AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTPORT TO LEASE A PORTION OF THE WESTPORT TOWN FARM TO THE TRUSTEES OF RESERVATIONS.
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 Westport, acting by and through its board of selectmen, may enter into an agreement with the Trustees of Reservations to lease, for a term of 99 years, a portion of the Town Farm located at 830 Drift road in said town, for agricultural, educational and preservation purposes. The lease shall be subject to paragraphs (a), (b) and (g) of section 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws. The leasehold premises consist of approximately 39 acres and are shown on a sketch plan entitled “Westport Town Farm”, prepared on behalf of the Trustees of Reservations, and on file in the office of the town clerk.
SECTION 2. If the land subject to the lease in section 1 is used for any other purposes other than those listed in section 1, the lease shall immediately become null and void and any leasehold interest in the land shall immediately revert to the town of Westport.SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, June 17, 2010.