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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


     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 any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Stow may construct and install, for the sole purpose of operating a public water supply, any structures, transmission lines, systems and facilities necessary to support a public water supply on a certain 17.69 acre parcel of land acquired by the town for conservation purposes. The parcel is identified in a deed to the town of Stow recorded on May 8, 1998 at the Middlesex southern district registry of deeds at book 28554, page 427, as Parcel A1 as shown on a plan of land entitled “Elizabeth Brook Farm, Stow, Massachusetts, Definitive Subdivision Plan Planned Conservation Development (PCD)”, prepared for Commons Development, Westford, Massachusetts, dated December, 1996, revised February 20, 1997, Scale 1”=60’, recorded with the Middlesex southern district registry of deeds as plan 420 of 1997.
     SECTION 2.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary and simultaneous with the construction and installation authorized in section 1, the town of Stow shall, pursuant to section 3 of chapter 40 of the General Laws, transfer the care, custody and control of a certain .74-acre parcel of land from the board of selectmen to the conservation commission for conservation purposes. The parcel, which abuts the police station on Great road, is identified as parcel 40 on Stow property map U-10.
     SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, June 20, 2014.