§EO29-42. (No. 04-09) [Transfer of Certain Land and Easements and Rights in the Town

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03APPENDIX

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Executive Orders






Chapter

029

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PUBLIC PROPERTY AND SUPPLIES











 

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EO29-42. (No. 04-09) [Transfer of Certain Land and Easements and Rights in the

Town of Cornwall  from the Agency of Natural Resources to the

Agency of Transportation

WHEREAS, it

appears that certain pieces of land and easements and/or rights on land

hereinafter described and located in the Town of Cornwall, County of Addison,

and the State of Vermont are presently under the jurisdiction and control of

the Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Fish and Wildlife; and

WHEREAS, the

Agency of Transportation desires the use of said land and easements and/or

rights on lands for its purposes in connection with the construction of

Transportation Project Cornwall BRS 0172(6).

NOW THEREFORE,

I, James H. Douglas, by virtue of the power vested in me as Governor of

Vermont, do hereby transfer and set over to the Agency of Transportation

jurisdiction and control over certain land and easements and/or rights on land

of the Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Fish and Wildlife for its

purpose, said land and easements and/or rights being more particularly

described as follows:

Being part of

the same land and premises conveyed to Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife

by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency by Quit Claim Deed,

dated February 18, 2004, which is recorded in Book 59, Pages 412-417 of the

Town of Cornwall land records.

Reference is

hereby made to the above-mentioned conveyance and records thereof and to the

following instruments of conveyance in aid of a more complete description and

further chain of title:

Certificate of

Non-Redemption, dated July 22, 1996, certified July 25, 1996 and recorded in

Book 42, Page 586; Decree of Foreclosure, dated June 12, 1996, certified July

25, 1996 and recorded in Book 42, Pages 587-590; and Compliant of Foreclosure

dated January 11, 1995 and recorded in Book 42, Pages 178-310, all in the

matter of  United States of America v.

Jack W. Whipple, Helen P. Whipple and the Merchants Bank, Docket No. 2:95cv14, United

States District Court, District of Vermont;

Warranty Deed

from Margaret A. Payne to Jack Whipple and Helen Whipple, dated October 26,

1972, which is of record in Book 23, Pages 253-256;

all of the Town

of Cornwall land records, and being more particularly described as follows:

• Being Parcels

#1A-1E consisting of 0.483 hectare (1.20 acre), more or less, land and rights

therein, as shown on right-of-way detail sheet 1 and right-of-way sheets 26, 27

and 30 of the plans of Transportation Project Cornwall BRS 0172(6) ("the

Transportation Project") to be filed in the office of the clerk of the

Town of Cornwall, subsequently upon the execution of this instrument.

In connection

with the above parcels the following easements and/ or rights are conveyed:

Permanent

easements, in an area of 319 square meters (3,434 square feet), more or less,

located left of and between approximate stations 1+095.2 and 1+139.7 of the

established centerline of the Transportation Project; in an area of 147 square

meters (1,582 square feet), more or less, located right of and between

approximate stations 2+045.9 and 2+117.8 of the Town Highway 33 centerline of

the Transportation Project; to install, construct, reconstruct, operate,

repair, maintain, replace, patrol and remove overhead or underground cable,

lines, conduits, poles, guys, anchors, braces, fixtures, and appurtenances

thereto, herein referred to as facilities, as necessary for the transmission of

power and telecommunications under, upon, or across land of the grantor. These

easements also include the perpetual right to cut, trim, and remove all trees,

shrubs, bushes, underbrush, and other items, as determined necessary by the

State of Vermont, for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the

facilities. The grantor, its successors and assigns, will not, without the

prior written permission of the State of Vermont, Agency of Transportation,

erect or permit the erection of any building or any other structure; plant or

permit the growth of any trees or bushes; change the grade or permit the change

of grade, or fill or excavate within these easement areas which will adversely

affect the maintenance and operation by the State of Vermont, its successors

and assigns.

A temporary

easement, during the period of construction to enter upon land of the grantor,

for construction purposes, including the right to cut and dispose of all trees,

down timber, stubs, brush, bushes, and debris, install project demarcation

fence, as necessary; and undertake general construction functions, in an area

of 55 square meters (592 square feet), more or less, located right of and

between approximate stations 1+165.2 and 1+190.4; in an area of 200 square

meters (2,153 square feet), more or less, located right of and between

approximate stations 2+023.6 and 2+103.0 of the established centerline of the

Transportation Project.

A temporary

easement in an area of 0.2 square meters (2 square feet), more or less, to

enter upon land of the grantor, during the period of construction, to construct

and use a temporary vehicular detour right of and between approximate stations

1+165.2 and 1+190.4 of the established centerline of the Transportation

Project.

A temporary

easement, during the period of construction, to extend highway slopes and

embankments in an area of 150 square meters (1,615 square feet), more or less,

as shown on the aforesaid Transportation Project plans.

The slopes and

embankments may be extended at such an angle as will hold the material of said

slopes in repose against ordinary erosion in accordance with the standard

practice of highway construction. The State of Vermont shall have the right to

remove all trees, logs, stumps, protruding roots, brush, duff and other

objectionable materials, structures, growth and any other thing of whatever

kind or nature from said slope area.

This Executive

Order shall take effect upon signing.

Dated June 17,

2009.
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