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Substitute House Bill No. 5776

Special Act No. 06-10

AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF STATE LAND.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 11 of public act 96-249 is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, [to the contrary,] the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services shall convey to the town of Ledyard, subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board and at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance, a parcel of land located in the town of Ledyard, having an area of approximately 42. 8 acres and identified on town of Ledyard Tax Assessor's Map Number 3 as lot 1087 Colonel Ledyard Highway (Route 117).

(b) The town of Ledyard shall use said parcel of land for [agricultural] municipal and economic development purposes. If the town of Ledyard (1) does not use said parcel for said purposes, or (2) does not retain ownership of all of said parcel, the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(c) The state of Connecticut shall assign to the town of Ledyard the state's rights and obligations under any agreement for the use of said parcel of land for growing and harvesting agricultural products.

(d) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section, and the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 2. Section 29 of public act 05-279 is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 16 of special act 03-19 requiring the town of Newtown to use the parcel of land described in subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of said section 16 for open space and recreational purposes, said town may use or lease a portion of said parcel for economic development purposes, subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section.

(2) Notwithstanding a certain restriction contained in the deed from the state of Connecticut to the town of Newtown, dated July 16, 2004, and recorded in Volume 822 at Page 632 of the Newtown Land Records, which requires the town of Newtown to use the parcel of land described in said deed for economic development purposes, said town may use a portion of said parcel for open space and recreational purposes, subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section.

(b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall be effective only if the town of Newtown uses at least 34. 44 acres of the total combined area of the parcels of land described in subdivisions (1) and (2) of subsection (a) of this section for open space and recreational purposes and if the town of Newtown grants an easement in favor of the state, or any lessee of property owned by the state, upon the property known as Fairfield Hills, provided such easement shall be limited to that portion of such property that has historically been utilized by the state or any lessee of property owned by the state to facilitate agricultural use.

Sec. 3. Section 10 of public act 04-186 is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Agriculture shall convey to the town of Newtown a parcel of land located in the town of Newtown, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately 23. 25 acres and is identified as Lot [1] 2 in Block 5 on town of Newtown Tax Assessor's Map 37. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The town of Newtown shall use said parcel of land for open space and recreational purposes. If the town of Newtown:

(1) Does not use said parcel for said purposes;

(2) Does not retain ownership of all of said parcel; or

(3) Leases all or any portion of said parcel, except to the Pootatuck Fish and Game Club for recreational purposes,

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, the town of Newtown shall grant to the state a fifty-foot wide right-of-way extending for approximately one thousand six hundred feet from Wasserman Way to the northern property line of the parcel described in subsection (a) of this section over the existing unimproved road way identified on the town of Newtown Tax Assessor's map numbered 37-5-2. Such right-of-way shall be used by the state for agricultural purposes and to access other state lands.

[(c)] (d) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Agriculture. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of [subsection (b)] subsections (b) and (c) of this section. The Commissioner of Agriculture shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 4. Section 8 of special act 02-9 is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the town of East Hartford a parcel of land located on Lombardo and DePietro Drives in the town of East Hartford, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately 11. 4 acres and is identified as the parcel of land described in Department of Transportation File No. (42) 53-101-27D. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) Said parcel of land shall be conveyed to the town of East Hartford subject to an easement, for no consideration, in favor of Pewter Pot Associates, LLC, and Donald Lombardo over and across said parcel, for purposes of ingress and egress to that parcel of real property abutting said parcel to the east, which parcel of real property is known as 244 Lombardo Drive (formerly known as 1215 Silver Lane); along with an easement for the purpose of constructing and maintaining utilities for the benefit of and servicing 244 Lombardo Drive. In the event that 244 Lombardo Drive is subdivided in the future, these easements shall be used only for the benefit of one parcel of land, which shall be the parcel containing the family house and business structures, currently located on 244 Lombardo Drive. These easements shall be binding on the town of East Hartford, its successors and assigns and shall [inure to the current owner of 244 Lombardo Drive and said owner's heirs, successors and assigns and shall] run with the land. The location of these easements shall be in the same approximate location as the current driveway and the location of the current utilities. [The easement for ingress and egress shall be twenty-five feet in width. The easement for utilities shall be ten feet in width. The combined width of the two easements shall be no more than thirty-five feet in total. ]

