AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SUDBURY TO ENTER INTO AND TO EXTEND WIRELESS FACILITY CONTRACTS OR LEASES FOR PERIODS IN EXCESS OF 20 YEARS.
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 section 3 of chapter 40 of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Sudbury, by its town manager, with the approval of the board of selectmen, may enter into long-term leases, contracts or interests in real estate with telecommunications or holding companies in excess of 20 years for the purpose of siting, establishing or renewing wireless services facilities on town land.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding chapter 30B of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Sudbury may renew or negotiate renewal terms of existing leases, contracts or interests in real estate with telecommunications or holding companies for periods in excess of 20 years for wireless service facilities initially bid under said chapter 30B, without rebidding under said chapter 30B; provided, however, that the terms of the leases shall allow the town at its sole discretion, to acquire said wireless service facilities at the depreciated cost.SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage and without further submission to a town meeting.
Approved, December 30, 2010.