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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Chapter 951)

Department of Conservation and Recreation

Item C-147

Item C-147

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
New Construction: Construct Facility at Occoneechee State Park (17088)$2,000,000$0
Fund Sources: 
Bond ProceedsFY2005 $2,000,000FY2006 $0

A.  The Department of Conservation and Recreation, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the Secretary of Natural Resources, is hereby authorized to design and construct, or to permit the design and construction of, in accordance with the State Park Master Planning process and, to the extent required by law, with approval of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a lodging and eating facility and related amenities such as a dock, boat rental facility, and nature center (but not including a golf course), to be located at Occoneechee State Park to enhance the park's offerings. The design and construction of the facility may be accomplished through a capital lease agreement, by financing through the Virginia Public Building Authority or through the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002. The total aggregate amount of any capital lease or any other type of financing for the state's share of such facility shall not exceed $2,000,000. Prior to acceptance of said facility, assurances satisfactory to the Department of Conservation and Recreation shall be made indicating that the space is free from hazardous materials and conditions and that it is in compliance with applicable Federal and State codes and standards.


B. The Department of Conservation and Recreation shall make completion of this project a priority in the capital construction process.