HOUSE BILL 502
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GREENSBORO CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONVEY CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY TO THE NORTH CAROLINA COACHES ASSOCIATION.
Whereas, the North Carolina Coaches Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging close cooperation and better understanding among coaches, school administrators, the public, the press and game officials, and endeavoring to promote and improve athletics in North Carolina and to foster high standards of ethics and sportsmanship among coaches and participants; and
Whereas, in addition to other activities, the North Carolina Coaches Association has regularly sponsored an "All-Star" football and basketball game and Coaches' Clinic in the Greensboro community; and
Whereas, over a period of years there has existed a high degree of cooperation between the North Carolina Coaches Association and the Greensboro City Schools in facilitating both the All-Star Games and the Coaches' Clinic; and
Whereas, the Greensboro City Schools and the Greensboro City Board of Education desire to encourage the goals sought to be achieved by the North Carolina Coaches Association and desire to continue to facilitate the achievement of those goals by cooperation in every reasonable manner; and
Whereas, the North Carolina Coaches Association has expressed a desire to construct a headquarters and administrative building in the Greensboro community for the Association and from which the Association will conduct its endeavors and has expressed an interest and desire in locating this facility in the vicinity of the Robert B. Jamieson Stadium where the All-Star Football Games are regularly conducted; and
Whereas, the Greensboro City Board of Education has determined that there is suitable land available on the campus of Grimsley High School which property is located at the intersection of Westover Terrace and Campus Drive, and is a rectangular lot approximately 150 feet along Westover Terrace adjacent to E. C. Brooks School and approximately 180 feet along Campus Drive; Now, therefore,
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. The Greensboro City Board of Education is hereby authorized to convey or lease to the North Carolina Coaches Association a rectangular parcel of real property presently owned by the Board of Education and located on the Grimsley High School campus, at the intersection of Westover Terrace and Campus Drive in the City of Greensboro, extending approximately 150 feet with the line of Westover Terrace and approximately 180 feet with the line of Campus Drive adjacent to the site of E. C. Brooks School, so that the North Carolina Coaches Association may construct a building upon said land in furtherance of its objectives in endeavoring to promote and improve athletics in North Carolina and to foster high standards of ethics and sportsmanship among coaches and participants. The Board of Education is authorized to dispose of this land in any manner the Board deems wise, with or without monetary consideration, and the conveyance or lease shall not be subject to the provisions of G.S. 115-126.
Sec. 2. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 3rd day of April, 1981.