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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  Chapter 167 of the acts of 2012 is hereby repealed.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 Middlesex avenue parking garage, including all or part of the following parcels: 20 Middlesex avenue, identified on  Natick assessors’ map 43 as parcels 387 and 388A; 33 Summer street, identified on Natick assessors’ map 43 as parcels 388B and 388C; 42 Middlesex avenue, identified on Natick assessors’ map 43 as parcel 388D; and those portions of a town layout identified on assessors map 43, abutting parcels 43-388B, 43-388C and 43-388D 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.