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A JOINT RESOLUTION
GRANTING APPROVAL TO THE STATE GAME COMMISSION FOR THE
TRANSFER OF 32.539 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, OF LAND IN RIO ARRIBA
COUNTY FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND FISH TO THE ABIQUIU
LAND GRANT.
WHEREAS, Section 13-6-2 NMSA 1978 authorizes state
agencies to donate real property to other state agencies,
local public bodies, school districts or state educational
institutions; and
WHEREAS, approximately 32.539 acres, more or less, of
land in Rio Arriba county currently held by the state game
commission was given to the commission by the department of
transportation for mitigation for highway work; and
WHEREAS, this parcel of land does not substantially meet
the purposes of the state game commission and the department
of game and fish as such purposes are set forth in Chapter 17
NMSA 1978; and
WHEREAS, this parcel of land was originally part of the
common lands of the Abiquiu land grant, a political
subdivision of the state, to which the land should be
returned; and
WHEREAS, upon transfer, this parcel of land should be
administered as part of the common lands of the Abiquiu land
grant, with title reverting to the state if it ceases to be
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part of the common lands of the grant;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE
STATE OF NEW MEXICO that the state game commission may
transfer to the Abiquiu land grant ownership of a certain
parcel of land situated within the Abiquiu land grant in Rio
Arriba county, being more particularly bounded and described
as follows, to wit:
"Beginning at a point for Station 1217+29.11, a point on
the left right of way line of NMP SP-F-052-1(203), County of
Rio Arriba, State of New Mexico, said point also being 2305.23
feet south and 5699.30 feet East of a Monument marked TA3M &
MC14 of the Town of Abiquiu Grant, thence S.2727'W. a
distance of 608.0 feet; thence S.5056'W. a distance of 264.0
feet; thence S.6624'W. a distance of 852.0 feet; thence
S.2854'W. a distance of 334.0 feet; thence S.3803'W. a
distance of 375.0 feet; thence S.5542'W. a distance of 474.0
feet; thence S.8357'W. a distance of 180.0 feet; thence
N.8111'W. a distance of 209.73 feet; thence N.1446'E. a
distance of 382.80 feet; thence N.4946'E. a distance of
1568.0 feet; thence N.2346'E. a distance of 548.50 feet;
thence N.8946'E. a distance of 920.69 feet to the point and
place of beginning.
Containing 32.538 acres, more or less."; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the above-described tract is
to become and remain part of the common lands of the Abiquiu
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land grant, and in the event the described tract ceases to be
part of the common lands of the land grant, ownership of the
tract shall revert automatically to the state game commission;
and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be
transmitted to the state game commission and the board of
trustees of the Abiquiu land grant.