AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF STURBRIDGE TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND.
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 board of selectmen of the town of Sturbridge may transfer the care, custody and control of a certain parcel of land owned by the town and held for educational purposes to the board for the purpose of conveyance to an abutting property owner. The property is located on an L-shaped portion of town-owned land located at 45 Burgess School road in the town of Sturbridge and is described in an order of taking recorded with the Worcester south district registry of deeds in book 4350 at page 324. The parcel, shown on a sketch entitled “Land Swap Study” dated December 16, 2009 and on file in the office of the town clerk, contains 22,340 square feet, more or less, is no longer needed by the town for educational purposes or any other public purposes and is surplus property. The parcel shall be conveyed subject to a drainage easement for the benefit of the town of Sturbridge.
SECTION 2. In consideration for the conveyance authorized in section 1, the grantees shall convey to the board of selectmen of the town of Sturbridge for completion of the Burgess Elementary School project a square-shaped parcel of land, containing approximately 11,157 square feet, lying to the north of the grantees’ property at 408 Main street near the southwest corner of land of the town of Sturbridge. The parcel to be conveyed to the board of selectmen by the grantees is shown on the sketch described in section 1 and is a portion of the parcel of land identified in the assessors’ office in the town of Sturbridge as parcel number 415-02446-408. The consideration for the conveyance authorized in section 1 shall include such other terms and conditions as the board of selectmen deems appropriate.
SECTION 3. The board of selectmen of the town of Sturbridge and the grantees shall take all actions they deem necessary or advisable in their sole discretion to carry out the conveyances and the grant of the drainage easement as set forth in sections 1 and 2, including, without limitation, the execution of any and all documents relative thereto.
Approved, July 6, 2011.