History of Parcels Acquired

FITZGERALD LAKE CONSERVATION AREA

LAND ACQUISITIONS AND SOURCES OF FUNDING

 

FITZGERALD LAKE SECTION (1977)

Purchased with Mass. Self-Help Program and City funds

Protected under 301 CMR Section 7.09 of Mass. Self-Help Regulations

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 1951, Page 261             (Parcel 12-29)              154.5 acres

 

ROW TO DAM (1977)

Easement: Donation from Harold Fitzgerald

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 1993, Page 11

 

BURKE SECTION (1984 & 1989)

Gift of Dorothy Burke

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 3344, Page 284 (Parcel 12C-93)           4.72 acres

 

MARIAN STREET SECTION (1984)                                                          11.4 acres

Purchased with Mass. Self-Help funds and donation from Marian Street neighborhood

Protected under 301 CMR Section 7.09 of Mass. Self-Help Regulations

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 2521, Page 1 (Parcel 13-2)

 

PINE’S EDGE SECTION                                                                                 16 acres

Donated to City as part of Pines Edge cluster development plan

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 3557, Page 148

 

ABUZA SECTION (1993)                                                                            78 acres

Purchased with Land and Water Conservation Fund grant, city funds, and bargain sale by Richard Abuza

Protected under Section 6(f)(3) of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

(P.L. 88-578)

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 4136, Page 271 (Parcels 7-38, 7-39, 7-40)

 

CIMEK SECTION (1993)                                                                             38 acres

Purchased with Land and Water Conservation Fund grant, City funds

BBC contribution: $5,250

Protected under Section 6(f)(3) of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

(P.L. 88-578)+

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 4223, Page 145 (Parcel 7-35)

 

COOKE’S PASTURE SECTION (1994)

161.2 acres Purchased with the help of Mass. Self-Help Program, Sweet Water Trust, and Wharton Trust

BBC contribution: $16,000

Protected under 301 CMR Section 7.09 of Mass. Self-Help Regulations

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 4595, Page 134 (Parcels 12-7, 13-4)

 

TELEPHONE (Beaver) TRAIL (1994)

Telephone easement quit-claimed, donation from New England Telephone

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 4570, Pages 294, 298, 300, and 302

 

WARBURTON INHOLDING (1995)                                                          5.5 acres

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 4796, Page 38 (Parcel 12-10)

BBC holds conservation restriction

 

HUGHES PARCEL (1996)                                                                           9 acres

Gift of Nancy Hughes

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 4822, Page 184 (Parcel 3-7)

 

SWAYZE PARCEL (1998)                                                                          10 acres

Purchased with the help of Wharton Trust and Broad Brook Coalition

BBC contribution: $2,000 (as part of Tenth Anniversary Campaign)

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 5360, Page 15 (Parcel 7-37)

 

FINN PARCEL (2000)                                                                                 15 acres

Total cost: $12,000

BBC contribution: $10,000

(Parcel 8-39)

 

KABAT PARCEL (2000)                                                                              17.5 acres

Gift of Helen Kabat

Hampshire Registry of Deeds Book 6090, Page 202 (Parcel 3-6)

 

VAUGHN PARCEL (2001)                                                                          17 acres

Total cost: $19,000

BBC contribution: $15,000

(Parcel 7-43)

 

OAK KNOLL PARCEL (2001)                                                                  3 acres

Donated to City as part of Oak Knoll development plan

 

STODDARD PARCEL (2002)                                                                      7.5 acres

Gifts of shares in land from Anita Stoddard Parker,

Laurence Stoddard, George Barrett, Ruth B. Drury,

Peter Dehey, Jason Charlton, and Monica Doyle Lynch

BBC contribution: $500

(Parcel 2-11)

 

MORIN PARCEL (2004)                                                                              5.8 acres

Total cost: $4,560

BBC contribution: $3,560

(Parcel 7-31)

 

MICHALSKI/STEWART PARCELS (May 18, 2005)                     33.5 acres

Total cost: $17,000

BBC contribution: $15,000

(Parcels 2.14, 2.15, 7.33, 8.41)

 

408 BRIDGE ROAD (Equity Builders LLC; 2005)                                       3.5 acres

 

PRIVATE WILLIAM ADAMS MEMORIAL PARCEL                   17 acres

(Veterans of Foreign Wars, Michael E. Curtin Post 8006, Florence)

Approved by City Council March 16, 2006

(Parcel 2.18)

BBC contribution: $8,500

 

“OWNERS UNKNOWN” PARCEL                                                            8.8 acres

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Small Grants Program; no BBC funds.