(c) The town of East Hartford shall use said parcel of land for open space purposes. If the town of East Hartford:

(1) Does not use said parcel for said purposes;

(2) Does not retain ownership of all of said parcel; or

(3) Leases all or any portion of said parcel,

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(d) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of [subsections (b) and (c)] subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 5. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall reconvey to Mary Lou Rood, and to her heirs and assigns forever, at no cost, land which was mistakenly conveyed by her, at no cost, to the state, and which constitutes a portion of the land described in a Warranty Deed dated October 15, 2002, recorded in Volume 702 at page 263 of the Land Records of the Town of Windham. The specific property to be reconveyed by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection is more particularly described as follows: Parcel 1 consisting of three certain tracts of land situated in the Town of Windham, Connecticut and bounded and described as follows:

Parcel 1

FIRST TRACT: Lies on the westerly side of the highway that leads from North Windham to Windham Center, and is bounded Northerly by land formerly of David Lincoln; Easterly by lots conveyed by Hattie E. Whitney and Elsie M. Potter to H. L. and S. J. Nicols, to E. J. Becker, and to R. L. Dubreuil and by the said North Windham to Windham Center highway; Southerly by the Old Poor House Farm, so-called, by land formerly of Charles Buckinham, and by land formerly of John Tuckie; and Westerly by land of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company; and containing by estimation 100 acres, more or less.

SECOND TRACT: A small lot of land on the Westerly side of the said Railroad bounded Northerly by land formerly of James Hamilin; Easterly by the said Railroad land; and Southerly and Westerly by land now or formerly of Allen Risk.

THIRD TRACT: A small lot of land lying on the Westerly side of said Railroad land and bounded by land now or formerly of James M. Smith and by land now or formerly of James Hamlin, and by land of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company.

Being the same premises deeded to grantor herein by Deed of Francis E. Rood, dated 9/1/93, recorded 11/5/93 in the Windham Land Records at Vol. 426, Page 1 of the Windham Land Records.

Parcel 2

Beginning at the point marked "Point M" on a map entitled "MAP SHOWING A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY FORMERLY OF MARTIN FLING-PLOTTED FROM MY SURVEYS AND FROM MAPS OF THE N. Y. , N. H. , & H. R. R. CO. TOWN OF WINDHAM, CONNECTICUT SURVEY: NOV; 1958-AUG. 1964 SCALE 1 in = 100 ft. THOMAS B. DANIELSON, CONN. REG. LAND SURVEYOR #666, WINDHAM, CONN," which point marks the southerly corner of said parcel, thence line is shown on said map, to the southerly boundary line, of land now or formerly of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company for a distance of approximately 340 feet to the northerly comer of the premises herein described. Said northerly corner being formed by the intersection of said southerly boundary line of the Railroad property with the extension of a straight line drawn between point "Point P", as shown on said map and "Point M", as shown on said map, from "Point M" in a straight line and upon the same course in a northerly direction to the said southerly boundary line of land now or formerly of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company; thence the line runs southerly along other land of the Grantor herein to said "Point M", being the point and place of beginning.

The map referred to aforesaid is recorded on the Windham Land Records. Being the same premises deeded to the grantor herein by Deed of Francis E. Rood, dated 9/1/93, recorded 11/5/93 in the Windham Land Records at Vol. 426, Page 1.

Excepting therefrom certain parcels of land shown and designated as "PARCEL A 142. 7 ACRES" and "PARCEL B 1. 617 ACRES" on a map or plan entitled "PROPERTY BOUNDARY SURVEY PREPARED FOR DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, STATE OF CONNECTICUT SHOWING PROPERTY OF MARY LOU ROOD #53 CRYSTAL ROAD WINDHAM, CONNECTICUT DEP MAP NUMBER SCALE: 1"=160' DATE: APRIL 30, 2002 SHEET NO. 1 OF 1 JOB NO. 02-0105 DRAWN BY: MCH REVISED NOVEMBER 15, 2002", which map or plan was prepared by Healey & Associates, LLC and is on file in the Town Clerk's Office in said Town of Windham.

