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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE NANTUCKET ISLANDS LAND BANK TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND HELD FOR OPEN SPACE, RECREATIONAL OR CONSERVATION PURPOSES TO THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET FOR OPEN SPACE, RECREATIONAL OR CONSERVATION PURPOSES.

     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 Nantucket Islands Land Bank may convey or otherwise transfer certain parcels of land situated in the town of Nantucket and described below to the town of Nantucket for open space, recreational or conservation purposes:       
          (i) assessors’ map 67, parcel 481;
          (ii) a portion of assessors’ map 67, parcel 121;
          (iii) assessors’ map 67, parcel 400;
          (iv) assessors’ map 67, parcel 401;
          (v) assessors’ map 67, parcel 402;
          (vi) assessors’ map 67, parcel 398;
          (vii) assessors’ map 67, parcel 397;
          (viii) assessors’ map 67, parcel 396;
          (ix) assessors’ map 67, parcel 395;
          (x) assessors’ map 67, parcel 394; and
          (xi) a portion of Pilot Whale lane abutting the parcels described above.
     SECTION 2.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, as a condition of the conveyances authorized in section 1, the town of Nantucket shall convey a parcel or parcels of land under the care, custody, management and control of the board of selectmen or other town board and dedicated for general municipal purposes or other purposes not subject to article 97 of the amendments to the constitution of the commonwealth of Massachusetts to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank for the purposes for which the Nantucket Islands Land Bank was created.  The parcel or parcels conveyed to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank pursuant to this section shall be of equal or greater size and value for conservation or park purposes when compared to the parcels described in section 1 and of equal or greater value, as determined by an independent appraisal or appraisals, when compared to the value of the parcels in section 1.  The conveyances authorized in this act shall meet the requirements of chapter 669 of the acts 1983.
     SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, August 9, 2016