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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY TO RELEASE AN EASEMENT UPON CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF QUINCY

         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 Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, subject to subsection (d) of section 9 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984, may release an easement on a certain parcel of land in the city of Quincy owned by Quincy Shipyard, LLC. The easement is located on a parcel situated on the southerly side of South street in the city of Quincy and is more particularly bounded and described as follows:
         Beginning at a point on the property line dividing land now or formerly of Quincy Shipyard, LLC and Fall River Marine Terminal, LLC, said point bearing S17°18'20"E a distance of 62.40 feet from the most northerly corner of said land now or formerly of Fall River Marine Terminal, LLC; thence N17°18'20"W by said land now or formerly of Fall River Marine Terminal, LLC on said line a distance of 24.01 feet to a point; thence N39°05'39"E a distance of 31.74 feet to a point; thence northeasterly curving to the right along the arc of a curve having a radius of 170 feet, an arc length of 41.03 feet to a point; thence N52°55'18"E a distance of 9.79 feet to a point; thence northeasterly curving to the right along the arc of a curve having a radius of 320 feet, an arc length of 138.82 feet to a point; thence N77°46'38"E a distance of 80.28 feet to a point; thence easterly curving to the left along the arc of a curve having a radius of 300 feet, an arc length of 76.05 feet to a point at a 20 foot wide railroad easement; thence S63°15'10"W over and across aforesaid land by a 20 foot wide railroad easement referenced in a plan entitled “Subdivision Plan of Land, Lot 7 – Fore River Shipyard” in Quincy, Mass., prepared by BSC Group, Inc. dated January 9, 2002 and last revised on April 25, 2002, a distance of 117.98 feet to a point; thence S77°46'38"W a distance of 41.32 feet to a point; thence southwesterly curving to the left along the arc of a curve having a radius of 300 feet, an arc length of 130.14 feet to a point; thence S52°55'18"W a distance of 9.79 feet to a point; thence southwesterly curving to the left along the arc of a curve having a radius of 150 feet, an arc length of 36.20 feet to a point; thence S39°05'39"W a distance of 45.03 feet to the point of beginning, the previous 12 courses and distances over and across said land now or formerly of Quincy Shipyard LLC.
         The above described parcel of land contains an area of 6,085 square feet, more or less, or 0.140 acres, more or less, and is more particularly shown as Area “D” on a plan entitled “Plan of Land, South Street in Quincy Massachusetts (Norfolk County) Fore River Shipyard” dated June 27, 2014 and prepared by BSC Group, Inc. to be recorded with the release of the easement.
         SECTION 2.  As consideration for the release of the easement authorized in section 1, Quincy Shipyard, LLC shall convey a permanent right and easement to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, the  Fore River Railroad Corporation or both containing an area of 5,872 square feet, more or less, or 0.135 acres, more or less, on a parcel situated on the southerly side of South street in the city of Quincy and is more particularly shown as easement “E” on a plan entitled “Plan of Land, South Street in Quincy Massachusetts (Norfolk County) Fore River Shipyard,” dated June 27, 2014 and prepared by BSC Group, Inc. to be recorded with the grant of the easement.

Approved, January 6, 2015.