2014 Uncodified Acts

2014 Virginia Uncodified Acts
8/9/2022

CHAPTER 368

An Act to authorize the Marine Resources Commission to grant easements and rights-of-way across and in the beds of the York River, including a portion of the Baylor Survey to Plains Marketing, LP, for expansion of the Yorktown oil facility.

[S 467]

Approved March 27, 2014

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Marine Resources Commission, with the approval of the Governor, is hereby authorized to grant and convey, upon such terms and conditions as the Marine Resources Commission shall deem proper, to Plains Marketing, LP, its successors and assigns, permanent easements and rights-of-way needed for the expansion, construction, updating, and maintenance of the Plains Marketing, LP, facility in the York River, beginning at a point located along the northern line of "Public Ground No. 5," said point having a coordinate value of North 3,612,505.00, East 12,083,115.69. Coordinate values based on Virginia State Plane Coordinate System, South Zone, NAD 1983, and expressed in U.S. Survey Feet. Thence from the point of beginning, along a bearing and distance of S 00° 30' 17" E, 688.96 feet to a point; thence along a bearing and distance of S 85° 53' 25" W, 220.44 feet to a point; thence along a bearing and distance of N 00° 30' 17" W, 628.69 feet to a point; thence along a bearing and distance of S 74° 59' 59" W, 543.12 feet to a point; thence along a bearing and distance of N 14° 03' 07" W, 29.52 feet to a point; thence along a bearing and distance of N 75° 56' 53" E, 774.29 feet to the point of beginning; containing an area of 160,908 square feet or 3.694 acres.

§ 2. That the public interest of this project outweighs the public interest in maintaining the sanctity of the Baylor Survey at this location only, because of its nonproductivity for shellfish.

§ 3. None of the property described in § 1 that lies within the Baylor Survey shall be considered part of the natural oyster beds, rocks, and shoals in the waters of the Commonwealth.

§ 4. The granting and conveying of the easements and rights-of-way shall be in a form approved by the Attorney General. The appropriate officials of the Commonwealth are hereby authorized to prepare, execute, and deliver such deed and other documents as may be necessary to accomplish the conveyance.