(b) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the reconveyance of said land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed deed from the Department of Environmental Protection. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a reconveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a reconveyance under this section. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall have the responsibility for all other incidents of such reconveyance.

Sec. 6. Section 16 of public act 98-255, as amended by section 31 of special act 03-19, is repealed and the following substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, [to the contrary,] the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the town of Haddam, upon completion of environmental remediation by the Department of Transportation, subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board and at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance, a parcel of land located at 85 Bridge Street in the town of Haddam, having an area of approximately 2. 4 acres and further identified as the property shown on a map entitled "Town of Haddam, Plan Showing Land to be Acquired from Clara T. Wiseburn by the State of Connecticut, East Haddam Tylerville Road, Scale 1"=40', Apr. 1952, G. Albert Hill, Highway Commissioner".

[(b) The town of Haddam shall use said parcel of land for tourism purposes. If the town of Haddam:

(1) Does not use said parcel for said purposes;

(2) Does not retain ownership of all of said parcel; or

(3) Leases all or any portion of said parcel, except for the lease or other letting of space on or after June 8, 1998, of all or any portion of said parcel to a tenant who uses the parcel, in whole or in part, for tourism purposes,

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut. ]

[(c)] (b) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section [, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section,] and the Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 7. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the town of New Britain three parcels of land located in the town of New Britain, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcels of land have a total area of approximately 0. 373 acres and are identified as "Release Area" on a map entitled "Compilation Plan Town of New Britain Map Showing Land released to by the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation Main Street December 2005" and also known as 634, 648 and 656 Main Street in New Britain. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The town of New Britain shall use said parcels of land for economic development purposes. If the town of New Britain:

(1) Does not use said parcels for said purposes;

(2) Does not retain ownership of all of said parcels; or

(3) Leases all or any portion of said parcels,

the parcels shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcels of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 8. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the town of Windsor Locks a parcel of land located in the town of Windsor Locks, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately twenty thousand square feet and is identified as that parcel of land on Stanton Road in Windsor Locks identified for conveyance on a map entitled "Compilation of Construction Plan Project Number 164-178". The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The town of Windsor Locks shall use said parcel of land for municipal purposes. If the town of Windsor Locks:

(1) Does not use said parcel for said purposes;

(2) Does not retain ownership of all of said parcel; or

(3) Leases all or any portion of said parcel,

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut. The parcel shall also revert to the state if the state determines that said parcel is necessary for transportation purposes and the state provides a ninety-day notice to the town of Windsor Locks of such reversion.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 9. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the city of Norwalk a parcel of land located in the city of Norwalk, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately . 020 acre and is identified as that portion of land that is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Berkeley Street and Maple Street and that extends 87 feet along Berkeley Street and is approximately 10 feet wide. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The city of Norwalk shall use said parcel of land for economic development purposes. If the town of Norwalk:

(1) Does not use said parcel for said purposes; or

(2) Does not sell said parcel for said purposes,

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 10. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall lease to the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Inc. for a twenty-five-year period, two parcels of land in the Town of Kent at a lease rental of $ 1. 00 per year. Said parcels of land have a total area of approximately 14. 94 acres and are identified as Parcel 1 and Parcel 2 on a map prepared for Stanley Works Route 7, Town of Kent, County of Litchfield, State of Connecticut Scale 1" = 100', July 1976 by Arthur H. Howland R. L. S. & P. E. The lease shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Inc. shall use said parcels of land for open space and recreational purposes. If the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Inc. :

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the lease of said parcels of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Environmental Protection. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a lease is entered in accordance with the provisions of this section. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such lease.

