CHAPTER 649

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20

REQUESTING THAT THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DOVER ANNEX CERTAIN STATE LANDS INTO THE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DOVER.

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware is the owner of a parcel or tract of land situated in East Dover Hundred, Kent County, and consisting of 139.33 acres, more or less, (formerly known as the Jacob Zimmerman Farm) located north of and contiguous with the present limits of the City of Dover; and

WHEREAS, the State is planning to use approximately 60 acres of said tract of land for the Kent County Campus of the Delaware Technical and Community College and approximately 51 acres of said tract for the Voc-Tech Center for the Kent County Vocational Technical School District; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly is desirous of having said tract of land included within the limits of the City of Dover; and

WHEREAS, said tract of land is more particularly described in Exhibit "A" attached hereto;

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 127th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that The Council of The City of Dover is requested to adopt a resolution annexing the tract of land described in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and including the same within the limits of the City of Dover.

EXHIBIT "A"

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be transmitted to The Honorable Crawford Carroll, Mayor of The City of Dover, a copy to each member of the Council of the City of Dover, and a copy to the Clerk of the Council.

Beginning at a concrete monument set on the westerly right-of-way line of U.S. Route 13 at a corner for this tract and for lands of John Witcher (deed reference E-25-343), said point of beginning being S. 37° 55' E. of and 1117.9' from the intersection of the westerly right-of-way line of U.S. Route 13 with the southerly right-of-way line of County Road #100; thence running from said point of beginning and running with the westerly right-of-way line of U.S. Route 13 S. 37° 55' E. a distance of 249.00 feet to another concrete monument set on said westerly right-of-way line at a corner also for The First Pentecostal Church (deed reference D-25-61), thence running with the said Church lands the following four courses: S. 52° 05' W. a distance of 600.00 feet; thence S. 32° 13' E. a distance of 201.00'; thence S. 37° 57' E. a distance of 230.00 feet; thence N. 52° 05' E. a distance of 20.00 feet to a concrete monument set at a point along the land of Charles Fountain; thence with the...Fountain land S. 37° 26' 55" E. a distance of 196.72 feet to a concrete monument set along the lands of Lewis Learned; thence along the lands of Learned the following two courses: S. 61° 38' 52" W. a distance of 257.00 feet; thence S. 25° 25' 37" E. a distance of 613.47 feet to a large oak tree, a corner also for Trailer Village, Inc.; thence with the lands of Trailer Village, Inc. the following two courses: S. 67° 26' W. a distance of 367.32 feet, to a concrete monument; thence S. 25° 54' 13" E. a distance of 417.00 feet to a concrete monument set along the lands of Louis Reback, et ux and Mario R. DiAntonia, et ux (deed reference S-24-106) said point being near the head of a wooded swamp; thence running in or near the center of said swamp and in part along the lands of Reback and DiAntonia and in part along the lands now or formerly of M. A. Frazier S. 36° 38' 51" W. a distance of 1400.27 feet to a point in the center of the Dover River, said line passing over a concrete monument set on the northeasterly side of said river; thence running with the center of said Dover River in a northwesterly direction 2700 feet more or less to a point in the center of said river and on the easterly right-of-way line of County Road #100; thence running with the easterly line of Road #100 N. 17° 10' W. a distance of 359.87 feet to a point of curvature in said right-of-way line; thence continuing with the said right-of-way line and curving to the right on the arc of a circle with a radius of 1120.92 feet an arc distance of 374.98 feet to a point of tangency in said right-of-way line; thence continuing with right-of-way line N. 2° 00' E. a distance of 332.52 feet to another point of curvature in said line; thence curving to the right on the arc of a circle with a radius of 261.48 feet an arc distance of 273.20 feet to a point of tangency in said right-of-way line; thence continuing with which is now the southerly right-of-way line of County Road #100 N. 61° 52' E. a distance of 927.48 feet to an angle in said line; thence N. 62° 12' E. a distance of 467.06 feet to a concrete monument set on said right-of-way line at a corner also for the lot of Katherine Cote; thence leaving said right-of-way line of County Road #100 and running in part with the Cote lot and in part with the land of John Witcher S. 27° 45' E. a distance of 260.00 feet to a concrete monument set at an angle point in the line of the tract herein described and the lands of John Witcher (200 feet of this last course is adjacent to a permanent easement granted to John Witcher and described in Deed Book R, Volume 23, Page 388) (see also. Confirmatory Deed in Book E, Volume 25, Page 343) said easement having a width of 20 feet and extending southerly from the southerly right-of-way line of Road #100 a distance of 200 feet); thence running from the aforesaid concrete monument and along the land of John Witcher S. 25° 32' E. a distance of 857.57 feet to a concrete monument at a corner also for John Witcher; thence continuing with the Witcher land N. 61° 05' E. a distance of 820.00 feet to the point of beginning, the tract containing an area of 139.33 acres more or less, and the bearings herein described being based on the magnetic force observed by Fred C. Ruyter, Registered Land Surveyor, of Dover, Delaware, during a previous survey made in August of 1971.

Approved January 24, 1974.