TITLE 37
Public Property and Works

CHAPTER 37-7.1
Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation – Sale of Property

SECTION 37-7.1-5


§ 37-7.1-5 Transfer of Smithfield property.

The director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, upon written request of the executive director of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, is hereby authorized and directed to grant, transfer, and convey in fee simple or otherwise, as set forth in such request, in the name of and for the state of Rhode Island to the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation that certain real estate described below and all improvements thereon belonging to the state of Rhode Island situated in the town of Smithfield, Rhode Island, or portions thereof as determined by the executive director of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation. The provisions of §§ 37-6-1 et seq. and 37-7-1 et seq. shall not be applicable to the conveyance or conveyances set forth herein which have been or hereafter may be effected by the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation under the provisions of this chapter.

(a) Parcel 1: That certain tract or parcel of land situated in the town of Smithfield, county of Providence, state of Rhode Island, and bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at the southeast corner of said parcel at a point fifty (50) feet southwesterly of, and opposite state 301+75.00 as shown on State Highway Plat #365;

Thence running northeasterly, bounded southwesterly by land now or formerly of Richard Conti and by land now or formerly of Joseph and Irene Bruno, for a distance of seven hundred sixty-three and ninety-hundredths (763.98) feet to a point, said point being one hundred (100) feet southeasterly of and opposite station 207+00 as shown on State Highway Plat #361;

Thence turning an interior angle of 90d-00'-00" and running northeasterly, bounded northwesterly by Route 116, for a distance of four hundred forty-seven and forty four hundredths (447.44) feet to a point of curvature, said point being fifty (50) feet southeasterly of, and opposite station 211+47.44 on said highway plat;

Thence curving to the right along the arc of a curve having a radius of 140.00 or central angle of 91d-28'-35", and an arc length of 223.52 to a point of tangency, said point being fifty (50) feet southwesterly of and opposite station 305+82.38 as shown on State Highway Plat #365;

Thence running southeasterly along the southwesterly line of Route 7 for a distance of four hundred seven and thirty-eight (407.38) feet to the point and place of beginning, said last course forming an interior angle of 50d-30'-45" with the first described course. Said parcel contains 3.96 acres, plus or minus.

(b) Parcel 2: That certain tract or parcel of land situated in the town of Smithfield, county of Providence, state of Rhode Island, and bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at the southwesterly corner of said parcel at a point fifty (50) feet northwesterly of, and opposite, station 207+00 as shown on State Highway Plat #361;

Thence running northwesterly, bounded southeasterly by Route 116, for a distance of fifty and no hundredths (50.00) feet to a Rhode Island highway bound set one hundred (100) feet northwesterly of, and opposite station 207+00 on said highway plat;

Thence turning an interior angle of 135d-45'-25" and running northeasterly, bounded northwesterly by land now or formerly of J.S.S.L., Inc., for a distance of six hundred ninety-four and forty-six hundredths (694.46) feet to a point fifty (50) feet southwesterly of, and opposite station 314+100 as shown on State Highway Plat #365;

Thence running southeasterly along the southwesterly line of Route 7 for a distance of one hundred twenty-seven and eighty-five hundredths (127.85) feet to a point of tangency, said point being fifty (50) feet southwesterly of, and opposite station 312+71.74 as shown on said highway plat;

Thence curving to the right, following the southwesterly line of Route 7, along the curve of an arc having a radius of 1951.94, a central angle of 10d-23'-59", and an arc length of 354.30, to a point of compounded curvature;

Thence still curving to the right along the arc of a curve having a radius of 70.00, a central angle of 95d-10'-08" and an arc length of 116.27' to a point of curvature, said point being fifty (50) feet northwesterly of, and opposite station 212+12.80 as shown on State Highway Plat #361;

Thence running southwesterly, bounded southeasterly by Route 116, for a distance of five hundred twelve and eighty hundredths (512.80) feet to the point and place of beginning, said last course forming an interior angle of 90d-00'-00" with the first described course.

Said parcel contains 4.09 acres more or less.

(c) Parcel 3: That certain tract or parcel of land situated in the town of Smithfield, county of Providence, state of Rhode Island and bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at the southeast corner of said parcel at a point fifty (50) feet northwesterly of, and opposite, station 216+00 as shown on State Highway Plat #361;

Thence running southwesterly, bounded southeasterly by Route 116, for a distance of one hundred eighteen and nineteen hundredths (118.19) feet to an angle;

Thence turning an interior angle of 146d-52'-53" and running northwesterly, for a distance of one hundred twenty and fifty nine-hundredths (120.59) feet to an angle;

Thence turning an interior angle of 132d-23'-40" and continuing northwesterly for a distance of one hundred thirteen and no hundredths (113.00) feet to a point, said point being forty-one (41) feet northeasterly of, and opposite station 310+00 as shown on State Highway Plat #365, said last two courses bounded southwesterly on Route 7;

