1995 Uncodified Acts

1995 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Landmarks, Parks and Outdoor Recreation
11/18/2019

CHAPTER 61

An Act authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to convey certain property at Pocahontas State Park in Chesterfield County, and to accept certain property in exchange.

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Approved March 7, 1995

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 is hereby authorized to convey to Dale Memorial Park, its successors and assigns, upon terms as the Department and the National Park Service, which originally conveyed the land to the Department, deem proper, with the approval of the National Park Service, the Governor, and the Attorney General, a parcel of real property of approximately twenty-six acres located in the Pocahontas State Park in Chesterfield County, south of Newbys Bridge Road and more particularly described as Parcel "A" on the survey prepared by Frank F. Potts, dated July 26, 1994, and revised January 10, 1995. The Department shall retain timber rights on such property.

In consideration for such conveyance, the Department is authorized to accept, on behalf of the Commonwealth, a conveyance from Dale Memorial Park of approximately 45.07 acres of real property between Bundle Road and Woodpecker Road in the Matoaca District of Chesterfield County, adjacent to Pocahontas State Park, and more particularly described as Parcel "B" in the survey prepared by Frank F. Potts, dated July 28, 1994, revised August 5, 1994, with other considerations as deemed necessary by the Department and the National Park Service, as required by the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant requirements and by the original deed requirements when Parcel "A" was conveyed to the Department from the federal government.

§ 2. As additional consideration, Dale Memorial Park will convey a perpetual access easement across its entrance road to be used as a bicycle and foot trail crossing. The easement shall be ten feet wide and shall be located at a mutually agreed-upon site between 300 and 600 feet south of the Dale Memorial Park entrance gate on Newbys Bridge Road.

The deeds of conveyance shall be in the form approved by the Attorney General.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.