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PUBLIC LAW 85-98-JULY 11, 1957
Public Law 85-98 AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell to the village of Central, State < f New Mexico, certain lauds administered by him formerly part of the Fort » liayard Military Reservation, New Mexico.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, subject to sec- central, N. MCX. tion 2 of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and land!'^'^^^^"'^^ ° directed to sell, at market value as determined by him, and to convey to the village of Central, in the State of New Mexico, for the purpose of residential and business development, the following described lands, formerly part of the Fort Bayard Military Reservation, Grant County, New Mexico, comprising approximately hfty-eight and thirty-one onehundredths acres situated in the north half of the south half of the southeast quarter of section o4, township 17 south, range 18 west, and in the north half of the south half of section 35, township 17 south, range i;> west, New Mexico principal meridian, more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows: Beginning at a point located at the intersection of the south right-ofway line of United States Highway 260 and the south boundary of the Fort l^ayard Military Reservation, from which the Fort Bayard Military Reservation 1-mile marker bears north 89 degrees 59 minutes east, 80.65 feet distant; Thence along the south right-of-way line of United States Highway 260 as follows: First, along a circular curve to the left, the radius being 1,332.5 feet and the long chord being 1,078.87 feet in length and bearing north 58 degrees 47 minutes west; Thtnce along a transition curve to the left, the long chord being 287.83 feet in length and bearing north 86 degrees 48 minutes west; Thence north 88 degrees 38 minutes west, 1,067.69 feet; Thence along a circular curve to the left, the radius being 8,494.42 feet and the long chord being 2,364.46 feet in length and bearing south 83 degrees 18 minutes west; Thence south 75 degrees 18 minutes west, 1,309,49 feet to a point i,i intersection of the south right-of-way line of United States Highway 260 and the south boundary of the Fort Bayard Military Reservation; Thence leaving said right-of-way, along the south boundary of the Fort Bayard Military Reservation as follows: North 89 degrees 17 minutes east, 654.26 feet to the Fort Bayard Military Reservation 2-mile marker; Thence north 89 degrees 59 minutes east, 2,629.20 feet to the Fort Bayard Military Reservation li^-inile marker; Thence north 89 degrees 59 minutes east, 2,610.00 feet to the point of beginning. SEC. 2. The conveyance authorized by this Act (1) shall provide Restriction. that the described land shall not be used in a manner incompatible with the proper and effective operation of the Veterans' Administration hospital at Fort liayard, New Mexico, and, if any parcel or lot shall ever be used in such manner, the title to such parcel or lot shall revert to the United States, which shall have the immediate right of reentry thereon, provided that such reversion shall terminate in the event the Veterans' Administration ceases operation of the hospital, (2) shall protect existing valid rights, (3) shall reserve easements for existing facilities such as roads, telephone lines, pipelines, electric power transmission lines, or other facilities or improvements in place,