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[9] > Image [9] of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 1966-12-dec13.

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

9 The question was called for and Mr. Hillenmeyer's motion was passed without dissent. M. Additional Land Acquisition Approved at Prestonsburg Mr. Hillenmeyer said the Real Estate Committee wished to make the following recommendation: that the President be authorized to acquire in the name of the Commonwealth of Kentucky for the use and benefit of the University of Kentucky, either by purchase or through the exercise of the power of emi- nent domain, two tracts of land for the purpose of expanding the plant and extending the usefulness of the Prestonsburg Community College. The first tract is contiguous with the present boundary of the Community College, con- sists of approximately 10. 03 acres, and is presently owned by Mr. Graham Porter. The second tract is contiguous with the first. consists of approximately 11. 20 acres, and is presently owned by Mrs. Susan Elliot. The additional land at Prestonsburg is urgently needed to provide the necessary space for the expansion of the facilities of the college to accommo- date a projected enrollment of 1, 350 by 1972 and for additional future enrollment increases. On motion duly made, seconded and carried the recommendation of the Real Estate Committee was approved as presented by Mr. Hillenmeyer. N. Easement Granted to General Telephone Company Mr. Hillenmeyer said the Real Estate Committee wished to recommend approval of a routine request from the General Telephone Company for an easement for the purpose of installing underground equipment. He added that the granting of the easement would not interfere with the use of the property. The motion was made by Mr. Hillenmeyer that the President be author- ized to convey to the General Telephone Company of Kentucky a utility easement for buried cables on and across that narrow strip or portion of the real property of undersigned, lying along, adjacent, and parallel to the right-of-way of., and within 50 feet of the center line of, the Tates Creek Road, in Fayette County, Kentucky, being a part of the property conveyed to undersigned by Percy H. Speed and Helen S. Speed, his wife; W. MI. Ellis and Sarah A. Ellis, his wife; Claude W. Warner and Jane Null Warner, his wife. and Martha Pettit Van Meter, a single person, Gerry L. Calvert, as Special Commissioner of the Fayette County Court, by deed dated September 29, 1.966, recorded in Deed Book 881, Page 121, in the Fayette Co'intv Clerk's Office, to which deed reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said property. Mr. Ezelle seconded the motion, and it was passed without dissent.