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Town of Nantucket, MA
Nantucket County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the 1863 Town Meeting of the Town of Nantucket, approved 9-7-1863. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All conveyances under seal which may hereafter be executed on behalf of the Town, or otherwise, shall be sealed with the Town's Common Seal and subscribed by a majority of the Board of Selectmen for the time being.
[Added 11-13-1990 STM by Art. 58, approved 3-19-1991]
The Board of Selectmen may enter into short-term leases of Town-owned property (not to exceed five years), including vacant or improved land or portions thereof, on terms and conditions it deems reasonable, without the further necessity of Town Meeting approval.[1]
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Editor's Note: All procurement procedures will be governed under the stipulations of the Uniform Procurement Act, which is Chapter 30B of the Massachusetts General Laws.
[Added 11-13-1990 STM by Art. 58, approved 3-19-1991]
The Park and Recreation Commission may enter into short-term leases, not to exceed five years, of property under its jurisdiction, control and management, including vacant or improved land, or portions thereof, on terms and conditions they deem reasonable, without the further necessity of Town Meeting approval.[1]
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Editor's Note: All procurement procedures will be governed under the stipulations of the Uniform Procurement Act, which is Chapter 30B of the Massachusetts General Laws.
[Added 4-14-1997 ATM by Art. 77, approved 8-5-1997]
All acquisitions by the Town of Nantucket, whether by purchase or by lease, of vacant or improved land outside the downtown core district, the acquisition of which is for the construction and/or renovation for use as Town offices, shall require a vote of the Town Meeting; no offices presently within the downtown core district shall be relocated to any site outside the downtown core district without a vote of the Town Meeting.
[Added 10-10-2018 STM II by Art. 3, approved 5-8-2019]
A. 
Purpose: In view of the release and spill of approximately 3,000,000 gallons of wastewater, more or less, from a sewer line during the winter of 2018, the purpose of this bylaw is to reduce the risk of future such releases and spills and to protect the Nantucket environment and the health, safety and welfare of Town residents.
B. 
Town Meeting approval of real property transfers for nongovernmental sewer use: In addition to any other requirement applicable by law with respect to state or local permits or approvals, including in addition to (and not in place of) the provisions of Chapter 396 of the Acts of 2008, and notwithstanding Chapter 46 of the Town of Nantucket Town Code or any provision of the Town of Nantucket Town Code to the contrary, no act by the Town of Nantucket to transfer, convey, or allow the use of real property owned by or under the jurisdiction or control of the Town of Nantucket, or interests therein or license thereto, however described, including grants of rights to use or occupy whether by conveyance, lease, easement, grant, transfer or license of any real property owned by or under the jurisdiction or control of the Town of Nantucket by deed, easement, grant, order, law or otherwise, including but not limited to Town street and ways, land owned by the Town, easement areas over which the Town holds an easement for sewer or other purposes, shall be authorized or approved by any Town board, commission, committee or official (the foregoing hereafter referred to as a "real property transfer"), to any private or nongovernmental person or entity for the purpose of operating or maintaining any wastewater sewer system drain, main or pumping station, whether gravity or force sewer mains, unless such real property transfer shall have first been authorized and approved by the voters by vote of Town Meeting of the Town of Nantucket.
C. 
Exemption: Nothing in the above limitation shall apply to or prevent an individual property owner from connecting, if otherwise permitted by law, to a Town of Nantucket owned and operated sewer system at the individual property owner's frontage abutting such Town of Nantucket owned and operated sewer system.