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Chapter 218 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF QUINCY TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND.

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 any general or special law to the contrary, the city of Quincy, acting by or through its city council, may sell or transfer a parcel of land, located on Columbia street containing approximately 26,031 + square feet, consisting of Assessor Map 3089, Plot 10, currently used by the city for park and recreation purposes, to Brewster Family Land Trust, LLC, as trustee of 103-127 Penn Street Realty Trust, grantee, pursuant to the terms and conditions of a certain vote of the city council of the city of Quincy on May 5, 2008. The parcel is shown as Parkland Parcel 1, city of Quincy Playground on a plan entitled “Legislative Plan Showing Parkland to be Conveyed From the City of Quincy to Brewster Family Trust, LLC, as Trustee of 103-127 Penn Street Realty Trust” prepared by Coler & Colantonio, Inc., dated May 2, 2008.

SECTION 2. In consideration of the conveyance described in section 1, the city shall receive from George Brewster, individually, Brewster Family Land Trust, LLC, as trustee of 62 Columbia Realty Trust, Brewster Family Land Trust, LLC, as trustee of 68-70 Columbia Realty Trust, Brewster Family Land Trust, LLC, as trustee of 84 Columbia Street Realty Trust and Brewster Family Land Trust, LLC, as trustee of 0 Plain and Mitchell Streets Realty Trust 7 parcels of land, together containing approximately 46,072 + square feet, consisting of portions of Assessor Map 3089, Plot 9, Lot 75, Assessor Map 3089, Plot 3, Lot 147, Assessor Map 3089, Plot 4, Lot 146, Map 3089, Plot 5, Lot 145, Map 3089, Plot 6, Lot 144, Map 3089, Plot 7, Assessor Map 3089, Plot 10 and Assessor Map 3091-B, Plot 3, Lot B2. The parcels are shown on a plan entitled “Approval Not Required Plan of Land, Penn Street, Quincy, MA (Norfolk County)” prepared by Coler & Colantonio, Inc., dated May 2, 2008, as 7 parcels of land identified as Parcels P-1 through P-7. Parcels P-1 through P-7 shall be transferred to the city for park and recreation purposes. The city council shall determine whether these parcels are collectively equal to or greater than the full and fair market value of the property described in section 1, or its value in use as proposed, whichever is greater, as determined by independent appraisal. If there is a disparity in these values in favor of the grantee, the grantee shall pay a sum equal to the difference to the city of Quincy.

SECTION 3. The grantee of Parkland Parcel 1, city of Quincy playground described in section 1 shall pay for all costs of any appraisals, surveys and other
expenses for the conveyances authorized by this act as may be considered necessary by the city council.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved July 31, 2008


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