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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE SEWER SERVICES TO A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF SHARON.

     Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to supply sewer services to a certain parcel of land in the town of Sharon, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

     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.  Subject to receipt of all approvals required under section 2 and following satisfaction of all procedures adopted by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, including the payment to the authority of an entrance fee, the authority may provide sewer services through the town of Stoughton to the parcel of property owned by Parrish Family LLC, the land with the buildings thereon, now known and numbered as 355 and 407 Bay road in the town of Sharon, consisting of 44.13 acres of land located at the intersection of Bay road and East street which is more particularly described in a plan of land entitled ‘Plan of Land in Sharon Massachusetts’ prepared for Robert E. and Stanley E. Parrish by Dunn Engineering Company, Inc., dated November 15, 1990, which is recorded in the Norfolk county registry of deeds in plan book 400, plan 514; provided, however, that discharges shall not exceed 10,000 gallons per day unless an additional volume is approved by the authority.  The authority may allow the property to be used and serviced by the sewer system to the same extent as parcels of property located within the district currently served by the authority.  All costs and expenses incurred for engineering, design and construction, inclusive of all supervision, labor, equipment and materials, relative to the sewer tie-in shall be paid by the property owner.
     SECTION 2.  The sewer connection to the town of Stoughton’s infrastructure and the provision of sewer services by the authority for any discharges shall commence only after the authority’s board of directors has voted to approve the connection after having first made the findings set forth in paragraph (c) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984 and having made such other determinations in accordance with applicable policies of the authority and after all required approvals have been received including, as applicable, the approval of the community of origin, transporting community, all other regulatory bodies where required and the authority’s advisory board.

Approved, January 11, 2017