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 board of selectmen of the town of Natick may issue a request for proposals to lease for a term not to exceed 99 years, including any extension or renewal terms, the town-owned property located at 27 to 53 South avenue, which is now or formerly the site of a municipal parking lot, for the construction, operation and management of a facility which would provide residential, commercial or institutional use, or a combination of those uses, consistent with the town’s goals for Natick center, and which may provide, but shall not be required to provide, public or private parking associated with such use. The board of selectmen may then enter into a lease for the property for a term not to exceed 99 years, including any extension or renewal terms.
Any lease entered into pursuant to this act shall be subject to paragraphs (a), (b) and (g) of section 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. Chapter 181 of the acts of 1999 is hereby repealed.SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, July 27, 2012.