Substitute Senate Bill No. 1007
         Substitute Senate Bill No. 1007

              SPECIAL ACT NO. 97-18


AN  ACT  CONCERNING  MATHEWS  PARK  IN THE CITY OF
NORWALK.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section 1. Section  3  of  number  36  of  the
special  acts  of  1941  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
    The  proceeds  of such bonds shall be used (a)
for the purchase of said property as a site for  a
public  park  and  (b)  to  defray  the expense of
improving the same for such purpose. ON AND  AFTER
THE  EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT AND SUBJECT TO THE
BINDING REFERENDUM PROVISIONS IN SECTION 1-669  ET
SEQ.  OF  THE  NORWALK  CITY  CHARTER, THE CITY OF
NORWALK MAY LEASE A PART OF  THE  MATHEWS  ESTATE,
KNOWN  AS  MATHEWS  PARK,  FOR  DEVELOPMENT  OF  A
NONPROFIT MUSEUM AND FACILITIES INCLUDING  PARKING
FACILITIES RELATED TO SUCH NONPROFIT MUSEUM.
    Sec.  2.  This  act  shall take effect July 1,
1997.

Approved June 27, 1997