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A JOINT RESOLUTION
GRANTING PRIOR APPROVAL TO THE PROPERTY CONTROL DIVISION OF
THE GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT FOR THE TRANSFER OF
APPROXIMATELY TWO ACRES OF LAND AND IMPROVEMENTS IN TAOS
COUNTY FROM THE GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO THE TOWN OF
TAOS.
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, a private nonprofit corporation currently
provides alcoholism counseling and detoxification services in
a state-owned facility that occupies approximately two acres
of land held by the property control division of the general
services department in Taos county; and
WHEREAS, the approximately two acres on which the
rehabilitation facility is located is part of a parcel of
land situated within private claims within the Cristoval de
la Serna grant in Taos county, being more particularly
bounded and described as follows, to wit:
A certain tract of land in Taos, Taos County, New
Mexico; within the Cristoval de la Serna Grant;
located within projected Section 29, Township 25
North, Range 13 East, NMPM; described as part of
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Tract 1, Map 5, Survey 1, of the 1941 Taos County
Reassessment Survey; also described as part of
Parcel 24 of the Cowan and Associates listing of
the Weimer properties; and more particularly
described by metes and bounds as follows:
BEGINNING at the NE corner of this tract, a 1/2 in.
rebar set with an aluminum cap stamped '1808', from
whence triangulation station "Bosque", a 1973 State
Engineer Office brass cap monument found, bears; N
36 00' 09" E, 3620.4 ft. distant, thence; S 01
25' 37" E, 321.75 ft. to the SE corner, a 1/2 in.
rebar set with an aluminum cap stamped '1807', set
on the northerly right-of-way of Weimer Road,
thence along said right-of-way; N 79 07' 04" W,
380.00 ft. to the SW corner, a 1/2 in. rebar set
with an aluminum cap stamped '1249', thence leaving
said right-of-way; N 31 08' 29" E, 298.89 ft. to
the NW corner, a 1/2 in. rebar set with an aluminum
cap stamped '1247', thence; S 88 23' 36" E, 210.67
ft. to the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING. This
tract contains 2.000 acres, more or less; all as
shown on a survey plat entitled "Weimer to State of
NM Property Control Division", RGSS survey no.
L4093, by James D. Crowl, NMLS no. 5213, dated
11/24/1993, and amended 12/16/1993."; and
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WHEREAS, in order to maintain the facility in a clean,
safe and habitable condition required to support its program,
the private nonprofit corporation seeks local control and
maintenance responsibility for the facility; and
WHEREAS, the town of Taos has offered to assume
ownership of the facility and the approximately two acres of
land used by the facility and to maintain the facility in a
clean, safe and habitable condition; and
WHEREAS, the town of Taos has agreed to accept the
rehabilitative services provided by the program as
consideration in lieu of rent; and
WHEREAS, the property control division of the general
services department has agreed to transfer ownership of the
facility and the approximately two acres of land used by the
facility to the town of Taos, contingent on the town of Taos
bearing the expenses incurred to transfer title of the
approximately two acres of land occupied by the program;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE
STATE OF NEW MEXICO that the property control division of the
general services department may transfer by quitclaim deed to
the town of Taos a parcel of approximately two acres on which
the rehabilitation facility is located; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the transfer of the
approximately two-acre parcel be contingent on the town of
Taos bearing the expenses incurred to transfer title to the
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town of Taos; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that prior to the transfer the
capitol buildings planning commission shall review the
transfer of the approximately two-acre parcel; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be
transmitted to the property control division of the general
services department, to the town council of the town of Taos,
to the capitol buildings planning commission and to the board
of directors of the private nonprofit corporation that
operates the rehabilitation program in the facility proposed
for transfer to the town of Taos.