Title research by BBC intern Rachel Smith.)

(Parcel 3.1)

August 28, 2006

 

BERESTKA PARCEL                                                                      8.1 acres

BBC contribution: $6,600

(Parcel 2.12)

November 21, 2006

 

DRYZGULA/JABLONSKI PARCEL                                             3.6 acres

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Small Grants Program; no BBC funds.

Title research by BBC intern Rachel Smith.)

(Parcel 2.9)

February 7, 2007

 

SULLIVAN PARCEL 1                                                                    3.9 acres

BBC contribution: $645

(City provided purchase price of $103,000; BBC covered “soft costs”)

(Parcel 11.9; Book 9373, Page 58)

January 17, 2008

 

SULLIVAN PARCEL 2                                                                    1.17 acres

BBC contribution: $1,000

January 15, 2009

 

NORTH KING STREET PARCEL                                                  12.08 acres

BBC contribution: $10,000

(Parcel 13.36)

September 9, 2009

 

 

HUMPHREYS PARCEL                                                                              0.5 acres

July 12, 2010

Gift of Richard and Camilia Humphreys

 

FOREST LEGACY PARCEL                                                                       36 acres

Total cost: $20,000

BBC contribution: $7000

February 15, 2012

(Parcel 13.37)

 

BROAD BROOK GAP PARCEL                                                                84 acres

2013

Total cost: $535,000

BBC contribution: $14,000

February 25, 2013

(Parcel 8.67)

 

ROTHENBERG-WOLPIN PARCEL                                                           9 acres

Total cost: $10,800

BBC contribution: $3,000

(Parcel 2.10)

November 7, 2013

 

GLEASON PARCELS                                                                                  18 acres

Total cost: $24,000

BBC contribution: $4,000

(Remainder from Community Preservation Act funds)

(Parcel 8.47 [13 acres] and Parcel 7.21 [5 acres])

March 24, 2014

 

MCKOWN PARCEL                                                                                                12.1 acres

Total cost: $12,100

BBC contribution: $2,100

Parcel 2.16

December 29, 2014

 

VOLLINGER PARCEL                                                                                21.4 acres

Total cost: $21,400

BBC contribution: $4300

August 2015

Parcel 7.32, plus SE corner of 7.34

 

DEROUIN (FORMERLY ANCIPORCH) PARCEL                                  24.76 acres

Sale price: $30,950

BBC contribution: $8000

(includes cost of beaver deceiver)

Parcel 17B.3

August 3, 2015

 

 

TOTAL ACREAGE (OWNED)                                                          851.53 acres  

 

TOTAL BBC CONTRIBUTIONS                                                           $140,755

 

 

 

Land with conservation restrictions:

Hughes 3 acres

Lathrop 14 acres

 

OTHER LAND NOT PART OF FLCA PROPER:

 

BEAVER BROOK PARCEL                                                                       102 acres

Total cost: $550,000

BBC contribution: $10,000

Parcel 6-13

January 2010

 

GIRL SCOUTS PARCEL 1                                                              23 acres

Total cost: $23,000

BBC contribution: $4000

Parcel 6-44 (in part)

March 2011

 

GIRL SCOUTS PARCEL 2                                                              17 acres

Total cost: $17,000

BBC contribution: $4000

Parcel 6-44 (in part)

February 14, 2012

 

Notes: All of the conservation area is protected under Article 97 of the Amendments to the Massachusetts Constitution and subject to the requirements of MGL, Chapter 40, Section 8C.

 

Parcel numbers are original numbers from Northampton assessors’ maps; note, however, that they may change as parcels are merged into the conservation area. They are given as map number, dash, parcel number.