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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Special Town Council Meeting - Founders Preserve

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 To consider, discuss and vote upon the following:

 “Shall the Town of Ledyard transfer town-owned property located at  332 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard approximately 96.52 +/- acres (Founders Preserve) to the Avalonia Land Conservancy to remain open to the public for passive recreation and to be protected in perpetuity under the Conservancy’s care with the following conditions:

1.  The existing 1,800 square foot house and associated land would be subdivided off the land, at Avalonia Land Conservancy’s expense. 

2.  Avalonia Land Conservancy would allow for the continuation of  bow hunting on the Founders Preserve Property in accordance with Ordinance #100-018 “An Ordinance Providing for Archery Hunting on Certain Town-Owned Lands:.

3.  Avalonia Land Conservancy will pay for all conveyances and fees regarding the transfer of the property.

4.  In the event Avalonia Land Conservancy determines they no longer wished to own or no longer can own the so-called Founders Preserve Property, Avalonia will first offer the property back to the Town of Ledyard as the last owner of record. Such conveyance will be at no cost to the Town, other than customary recording and legal fees. The Town shall have 120 days to accept or reject re-acquisition. The Town shall notify Avalonia in writing of its intent to accept or reject. Should the Town choose not to accept the property back, Avalonia will then have the right to convey the parcel to a third party of their choice?”.

Dated at Ledyard, Connecticut, this 15h day of October, 2020. 

                                                                                   s/s Linda C. Davis, Chairman

                                                                                    Ledyard Town Council

Published on the Town Website on: October 15, 2020

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