§ 1-2-7.1 Relating to airport and landing fields. (a) The Rhode Island Airport corporation has jurisdiction over the state airports and airport facilities, and the general assembly recognizes that the safe and efficient operation of the airports and airport facilities is of paramount importance to the citizens of the state of Rhode Island. The general assembly has found and hereby declares that it is in the public interest and essential to the welfare and well-being of the citizens of the state for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to lease or grant concessions of real property not necessary from time to time for airport use to state or municipal governmental authorities to enable such governmental authorities to carry out their governmental functions and purposes.
(b) The Rhode Island Airport Corporation together with the Rhode Island department of transportation is hereby authorized to lease to the town of Westerly that certain parcel of real property located at the Westerly Airport, consisting of approximately one hundred and twenty-two thousand nine hundred and sixty-four (122,964) square feet situated easterly of Airport Road in the town of Westerly, county of Washington, state of Rhode Island, and described as follows: Beginning at a railroad spike set on a point of tangency a bearing of S 77 degrees 49 minutes 49 seconds E and a radial distance of two hundred ten and forty hundredths (210.40) feet from Station 44-25.15 as shown on Rhode Island State Highway Plat No. 1159 at the northwesterly corner of the herein-described parcel;
thence N 88 degrees 20 minutes 30 seconds E along a line forty (40) feet southerly and parallel with the northerly Westerly Airport property line of an access road leading to the Westerly Airport terminal a distance of six hundred ninety-four and seventeen hundredths (694.17) feet to an iron pin with cap set at a point of curvature;
thence proceeding easterly bearing southerly along a curve with a radius of fifteen and zero hundredths (15.00) feet with a central angle of 144 degrees 45 minutes 45 seconds, with a chord bearing of S 19 degrees 16 minutes 38 seconds E and a chord distance of twenty-eight and fifty-nine hundredths (28.59) feet, an arc length of thirty-seven and ninety hundredths (37.90) feet to an iron pin with cap set at a point of tangency;
thence S 53 degrees 06 minutes 15 seconds W along access road a distance of three hundred thirty-nine and seventy-one hundredths (339.71) feet to an iron pin with cap set at a point of curvature;
thence proceeding southwesterly bearing westerly along said access road along a curve with a radius of two hundred twenty and zero hundredths (220.00) feet, a central angle of 81 degrees 40 minutes 24 seconds, with a chord bearing of N 86 degrees 03 minutes 33 seconds W and a chord distance of two hundred eighty-seven and seventy-two hundredths (287.72) feet, an arc distance of three hundred thirteen and sixty hundredths (313.60) feet to an iron pin with cap set at a point of tangency;
thence N 45 degrees 13 minutes 21 seconds W along said access road a distance of two hundred twenty-two and seventy-four hundredths (222.74) feet to an iron pin with a cap set at a point of curvature;
thence proceeding northwesterly bearing northerly along a curve with a radius of twenty and zero hundredths (20.00) feet, a central angle of 133 degrees 33 minutes 51 seconds, a chord bearing of N 21 degrees 33 minutes 34 seconds E and a chord distance of thirty-six and seventy-six hundredths (36.76) feet, an arc distance of forty-six and sixty-two hundredths (46.62) feet to the point and place of beginning.
The herein described New Lot A contains 122,964 square feet of land or 2.823 acres be the same, more or less.
The herein-described New Lot A is shown on that plan entitled
"Minor Subdivision, Proposed Westerly Police Station, out of AP 108, Lot 19,
Westerly Airport, Westerly, Rhode Island, scale 1" =40", dated 5/21/05,
prepared for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation by Bryant Associates, Inc.,
Engineers and Surveyors, Thomas D. Drury, Jr., PLS" together with all
structures and improvements located and/or to be built thereon, for the purpose
of constructing and maintaining a police station, for a period not in excess of
ninety-nine (99) years.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 9, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 10, § 1.)