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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ORLEANS TO AMEND A CERTAIN CONSERVATION RESTRICTION

     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 town of Orleans, acting by and through its board of selectmen and conservation commission, may amend the conservation restriction granted to the town by Snow Realty Trust, recorded on January 5, 2001 with the Barnstable county registry of deeds in book 13472, page 176 and registered with the Barnstable registry district of the land court as document number 821,302, by releasing therefrom the land area shown as “Unrestricted Area C 40,000 + S.F.” on a plan entitled, “Exhibit Plan ‘A’ being a portion of assessors’ map 25, parcel 59 Property of SSJ Real Estate Holdings, LLC Orleans, MA” dated April 14, 2016, prepared by Coastal Engineering Co., Inc. and filed with the clerk of the town of Orleans.
     SECTION 2.  As consideration for the amendment to the conservation restriction authorized in section 1, the owner of the land shall pay the town of Orleans $200,000, and the funds shall be used by the town of Orleans to purchase land to be held under the care, custody, control and management of the conservation commission for conservation purposes pursuant to section 8C of chapter 40 of the General Laws.
     SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, August 9, 2016