2018 Uncodified Acts

2018 Virginia Uncodified Acts
7/23/2018

CHAPTER 442

An Act to authorize the Department of Conservation and Recreation to negotiate a land exchange of certain parcels in an area known as Little Island Park in the City of Virginia Beach.

[H 821]

Approved March 23, 2018

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That in accordance with and as evidence of General Assembly approval pursuant to § 10.1-109 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (the Department) is hereby authorized to convey to the City of Virginia Beach (the City), upon terms and conditions as the Department and the City deem proper, with the approval of the Governor and in a form approved by the Attorney General, all of its right, title, and interest in the parcel within Little Island Park known as the Little Island Coast Guard Station (the Parcel) and identified by recordation in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the City of Virginia Beach in Deed Book 71 at Page 310, and in the tax records of the City as GPIN 2432-82-2427.

§ 2. That in exchange for such conveyance, the Department is authorized to receive, subject to the approval of the Governor and in a form approved by the Attorney General in accordance with § 2.2-1149 of the Code of Virginia, all the respective right, title, and interest of the City in property adjacent to Little Island Park that provides public access to Back Bay and has the potential to be used by False Cape State Park for improved interpretation of natural resources (the Exchange Parcel), the boundaries of which shall be determined by mutual agreement of the Department and City (with no further review required), which shall be added to False Cape State Park.

§ 3. The General Assembly finds that the Parcel and the Exchange Parcel are of equivalent value and no appraisals of the properties shall be required to complete the exchange.

§ 4. The purpose of this exchange is to enable the City to expand its Little Island Park and for the Department to enhance the operations of False Cape State Park.

§5. The conveyance shall also comply with the requirements of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Act (54 U.S.C. § 200301 et seq.). Pursuant to Item 365 I and notwithstanding the provisions of Item C-25 and § 4-13.00 of the 2017 Appropriation Act, the Department is authorized to accept donated parcels of land adjacent to Little Island Park as needed in order to meet the requirements of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act.