Session Law

2014

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Chapter 41 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF FALL RIVER TO USE CERTAIN PARK LAND FOR COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW CONTROL.

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 city of Fall River may use portions of the land known as Bicentennial Park in said city for combined sewer overflow control, including the construction, installation, repair, maintenance and operation of a treatment facility and pipelines for the purpose of treating, transporting and storing wastewater and storm water. The parcel of land is further described as follows:
Being a portion of the land on Davol street in the city of Fall River, the county of Bristol, and the commonwealth of Massachusetts, described in a deed recorded with the Bristol county, Fall River district registry of deeds in book 1134, Page 87;
Beginning at a point on the westerly side line of Davol street, said point being 85.61 feet northeasterly from the north west corner of Davol street and President avenue, thence turning and running;
Southwesterly along a curve to the right having a radius of 6003.00 feet with a length of 77.64 feet to a point at the northwest corner of Davol street and President avenue, thence turning and running;
Southwesterly along a curve to the right having a radius of 24.00 feet with a length of 7.97 feet to a point at the northwest corner of Davol street and President avenue, thence turning and running;
N 76º 58’ 20” W for a distance of 29.30 feet by the side line of President avenue, thence turning and running;
N 76º 58’ 20” W for a distance of 176.96 feet, by the side line of President avenue, thence turning and running;
N 21º 39’ 10” E for a distance of 80.21 feet to a point, thence turning and running;
S 70º 13’ 20” E for a distance of 64.97 feet to a point, thence turning and running;
N 19º 38’ 54” E for a distance of 57.65 feet to a point, thence turning and running;
S 70º 21’ 06” E for a distance of 27.50 feet to a point, thence turning and running;
S 19º 38’ 54” W for a distance of 28.41 feet to a point, thence turning and running;
S 70º 21’ 06” E for a distance of 111.54 feet to the point of beginning.
The parcel being described has an area of 18,759 square feet, more or less.
SECTION 2. In consideration for the change of use of the parcel described in section 1, the city of Fall River shall dedicate 10,136 square feet, more or less, of land in the city of Fall River, to be acquired from the Roman Catholic Bishop of Fall River, which shall be added to Maplewood Park as remediation for the 3,326 square feet, more or less, of land that the public will not have access to at Bicentennial Park due to the combined sewer overflow control authorized in said section 1. The remediation land is further described as follows:
Being a portion of land in the city of Fall River, the county of Bristol, and the commonwealth of Massachusetts more fully described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the northwesterly corner of the parcel described herein; thence
S 62º 01’ 19” E for a distance of 200.01 feet to a point; thence
S 27º 58’ 41” W for a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence
N 62º 26’ 15” W for a distance of 199.64 feet to a point; thence
N 27º 33’ 45” W for a distance of 51.45 feet to the point of beginning.
The parcel being described has an area of 10,136 square feet, more or less.
The parcel being described is also shown as Parcel D as shown on that certain plan of land entitled “Approval Not Required Plan of Land, Map E-22, Lots 3 & 28 in Fall River, MA” prepared for the Roman Catholic Bishop of Fall River dated April 2, 2013 by SITEC, Inc.
For the grantor’s title see: a deed dated April 27, 1961 and recorded with the Bristol county, Fall River district registry of deeds in book 753, page 71; a deed dated April 27, 1961 and recorded with the Bristol county, Fall River district registry of deeds in book 753, page 73; a deed dated April 27, 1961 and recorded with the Bristol county, Fall River district registry of deeds in book 753, page 74; a deed dated October 25, 1962 and recorded with the Bristol county, Fall River district registry of deeds in book 788, page 266; and a deed dated November 19, 1962 and recorded with the Bristol county, Fall River district registry of deeds in book 789, page 446.

Approved, March 4, 2014.