Sec. 11. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Education shall grant to the city of Waterbury easements of land located in the city of Waterbury, at a cost of the administrative costs of making such conveyance. A temporary easement shall allow for the construction of a storm water conduit and the permanent easement shall remain in place after the conduit construction is completed. Such easements have an area of less than one acre and are identified as "Limits of D. R. O. W. " on a map entitled "Right of Way Survey City of Waterbury Map Showing Easements Acquired From State of Connecticut By The City Of Waterbury For Clough Brook Drainage Improvements Scale 1" = 30' July 13, 2005". The easements shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The city of Waterbury shall use said easements for the purpose of maintaining the storm water culvert containing the Trumpet Brook. If the city of Waterbury:

(c) Said easements shall be granted (1) subject to the right of the state to (A) pass and repass over and on said easements of land for the purpose of accessing lands of the state, and (B) place and maintain over, under and on said easements of land existing and future utilities, including but not limited to, electrical, water, sanitary sewer, telecommunications and gas, and (2) subject to any rights and easements with regard to said easements of land that the state deems necessary to meet its governmental obligations.

(d) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of said easements of land not less than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Education.

Sec. 12. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to Goodwin College a parcel of land located in the town of East Hartford, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately . 65 acre and is identified as the land released to 211 Riverside LLC on a map entitled "Compilation Plan Town of East Hartford Map Showing Land Released to 211 Riverside LLC by the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation, CT Route 2 and Riverside Drive" dated December 2005. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) Goodwin College shall use said parcel of land for transportation and educational purposes. If Goodwin College:

(1) Does not use said parcel for said purposes;

(2) Does not retain ownership of all of said parcel; or

(3) Leases all or any portion of said parcel,

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 13. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall convey to the Somers Sportsmen's Association two parcels of land consisting of approximately 19. 7 acres located on the Somers-Stafford town line and one parcel of land consisting of approximately 2. 1 acres located on Gulf Road in Somers in exchange for two parcels of land totaling approximately 21. 9 acres on the Somers-Stafford town line. The exchange of said parcels of land shall be made simultaneously and each in consideration of the other. With respect to the conveyance of the 2. 1 acre parcel of land from the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to the Somers Sportsmen's Association, development of said parcel by the Grantee, his heirs, successors or assigns shall be limited to a driveway running from Gulf Road to other land of the Somers Sportsmen's Association, notwithstanding any applicable provision of local law. The Somers Sportsmen's Association shall provide the current residents of Denision Road with the right of ingress and egress by foot over said 2. 1 acre parcel to Shenipsit State Forest. The exchange of said parcels of land shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the exchange of said parcels of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Environmental Protection. The state land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance of state land under this section. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 14. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Public Works, on behalf of the Military Department, shall convey to the town of East Lyme a parcel of land located in the town of East Lyme, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately 2. 24 acres and is identified as parcel 2 on a map entitled "STATE OF CONNECTICUT MILITARY DEPARTMENT SUBDIVISION PLAN MAP OF A PORTION OF CAMP GRASSO NIANTIC, CT TOWN OF EAST LYME ASSUMED COORDINATES SCALE 1 IN = 40 FT 20 MAR 1979 HARRY T. JARRETT DATE 29 MAR 79 REG. NO. 7570". The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board. The town of East Lyme shall terminate a certain license agreement between the state of Connecticut Military Department and the town of East Lyme, dated August 14, 1979, and recorded in Volume 181, Page 1051 of the East Lyme land records, and upon construction of a new water line by the state, abandon those portions of the municipal water line and all appurtenances thereto running across and under Camp Rell in the general location of parcel 1, as depicted on the above referenced map and described in said license agreement.

(b) The town of East Lyme shall use said parcel of land for public highway purposes, including, but not limited to, the installation of utility lines, pipes, poles and wires. If the town of East Lyme:

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Public Works. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Public Works shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 15. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Public Works, on behalf of the Military Department, shall convey to the town of East Lyme a certain sewer line located in the town of East Lyme, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said sewer line is identified as a sanitary sewer on a map entitled "STATE OF CONNECTICUT MILITARY DEPARTMENT, FACILITIES MANAGEMENT OFFICE, PROPOSED SANITARY SEWER EASEMENT, CAMP RELL, EAST LYME, CT, 1 IN = 100 FEET 24 MAR 2006 EDWARD K. BEALE REG. NO. 13639", recorded as Map Number 306 in the East Lyme Land Records. The Commissioner of Public Works, on behalf of the Military Department, shall also grant an easement to the town of East Lyme that is acceptable to the Military Department, to enter Camp Rell in order to operate, maintain, repair and replace said sewer line, subject to the condition that the town of East Lyme enter into an agreement with the state of Connecticut to provide sewage service to Camp Rell. Said agreement shall be acceptable to the Military Department and shall provide, among other things, that Camp Rell may have an average daily flow, as said term is defined in the agreement between the East Lyme Water and Sewer Commission and the Connecticut Military Department, of fifty-eight thousand gallons of wastewater into the town of East Lyme's sewer system. Said conveyance and easement shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board. Said easement is more particularly described from the centerline of said easement as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the northerly line of Smith Street and the centerline of said sanitary sewer at a point 28 feet more or less northwesterly of sanitary sewer manhole number 7 along the centerline of said sanitary sewer,

