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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LINCOLN TO EXCHANGE CERTAIN LANDFILL PROPERTY FOR CONSERVATION LAND

     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 board of selectmen of the town of Lincoln may transfer a parcel of land currently held for active and passive recreation and open space purposes to the board of selectmen to be used for general municipal purposes which shall include, but not be limited to, active and passive recreation and closed landfill purposes and for the leasing of the land for solar energy purposes. The parcel is located at the corner of state highway route 2A and Mill street and is shown as lot 19 on assessors’ map 115.  The portion of the parcel to be transferred contains 309,850 square feet, more or less, which is approximately 7.1 acres, and is shown on a plan of land entitled “Plan of Land in Lincoln, Massachusetts”, dated March 15, 1995 and recorded as plan number 380 of 1995 in the Middlesex southern district registry of deeds. The parcel is more particularly described in Appendix A to the “Vote of the Board of Selectmen Taken at a Meeting on May 1, 1995” which is recorded in the Middlesex southern district registry of deeds in book 25347, page 046.     
    SECTION 2.  As consideration for the transfer authorized in section 1, the board of selectmen of the town of Lincoln shall acquire and dedicate for conservation purposes pursuant to section 8C of chapter 40 of the General Laws and Article 97 of the Amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth the property located at 100 Bedford road consisting of approximately 12.6 acres, more or less, and identified on the town of Lincoln assessors' maps as a portion of parcel 127-11-0 which is approximately 3.5 acres, a portion of parcel 127-10-0 which is approximately .70 acres, parcel 127-9-0 which is approximately 1.4 acres, parcel 127-7-0 which is approximately 2.8 acres, parcel 127-6-0 which is approximately .58 acres and parcel 127-19-0 which is approximately 3.7 acres; provided, however, that  approximately 3 acres of the land described shall be held by the board of selectmen for recreational purposes which shall include, but not be limited to, for the development of an athletic field.
    SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, October 5, 2017