RESOLUTION ABANDONING SEGMENT OF STATE ROUTE 743
AND REQUESTING THAT ANOTHER ROAD SEGMENT BE ADDED TO THE
SECONDARY SYSTEM OF STATE HIGHWAYS
(Virginia Code §§ 33.1-155 and 33.1-229)
WHEREAS, Sheets 1, 2, 3 and 4 of 4 of the plat entitled “Right-of-way and Drainage Easements to be Dedicated for Relocated State Routes 743 & 643 Across Lands of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Authority, and Existing Right-of-Way to be Abandoned and Drainage Easements to be Vacated, and a New 30’ Access Easement, Rio and White Hall Magisterial Districts, Albemarle County, Virginia October 30, 2007, revised April 16, 2008” prepared by Kirk Hughes & Associates (the “Plat”) depict a segment of State Route 743 (Earlysville Road) to be abandoned and a road segment to be added to the secondary system of state highways; a copy of the Plat is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference; and
WHEREAS, the segment of road to be added serves the same citizens as the segments of State Route 743 identified to be abandoned, and the segment to be abandoned therefore no longer serve a public need.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors requests the Virginia Department of Transportation to add to the secondary system of state highways the segment of road depicted on Sheets 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Plat as “4.2967 Acres to New State Route 743 R/W” pursuant to Virginia Code § 33.1-229; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors abandons as part of the secondary system of state highways the segment of State Route 743 depicted on Sheets 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Plat as “2.5784 Acres Existing R/W to be Abandoned” (without consideration to the Plat’s notes as to which parcels the abandoned right-of-way should be added) pursuant to Virginia Code § 33.1-155; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Resident Engineer for the Virginia Department of Transportation; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the any segment of the abandoned right-of-way that is owned by the County is hereby authorized for sale and conveyance for consideration or in exchange for other lands as provided in Virginia Code § 33.1-154, and the County Executive is hereby authorized to execute all deeds or other instruments on behalf of the County for such purposes, provided that they are approved as to form and content by the County Attorney; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution shall serve as the Board of Supervisors’ Order of Abandonment as provided in Virginia Code § 33.1-163.1, shall be recorded in the records of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County of Albemarle, and shall be indexed by identifying the County of Albemarle, Virginia, as the grantor.
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