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 and section 5 of chapter 30B of the General Laws or any other general or special law or any rule, regulation or ordinance to the contrary, the city known as the town of Methuen, acting by and through the mayor and subject to approval of the city council, may lease, subject to subsections (a), (b) and (g) of section 16 of said chapter 30B, for not more than 25 years and on such terms as the mayor may determine, a portion of the Oakland Avenue School building to The Islamic Academy for Peace for community educational purposes.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, September 6 , 2011.