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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

An ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NATICK TO LEASE CERTAIN TOWN-OWNED 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.  Chapter 166 of the acts of 2012 is hereby repealed.
     SECTION 2.  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 described as a municipal parking lot and which is now or formerly the site of the South avenue parking lot, including all or part of the following parcels: 5 Clarendon street, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcel 359; 7 Clarendon street, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcel 360; 32 East Central street, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcel 356A; 18 Hayes street, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcel 355; 27 South avenue, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcel 326; 37 1/2  South avenue, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcel 327; 39 South avenue, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcels 328 and 329; and 53 South avenue, identified on Natick assessors’ map 44 as parcel 330 for: (i) the construction, operation and management of a facility which shall provide residential, commercial or institutional use, or a combination of those uses consistent with the town’s goals for Natick center, and which shall provide public parking; or (ii) providing public parking as a principal use on some or all of the property. 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 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, January 29, 2016.