AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF CHELMSFORD TO CONVEY CERTAIN CONSERVATION LAND AND GRANT CERTAIN EASEMENTS.
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 town of Chelmsford may convey to the Chelmsford Water District for water supply purposes a certain parcel of land shown as “Parcel W” on a plan entitled “Approval Not Required Plan, Map 102, Lots 357-6, 357-8 and 357-14,” dated July 31, 2009, revised on September 30, 2009, prepared by Meisner Brem Corporation, containing 4.17 acres, more or less, according to the plan and may grant a permanent, nonexclusive access and utility easement over a 40-foot wide right-of-way shown as “Easement Area A” and “Easement Area B” on the plan, with such easement areas remaining under the care, custody and control of the Chelmsford conservation commission. Parcel W and the easement areas comprise a portion of the land conveyed to the town of Chelmsford by deed recorded in the Middlesex north district registry of deeds in book 2329, page 302, and held by the Chelmsford conservation commission for conservation and passive recreational purposes. The conveyance of land and grant of easements shall be on such terms and conditions, and for such consideration, including nominal consideration, as the board of selectmen may deem appropriate.
SECTION 2. In consideration for the conveyance of land and grant of easements authorized in section 1, the Chelmsford Water District shall convey to the town of Chelmsford, acting by and through its conservation commission, for conservation and passive recreational purposes, the parcels of land shown as “Open Space Parcel A” and “Open Space Parcel B” on a plan entitled “Hillside Lane Extension ‘Definitive Plan’ for Subdivision in Chelmsford, MA,” dated July 1, 1993, revised through February 11, 1994, prepared for Pearson-Dedick, Inc. of Lowell, MA recorded with the Middlesex north district registry of deeds in plan book 186, page 1, containing 4.43 acres, more or less, according to the plan and shall grant a permanent, nonexclusive access and utility easement over the 40-foot wide right-of-way shown on the plan as “Reservoir Road (40' width - Paper Street)”. The easement area shall remain under the care, custody and control of the Chelmsford Water District. The parcels and easement are further described in a deed recorded with the Middlesex north district registry of deeds in book 7184, page 183.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, June 3, 2010.