Session Law

2014

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Chapter 215 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN PROPERTY AND TO CONVEY CERTAIN PROPERTY

     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 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Milton may acquire, for fair value as determined by the board of selectmen, from CSX Transportation, Inc., or its successors or assigns, a certain parcel of land containing approximately 1,220 square feet of land with a building thereon, which property is located at Central avenue and Eliot streets between property owned by the town of Milton and property owned by Carrick Realty Trust.
     SECTION 2.  Notwithstanding section 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws or any other general law or special law to the contrary, the town of Milton may convey to Carrick Realty Trust, or its successors or assigns on such terms as the board of selectmen deem appropriate:
     (i) the parcel described in section 1; and
     (ii) a parcel of land owned by the town of Milton, identified as 0 Central avenue, containing approximately 7,045 square feet and shown on the town of Milton assessors’ maps as section E, block 24, lot 47.
     SECTION 3.  The board of selectmen of the town of Milton may convey the property described in section 2, for a fair value as determined by the board of selectmen.  If said board of selectmen decides to dispose of the property described in said section 2 for less than the value as determined through procedures customarily accepted by the appraising professions, the board shall publish notice of its decision in the central register, explaining the reasons for its decision and disclosing the difference between such value and the price to be received.  The board may accept an appraisal of the property conducted, accepted and agreed to before the effective date of this act. 
     SECTION 4.  The authorizations contained in sections 2 and 3 shall be contingent upon the property being used for mixed residential and business development pursuant to a special permit issued by the planning board of the town of Milton pursuant to subsection J of section III of the Milton zoning by-laws.
     SECTION 5.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, August 5, 2014.