Thence in a northwesterly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer 22 feet more or less to sanitary manhole number 8.

Thence in a northerly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer 298 feet more or less to sanitary manhole number 9.

Thence in a northerly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer 129 feet more or less to sanitary manhole number 10.

Thence in a northeasterly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer 303 feet more or less to sanitary sewer manhole number 11.

Thence in a northeasterly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer 300 feet more or less to sanitary sewer manhole number 12.

Thence in a northeasterly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer 322 feet more or less to sanitary sewer manhole number 13.

Thence in a northeasterly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer 278 feet more or less to sanitary sewer manhole number 14.

The sanitary sewer easement along the last 7 courses from the point of beginning to sanitary manhole number 14 is 20 feet in width and centered on the centerline of the existing sanitary sewer line.

Thence in a northerly direction along centerline of said sanitary sewer line 300 feet more or less to sanitary sewer manhole number 15.

Thence in a northerly direction along centerline of said sanitary sewer line 308 feet more or less to sanitary sewer manhole number 16.

Thence in a northerly direction along centerline of said sanitary sewer line 115 feet more or less to sanitary sewer manhole number 17.

The sanitary sewer easement along the last 3 courses from sanitary manhole number 14 to sanitary manhole number 17 is generally 20 feet in width and centered on the centerline of the existing sanitary sewer with the exception of the area of Building 804 as shown on the above referenced map which falls within the 20 feet easement area.

Thence in a northerly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer line 135 feet more or less to sanitary manhole number 18.

Thence in a northerly direction along the centerline of said sanitary sewer line 222 feet more or less to sanitary manhole number 19.

Thence in a northeasterly direction 38 feet more or less to a point along a line to a proposed sanitary manhole location at the edge of Wells Street and the intersection with the property line of Camp Rell as shown on the above referenced map.

The sanitary sewer easement along the last 3 courses from sanitary manhole number 17 to the intersection with the property line of Camp Rell is generally 20 feet in width and centered on the centerline of the existing sanitary sewer with the exception of the areas of existing buildings as shown on the above referenced plan which fall within the 20 feet easement area.

(b) The Town of East Lyme shall use said sewer line to provide municipal sewer service, including sewer service to Camp Rell. If the Town of East Lyme does not use said sewer line for the said purpose, ownership of said sewer line shall revert to the state and said easement granted to the town of East Lyme shall be extinguished.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of said conveyance and easement not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Commissioner of Public Works. The property shall remain under the care and control of the Military Department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Public Works shall have responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance and said easement. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

Sec. 16. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the town of Wallingford a parcel of land located in the town of Wallingford, at a cost equal to the administrative costs of making such conveyance. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately 0. 2295 acre and is identified as "Land to be acquired from the state of Connecticut" on a map entitled "Land to Be Acquired from the State of Connecticut, Barnes Road Wallingford, Connecticut" prepared by the Wallingford Department of Engineering and dated January 18, 2005. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The town of Wallingford shall use said parcel of land for municipal purposes. If the town of Wallingford:

