policies of the authority and after all required approvals have been received, including, as applicable, the approval of the community in origin, transporting community, other regulatory bodies where required, and of the advisory board of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.

Approved September 6, 2006.

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