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  • Acts
  • 2010
  • Chapter 214 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF GARDNER TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE GARDNER CONSERVATION COMMISSION.

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 city of Gardner, acting through its mayor and city council, may convey a certain parcel of land under the control and administration of the Gardner conservation commission to the Greater Gardner Industrial Foundation. The parcel 3.497 acres of land located on state highway route 2, as shown on a plan entitled and more particularly described in a “PLAN OF LAND TO BE CONVEYED BY THE CITY OF GARDNER” (Owner: Book 28116, Page 331), Gardner, MA, dated July 20, 2009, prepared by Szoc Surveyors. The parcel is further described in a deed dated November 18, 2002 to the Inhabitants of the city of Gardner, recorded in the south Worcester district registry of deeds in book 28116, page 331.

SECTION 2. In consideration for the conveyance authorized in section 1, the city of Gardner shall convey to the Gardner conservation commission a certain parcel of land acquired by the city from Wedgewood Heights Realty Trust by a deed excecuted on May 6, 2010, containing approximately 7.11 acres of land off Clark street and identified on Gardner assessors’ map LL-31, block 57E, lot 15A, which was conveyed to the city for conservation purposes. The city of Gardner has accepted the conveyance of that property by vote of the city council on June 7, 2010, and the approval by the mayor on June 8, 2010.

SECTION 3. The conveyance of the parcel described in section 1 shall be subject to the following terms and conditions:

(1) that the Greater Gardner Industrial Foundation assumes all costs related to the conveyance including, but not limited to, appraisals, surveys and legal and filing fees; and
(2) additional consideration for the conveyance shall be $7,000 which shall be used by the Gardner conservation commission to support the commission’s efforts to preserve additional open space within the city’s water supply protection districts.

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

Approved August 4, 2010