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 17. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Department of Environmental Protection shall grant an easement to the F&F Concrete Corporation, for no consideration, over a certain parcel of land located in the town of Southington. Said easement is described as: Being a driveway located between the Engineering Station 1082+32. 19 and Engineering Station 1081+92. 19+/- as shown on federal Valuation Plan V56. 63 Map 21 as described in the quit claim deed of Boston and Marine Corporation to the state of Connecticut, dated November 10, 1998, as recorded at pages 550-555, Vol. 131 of the Cheshire, Connecticut land records. The north and south boundary of said easement shall each be twenty feet from the center line of the driveway providing F&F Concrete Corporation with a forty foot wide easement across and over the tracks, right-of-way and property owned, controlled and operated by the railroad company or its successors and assignees. Said easement shall only be used by the F&F Concrete Corporation between the hours of 8: 00 am and 5: 00 pm, Monday through Friday, for the sole purpose of transporting vehicles. Said easement shall be subject to any safety measures imposed by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection relating to passage over the subject railroad tracks.

(b) The F&F Concrete Corporation shall use said easement for transporting vehicles, during said hours and on said days. If the F&F Concrete Corporation:

(1) Does not use said easement for said purpose; or

(2) Transfers said easement to any other person; or

(3) Allows any other person to utilize said easement in any way, the easement shall be extinguished.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of said easement not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Environmental Protection. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until an easement is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for an easement under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such easement.

Sec. 18. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, and in accordance with the "Project Agreement Regarding the Transfer of Land to the Town of Middlefield" the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the town of Middlefield two parcels of land located in the town of Middlefield, at a cost of one dollar. Said parcels of land have an area of approximately 1. 92 acres and are identified as 229 and 231 Meriden Road in Middlefield and identified as such on a map entitled "Town of Middlefield Map Showing Land Acquired from Nancy F. O'Brien et al 81-80-1. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The town of Middlefield shall use said parcel of land for open space purposes. If the town of Middlefield:

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 19. (Effective from passage) (a) In accordance with the provisions of section 13a-142e of the 2006 supplement to the general statutes, the Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the Route 11 Greenway Authority Commission a parcel of land located in the town of Salem, at no cost. Said parcel of land has an area of approximately 8. 5 acres and is identified on a map entitled "Town of Salem Map Showing Land Acquired from Richard S. Wilkins et al by the State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation Route 11 Greenway. The conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The Route 11 Greenway Authority Commission shall use said parcel of land for open space and recreational purposes. If the Route 11 Greenway Authority Commission:

the parcel shall revert to the state of Connecticut.

(c) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the conveyance of said parcel of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Transportation. The land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance under this section, which deed or instrument shall include provisions to carry out the purposes of subsection (b) of this section. The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 20. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall enter into an agreement with Jon H. Morhardt and Lynda Morhardt for the exchange of two parcels of land located in the Town of Vernon, simultaneously and each in consideration for the other. The parcel of land to be conveyed by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection in said exchange is identified as: 4,960 square feet of land (8' X 620') located on Valley Falls Road in the Town of Vernon and abutting the Belding Wildlife Management Area. The parcel of land to be conveyed by Jon H. Morhardt and Lynda Morhardt in said exchange is identified as: 5,000 square feet of land at the rear of the Morhardt's property with the southerly most point on other land of the state of Connecticut known as the Hop River Trail State Park. Said exchange shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the exchange of said parcels of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Environmental Protection. The state land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for a conveyance of state land under this section. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 21. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall enter into an agreement with Heidi L. Zibello and Richard A. Zibello for the exchange of two parcels of land located in the Town of Morris, simultaneously and each in consideration of the other. The parcel of land to be conveyed by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection in said exchange is identified as part of Camp Columbia State Forest:

