Legislation # 15-0186 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date 6/10/2015
Introduction Date 6/10/2015
Title Resolution Authorizing a Petition to the Commonwealth Transportation Board to Transfer Certain Real Property to the City of Hampton Pursuant to Virginia Code §§ 33.2-1001 and 33.2-907
 
Legislation History 15-0186
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
6/10/2015 Approved items 1 through 10 on the consent agenda.
6/1/2015 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Sketch Showing Real Property to be Transferred From the Commonwealth of Virginia to the City of Hampton.pdf Exhibit 290K Sketch
 
Legislation Text 15-0186

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 15-0186

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Authorizing a Petition to the Commonwealth Transportation Board to Transfer Certain Real Property to the City of Hampton Pursuant to Virginia Code 33.2-1001 and 33.2-907

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, in the normal course of right-of-way construction administered by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the Commonwealth of Virginia (the Commonwealth) transfers real property of right-of-way projects to the localities upon completion of the projects;

 

WHEREAS, the Commonwealth acquired parcels of real estate for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of Route 278 from Quinns Store to Southwest Branch Back River (Spur Connection to Langley Field) Project 1288-E (the Project) located in the City of Hampton, Virginia (the City);

 

WHEREAS, particulars of the Project include:

 

Commonwealth Project No.: 1288-E

Year Acquired: ~1941

Number of Parcels Acquired: 19

Net Length: 76,300 feet (1.445 miles);

 

WHEREAS, all aspects of the construction, reconstruction, alteration, maintenance, and/or repair of the Project are complete, and title to the real property encompassed by the Project remains vested in the Commonwealth;

 

WHEREAS, the Project constitutes a section of public roadway and related residual areas acquired, and the City maintains the right of way included in the Project;

 

WHEREAS, in or around 2012, staff became aware that title to a number of right-of-way projects administered by VDOT were not transferred to the City in the normal course, including the Project; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council, believing it is in the best interest of the City for title to the right of way acquired in connection with the Project be transferred to the City, petitions the Commonwealth to transfer the real property of the Project to the City pursuant to 33.2-907 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, VIRGINIA:

 

1. That the City Council of Hampton hereby petitions the Commonwealth Transportation Board, pursuant to 33.2-1001 and 33.2-907 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, to transfer all real estate, property, and interests comprising the right of way acquired incidental to the construction, reconstruction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of the Project, to the City of Hampton, and to take such other action as necessary to complete the conveyance of title for the real property of the right of way to the City of Hampton, and upon transfer, such real property shall cease being a part of the State Highway System.

 

2. That the City Manager, or her authorized designee, is hereby authorized to execute any and all documents to complete the conveyance of title to the right of way of the Project from the Commonwealth to the City, so long as the documents contain such terms, conditions, and modification as may be acceptable to the City Manager and in a form deemed satisfactory the City Attorney.

 

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on June 10, 2015.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council