Thence turning an interior angle of 88d-30'-56" and running northeasterly, bounded northwesterly by Route 7, for a distance of nine and no hundredths (9.00) feet to a point, said point being fifty (50) feet northeasterly of, and opposite station 310+00 on said highway plat;

Thence turning an interior angle of 142d-49'-49" and running southeasterly, bounded northeasterly by land now or formerly of the town of Smithfield, for a distance of two hundred sixty-two and twenty-one hundredths (262.21) feet to a point, said point being one hundred (100) feet northwesterly of and opposite station 216+00 on Plat #361;

Thence turning an interior angle of 119d-22'-42" and running southeasterly, bounded northeasterly by Route 116, for a distance of fifty and no hundredths (50.00) feet to the point and place of beginning, said last course forming an interior angle of 90d-00'-00" with the first described course.

Said parcel contains 22,164 square feet, more or less.

(d) Parcel 4: Wherever the words "center line" are used in the following description, unless otherwise designated, they refer to the center line of the Smithfield-Lincoln-Cumberland George Washington Highway 1931 survey by the State Board of Public Roads along its various routes and modifications thereof as shown on Plat #458 and as described below: That certain land located in the town of Smithfield as shown upon the accompanying Plat #458 together with all rights appurtenant to said land in and to the highway upon which said land abuts, said land being located along the various routes of George Washington Highway so-called, and which lies between the center line and a line described as follows:

Beginning at a point, said point being opposite and one hundred (100) feet southerly from said center line at Sta. 167+48/+- and also said point being in the southerly highway line of George Washington Highway so-called, as established by Plat #361 by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads and filed with the Town Clerk of Smithfield, December 2, 1931, at its intersection with a stone wall running in a southerly direction; thence southerly along the aforedescribed stone wall to its intersection with the northerly side of Woonasquatucket River so-called, at a point opposite and four hundred sixty-six more or less (466/+-) feet southerly from said center line at Sta. 164+21/+-; thence southerly along range of the aforedescribed stone wall to a point in the middle of the aforesaid Woonasquatucket River so-called, said point being opposite and five hundred twenty-eight more or less (528/+-) feet southerly from said center line at Sta. 163+80-; thence westerly along the middle of the aforesaid Woonasquatacket River so-called, to its intersection with the southerly highway line of George Washington Highway so-called, as established by the aforesaid Plat #361 by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads at a point opposite and one hundred (100) feet southerly from said center line at Sta. 158+00/+- and as shown upon the accompanying Plat #458 by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads.

(e) Parcel 5: That certain lot or parcel of land situate along the northerly side of George Washington Highway so-called, in the town of Smithfield and designed as Parcel #1 on the accompanying Plat #463 by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads together with all rights appurtenant to said land in and to the highway upon which said land abuts, said land being further described as follows:

Beginning at a point, said point being opposite and one hundred (100) feet northerly from Sta. 167+24/+- of the traverse line of a survey by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Records entitled "Smithfield-Lincoln-Cumberland, George Washington Highway, 1931 Survey" and also said point being in the northerly highway line of George Washington Highway so-called, as established by Plat #361 by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads and filed with the Town Clerk of Smithfield, December 2, 1931, at its intersection with a stone wall running in a northerly direction; thence northerly along the aforesaid stone wall for a distance of two hundred fifty more or less (250/+-) feet to its intersection with a stone wall running in an easterly direction; thence northerly making an interior angle of 143d-35'-50" with the first mentioned stone wall, for a distance of one hundred fifty-nine and sixty-one one-hundredths (159.61) feet to a point; thence westerly making an interior angle of 126d-30'-50" with the aforedescribed line for a distance of three hundred forty-nine and forty-three one-hundredths (349.43) feet to a point; thence westerly making an exterior angle of 156d-15'-20" with the aforedescribed line for a distance of two hundred seventy-nine more or less (279/+-) feet to its intersection with a stone wall running in a northerly-southerly direction; thence southerly along the aforedescribed stone wall for a distance of seven hundred fifty-nine more or less (759/+-) feet to its intersection with a stone wall running in a westerly direction; thence westerly along the aforedescribed stone wall and continuing in the range of the aforedescribed stone wall for a distance of one hundred fifty-two more or less (152/+-) feet to the center of the Woonasquatucket River so-called; thence southerly along the center of the Woonasquatucket River so-called, to its intersection with the northerly highway line of George Washington Highway so-called, as established by the aforesaid Plat #361 by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads at a point opposite and one hundred (100) feet northerly from Sta. 157+94/+- of the aforsaid traverse line highway line of George Washington Highway so-called, to the point or place of beginning and as shown upon the accompanying Plat #463 by the Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 50, § 1.)