All that certain piece or parcel of land situated in the Town of Morris, County of Litchfield, State of Connecticut being shown as Parcel B on a certain map entitled "Property/Boundary Survey Map Showing Boundary Line Revisions Prepared For Heidi L. Zibello Richard A. Zibello and State of Connecticut Connecticut Route 109 Morris, Connecticut" scale 1" = 20' dated August 2004 and prepared by Samuel P. Bertaccini, Jr. RLS # 10383 Litchfield Connecticut. Parcel B contains 0. 027 acre more or less and is more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point on the south side of Connecticut Route 109 marking the northwest corner of land of Heidi L. and Richard A. Zibello and the northeast corner of the within described parcel, which point is located S 81-29'-07" E 79. 44' from a CHD monument, thence along land of said Zibello S 24-24'-12" E 18. 27' to a point, thence S 12-51'-08" W 96. 08' to a point at the end of a stonewall in the north line of land of State of Connecticut which point marks the southwest corner of land of said Zibello and the southeast corner of the within described parcel, thence along land of said State of Connecticut the following courses and distances, N 81-05'-04" W 10. 02' to a point to be marked by an iron pin which point marks the southwest corner of the within described parcel, thence N 12-51'-08" E 91. 92' to a point to be marked by an iron pin, thence N 24-24'-12" W 23. 12' to a point on the south side of said Connecticut Route 109 to be marked by an iron pin, which point marks the northwest corner of the within described parcel, thence along said Connecticut Route 109 S 81-29'-07" E 12. 98' to the point and place of beginning. Said Parcel B being bounded as follows:

Northerly: by public highway known as Connecticut Route 109

Easterly: by land of Heidi L. and Richard A. Zibello

Southerly: by land of State of Connecticut

Westerly: by land of State of Connecticut

The parcel of land to be conveyed by Heidi L. Zibello and Richard A. Zibello in said exchange is identified as:

All that certain piece or parcel of land situated in the Town of Morris, County of Litchfield, State of Connecticut being shown as Parcel A on a certain map entitled Property/Boundary Survey Map Showing Boundary Line Revisions Prepared For Heidi L. Zibello Richard A. Zibello and State of Connecticut Route 109 Morris, Connecticut scale 1" = 20' dated August 2004 and prepared by Samuel P. Bertaccini, Jr. RLS # 10383 Litchfield Connecticut. Parcel A contains 0. 027 acre more or less and is more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point on the south side of Connecticut Route 109 marking the northwest corner of land of the State of Connecticut and the northeast corner of the within described parcel, which point is located N 81-29'-07" W 28. 39' from a CHD monument, thence along land of said State of Connecticut the following courses and distances, S 73-42'-54" W 15. 62' to a point, thence S 13-18'-25" W 105. 54' to an iron pipe at the end of a stonewall which point marks the southeast corner of the within described parcel, thence along said stonewall N 81-05'-04" W 10. 03' to a point to be marked by an iron pin which point marks the southeast corner of land of said Zibello and the southwest corner of the within described parcel thence along land of said Zibello N 13-18'-25" E 112. 04' to a point to be marked by an iron pin on the south side of Connecticut Route 109 which point marks the northeast corner of land of said Zibello and the northwest corner of the within described parcel, thence along said Connecticut Route 109 S 81-29'-07" E 23. 67' to the point and place of beginning. Said Parcel A being bounded as follows:

Northerly: by public highway known as Connecticut Route 109

Easterly: by land of State of Connecticut

Southerly: by land of State of Connecticut

Westerly: by land of Heidi L. and Richard A. Zibello

Said exchange shall be subject to the approval of the State Properties Review Board.

(b) The State Properties Review Board shall complete its review of the exchange of said parcels of land not later than thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement from the Department of Environmental Protection. The state land shall remain under the care and control of said department until a conveyance is made in accordance with the provisions of this section. The State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any deed or instrument necessary for the conveyance of state land under this section. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall have the sole responsibility for all other incidents of such conveyance.

Sec. 22. Subsection (a) of section 24 of special act 84-54 is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

(a) In accordance with subdivision (10) of subsection (d) of section 2 of this act, the state through the Commissioner of Environmental Protection may provide a grant-in-aid to the Quinnipiac Council, Boy Scouts of America, for the repair of the dam at Deer Lake in Killingworth. Such grant-in-aid shall be made in accordance with the terms of a contract at such time as the Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall determine within authorization of funds by the State Bond Commission. Such contract shall provide that such grant-in-aid shall be repaid to the state if the title to the land on which said dam is located is ever transferred from the Quinnipiac Council, Boy Scouts of America and that a lien shall be placed on such land in favor of the state to ensure that such grant will be repaid. Such contract and lien shall allow for a waiver of repayment of such grant if such transfer of title is for not more than two per cent of the acreage of such land.

Sec. 23. Section 6 of special act 99-17 is repealed. (Effective from passage)

Approved June 9, 2006