AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL PLANNING AND OPERATIONS TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND TO THE TOWNS OF NORFOLK AND WRENTHAM.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The commissioner of capital
operations is hereby authorized, notwithstanding the provisions of section 40H
of chapter 7 of the General Laws,
to convey by deed for
the consideration described
section 2, a certain parcel of land located in the towns of Norfolk and
Wrentham, presently under the care and control of the department of mental
retardation, to said towns of Norfolk and Wrentham
to be used for the construction of a police facility for the use of
said towns. Said parcel is shown on a plan of land entitled "Plan of Land off
Shears and Norfolk Streets, Wrentham and Norfolk, Mass." dated September 15,
1995, prepared by the division of capital planning and operations.
The purchase price to be paid by the towns of Norfolk and
Wrentham for the parcel described in section 1 shall be the full and fair
market value of the
property as determined by an independent appraisal for its use as described
herein. The inspector general shall review and approve such appraisal and such
review shall include a review of the methodology utilized for such appraisal.
Said inspector general shall prepare a report of this review and file such
report with the commissioner of capital planning and operations
for submission to the house and senate committees
on ways and means and the chairmen of the joint committee on state
in accordance with section 6. Said towns of Norfolk and Wrentham
shall pay the purchase price in accordance with the terms of this act.
No deed conveying by or on behalf of the commonwealth the
property described in section 1 shall be valid unless such deed provides that
the parcel shall be used for a police facility.
The towns of Norfolk and Wrentham shall pay all expenses
associated with any appraisals, surveys and other expenses relating to the
transfer of the land, and shall be responsible for all costs, liabilities and
expenses of any nature and kind for its ownership, construction, maintenance
In the event the parcel described in section 1 is not
used for a police facility
within five years of the effective date of this act or if the towns of Norfolk
and Wrentham cease to use said parcel for a police facility at any time
thereafter, said parcel shall revert to the commonwealth upon such terms and
conditions as the commissioner of capital planning and
operations may determine.
The commissioner of capital planning and
operations shall, 30 days before the execution
of any agreement authorized by this act or any subsequent amendment thereto,
submit the agreement or amendment and a report thereon to the inspector general
for his review and comment. Said inspector general shall issue his review and
within 15 days of receipt of any agreement or amendment. Said
shall submit the agreement and any subsequent amendments thereto, the reports
and the comments of said inspector general, if any, to the house and senate
committees on ways and means and the chairmen of the joint committee on state
administration at least 15 days prior to execution.
The purchase price paid pursuant to section 2 shall be
deposited in the General Fund of the commonwealth.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.