Senate Bill No. 661
(Senators Walker and Buckalew, original sponsors)
[Passed March 14, 1998; in effect from passage.]
AN ACT authorizing the state building commission to sell the
land, together with the building thereon, known as the
former Thomas Jefferson Junior High School in Charleston.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia.
SALE OF PROPERTY.
§1. Land sale; description.
The executive director of the state building commission is
authorized to solicit interest in, enter into a contract for
sale, sell and convey, for good and valuable consideration as
negotiated by the executive director of the state building
commission, after publishing notice of the opportunity to submit
sealed bids to purchase the property and selecting from among the
bids so solicited, the parcel of land, together with the three- story brick building thereon, located on Morris Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, described as follows:
That certain lot or parcel of land, together with the three- story brick building thereon, known as Thomas Jefferson Junior
High School, described as Charleston East tax map number
seventeen (17), parcel one hundred fifty-nine (159), situate at
the corner of Quarrier and Morris Streets, in the city of
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, fronting two hundred
thirty feet (230), more or less, on the easterly side of Morris
Street and extending back approximately one hundred fifty-six
feet to an alley as described in a deed dated May 2, 1979.
The executive director of the state building commission
shall not sell said property for anything less than the appraised
value of the property as determined by an appraisement of the
property performed by an appraiser licensed in this state that is
completed within one year prior to the date of the sale of the
Proceeds from the sale of the property shall first be
applied for the expenses related to the relocation of the
occupants of the Thomas Jefferson Junior High School, including,
but not limited to, the moving of the employees and remodeling
and renovating office space to be used by the relocated employees
and the remainder shall be deposited in the account of the state