MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

2000 Regular Session

To: Public Buildings, Grounds and Lands; Appropriations

By: Representatives Eads, Ford, Moak, McBride, Zuber, Ryals

House Bill 523

(As Sent to Governor)

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, ACTING THROUGH THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, AND THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EXCHANGE CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:

SECTION 1. (1) In consideration for the conveyance of property authorized in Section 2 of this act, the Mississippi Department of Transportation shall transfer and convey to the University of Mississippi, acting through the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, all of the right, title and interest in certain real property located within the County of Lafayette, described more specifically as follows:

From the Southeast Corner of the Northeast 1/4 of

Section 29, Township 8 South, Range 3 West, run

thence West 1644.0 feet to the point of beginning;

thence South 17 16' West, 328.7 feet; thence South

89 20' West, 967.7 feet; thence Westerly along a

line that is 150.0 feet Northerly of and parallel to

the center line of Federal Aid Project #F-020-1 (4),

a distance of 233.8 feet, to a point on grantor's West property line; thence North 44 11' East along grantor's

said West property line, a distance of 372.9 feet;

thence East, a distance of 1032.2 feet to the point

of beginning, containing 8.18 acres, more or less,

situated in the Northeast 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4

and the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section

29, Township 8 South, Range 3 West, Lafayette County, Mississippi.

(2) The conveyance authorized in this section may be subject to additional terms and conditions accepted and agreed upon by the Mississippi Department of Transportation and the University of Mississippi.

SECTION 2. (1) In consideration for the conveyance of property authorized in Section 1 of this act, the University of Mississippi, acting through the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, may purchase certain real property located in Lafayette County, Mississippi, and may transfer and convey all of the right, title and interest in that property to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, such property described more specifically as follows:

A 16.0 acres, more or less, fraction of land in

the NE 1/4, SE 1/4 and SW 1/4 of Section 21,

Township 9 South, Range 3 West, Lafayette County,

Mississippi, lying East of Highway 7 South and being described in more detail as follows:

Commencing at an iron rod found at the NW/cor of

the SE 1/4 of Section 21; run thence north along a

fence line for 841.5 feet to a fence corner; run

thence along a fence South 41 degrees 25 minutes

East for 1122.2 feet to an iron pipe in fence line;

run thence leaving fence South 69 degrees 17 minutes

30 seconds West for 774.91 feet to an iron rod; run

thence South for 155.91 feet to an iron rod; run

thence West for 673.47 feet to the East right of way

of Highway 7 South; run thence along right of way

North 0 degrees 54 minutes East for 430.05 feet to

an iron rod; run thence along a fence East for 649.2

feet to the point of beginning.

And also a strip of land 50 foot wide that is described

as follows: a centerline description being 50 foot

wide 25 feet right and left of centerline along an

existing paved road; commencing at an iron rod at the

NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 21; run thence West

along fence line for 649.2 feet to the East right of way

of Highway 7 South; run thence along right of way South

0 degrees 54 minutes West for 455.05 feet to the center

line of road and the point of beginning; run thence along

road East for 648.47 feet to intersection of road; run thence along road North for 180.0 feet to the property line.

(2) The conveyance authorized in this section may be subject to additional terms and conditions accepted and agreed upon by the Mississippi Department of Transportation and the University of Mississippi.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.