HOUSE BILL NO. 654
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE AND APPROVE THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN STATE REAL PROPERTY SITUATED IN GEORGETOWN HUNDRED TO SUSSEX COUNTY
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware purchased the lands of the existing Sussex County Airport and its accompanying navigation easements during the period from 1942 to 1944 for the use of Sussex County; and
WHEREAS, Sussex County has undertaken several airport and industrial park development projects at the Sussex County Airport to improve the overall transportation system and economic potential of Sussex County's residents and visitors; and
WHEREAS, Sussex County is desirous of using said lands and easements for airport and industrial park purposes; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware is desirous of transferring said lands and easements to Sussex County; and
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the General Assembly that said lands and easements are to be used by Sussex County primarily for airport and industrial park purposes;
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. The transfer and conveyance of the following described State real property to Sussex County for the consideration of one dollar ($1.00) subject to the conditions hereinafter recited is hereby specifically approved:
ALL those certain tracts, parcels or easements of land with the buildings thereon erected, being known as the "Sussex County Airport," situated in Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County and State of Delaware.
Section 2. The above described real property is to be transferred and conveyed to Sussex County upon the following conditions:
(1) That said real property shall not be used for residential purposes, and in the event that said real property shall be used for said purposes said property shall revert to the State of Delaware ; and
(2) That said real property is to be used primarily for airport and industrial park purposes, and when said real property is no longer used primarily for airport and industrial park purposes said real property shall revert to the State of Delaware.
Section 3. The Governor and the Department of Administrative Services are authorized and empowered to execute and deliver to Sussex County a good and sufficient deed transferring and conveying the above described lands and easements to Sussex County subject to the above mentioned conditions.
Approved March 5, 1974.