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 the provisions of section 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws or any other general or special law or by-law to the contrary, the town of Hardwick, acting by and through its board of selectmen, may convey to the Hardwick Farmers Co-operative Exchange, a Massachusetts corporation, for such consideration, and on such other terms and conditions as the selectmen may determine, a portion of the land described in a deed from Myron N. Ayres to the town of Hardwick dated February 22, 1911 and recorded with the Worcester district registry of deeds in Book 1957, Page 469 and known as the Paige House, subject to preservation restrictions to be established by said town.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.