RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY EXECUTIVE

TO ACCEPT DEEDS CONVEYING FEE SIMPLE AND EASEMENT INTERESTS,

AND TO ENTER INTO LICENSE AGREEMENTS, FOR GREENWAYS

 

            WHEREAS, the County of Albemarle may acquire lands for its greenway trail system through Deeds conveying either fee simple or easement interests, and may acquire temporary permission to use land for a greenway trail through License Agreements; and

 

            WHEREAS, such Deeds and License Agreements transfer ownership of property or set forth the rights and responsibilities of the landowner and the County, including the County’s rights and obligations to maintain the improvements within the easement or license area; and

 

            WHEREAS, the efficiency of government is improved by delegating the authority to the County Executive to accept such Deeds and to enter into License Agreements on behalf of the County.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors authorizes the County Executive, on behalf of the County, to accept Deeds conveying fee simple and easement interests, and to enter into License Agreements, for property to be used for the County’s greenway trail system, provided that such Deeds and License Agreements are approved as to form and content by the County Attorney.

 

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