This document was prepared by
Albemarle County Attorney

County of Albemarle

401 McIntire Road

Charlottesville, Virginia 22902


Tax Map and Parcel Number 07700-00-00-015B0


This deed is exempt from taxation under Virginia Code § 58.1-811(A)(3) and from Clerk’s fees under Virginia Code §17.1-266.


THIS DEED made this  DATE \@ "d" \*ordinal  \* MERGEFORMAT 23rd day of  DATE  \@ "MMMM yyyy"  \* MERGEFORMAT December 2008, by and between the COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE, VIRGINIA (the "County"), a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Grantor; and the CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA (the “City”), a municipal corporation, Grantee.




WHEREAS, acting pursuant to Chapter 576 of the Acts of Assembly of 1984, the Commonwealth of Virginia, State Board for Community Colleges conveyed to the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle the property formerly used as the Western Virginia Bicentennial Center; and


WHEREAS, the City and County agreed that, in order to facilitate financing of the purchase of that property from the Commonwealth and the leasing thereof to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, the City would convey its interest in the property to the County; and


WHEREAS, the City and County further agreed that upon the expiration of the lease to the Foundation or any extension thereof, the County would reconvey to the City an undivided one-half interest in the Property; now, therefore,


For and in consideration of the sum of TEN DOLLARS ($10.00) and other consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the County does hereby GRANT, BARGAIN, SELL AND CONVEY with SPECIAL WARRANTY OF TITLE unto the City of Charlottesville an undivided one-half interest in the following described property:


All that certain lot or parcel of land consisting of 5.911 acres, more or less, together with the improvements thereon, formerly used as the Western Virginia Bicentennial Center, located in the southwest quadrant of the interchange, of Interstate Route 64 and-State Route 20, in Albemarle County and shown as Parcel A on plat dated January 23, 1984, revised June 8, 1984, prepared by Gloeckner, Lincoln and Osborne, Inc. recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court for the County of Albemarle in Deed Book 814, page 553.


Such property is the same property conveyed to the County by deed from the City dated August 6, 1984 and recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court for the County of Albemarle in Deed Book 814, page 555.


This conveyance is made subject to all existing easements, covenants, and restrictions affecting the property, including but not limited to those set forth in the aforesaid deed from the Commonwealth.

The County of Albemarle, by duly adopted resolution, has held a public hearing pursuant to Virginia Code § 15.2-1800(B), has approved the conveyance of real estate memorialized by this deed of easement and has authorized the County Executive to execute this deed of easement on its behalf.


The City of Charlottesville, acting by and through its City Attorney, the City official designated by the City Manager pursuant to authority granted by resolution of the City Council of the City of Charlottesville, does hereby accept the conveyance of this property, pursuant to Virginia Code § 15.2-1803, as evidenced by the City Attorney’s signature hereto and the City’s recordation of this deed.





By:_____________________________                     By:______________________________

      Robert W. Tucker, Jr.                                            S. Craig Brown

      County Executive                                                    City Attorney


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