Outside Section 210
Data Current as of: 9/11/2013
(a) Notwithstanding sections 32 to 37, inclusive, of chapter 7C of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance may convey in fee simple a certain parcel of land and any improvements and structures located thereon, which is the site of the former National Guard armory, located at 44 Salisbury street in the city of Worcester bounded in part by Grove street and Salisbury street to Veterans Inc. for the construction of additional housing for homeless veterans and providing services related thereto. The exact boundaries of the parcel shall be determined by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance after the completion of a land survey. The consideration for the conveyance shall be $1. The parcel shall be conveyed by deed without warranties or representations by the commonwealth.
(b) The commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance shall establish the value of the property for both the highest and best use of the property as currently encumbered and for the purposes described in subsection (a). The commissioner shall place notification in the central register of the conveyance, the amount of such transaction and the difference between the calculated value and the price received.
(c) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Veterans Inc. shall be responsible for all costs and expenses including, but not limited to, costs associated with any engineering, appraisals, surveys and deed preparation related to the conveyance authorized in this section as such costs may be determined by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance.
(d) The deed or other instrument conveying the property described in subsection (a) to Veterans Inc. shall provide that if for any reason the property ceases to be used solely for the purposes described in said subsection (a), then following a written notice and an opportunity to cure in accordance with a procedure to be specified in the deed conveying the property and upon the recording of a notice by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance with the Worcester district registry of deeds, title to the property shall revert to the commonwealth under the care and control of the division of capital asset management and maintenance and any further disposition shall be subject to sections 32 to 37, inclusive, of chapter 7C of the General Laws.