2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Freitas
Conveyance of Land to Gordonsville (language only)

Item 458 #2h

Item 458 #2h

Department of Transportation


Page 548, after line 19, insert:

N. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is hereby authorized to convey, to the Town of Gordonsville, approximately 2.479 acres of the VDOT Gordonsville Area Headquarters, (which is more specifically described as being that property containing 16.0607 acres, more or less, conveyed to the Commonwealth of Virginia by Deed from H. Watkins Ellerson, III, Trustee, dated October 4, 1988, recorded November 9, 1988, in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Orange County, Virginia, in Deed Book 417, page 0774), as mutually agreed to by the parties. In sole consideration for the conveyance, the Town of Gordonsville shall, within 120 days of the conveyance and at no cost to VDOT, relocate or cause to be relocated, using its own forces or a contractor, the VDOT security fence currently located on the Gordonsville Area Headquarters boundary line to the new property boundary line established pursuant to the conveyance contemplated hereunder, with said fence being owned and maintained by VDOT thereafter. The Town of Gordonsville shall ensure that all work performed and materials utilized in relocating the boundary line fence shall conform to VDOT specifications. The conveyance and all documentation pursuant thereto 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."


(This amendment authorizes VDOT to convey 2.5 acres of land to the town of Gordonsville.)