40:37-142. Conveyance of park lands for school purposes in certain cases
When land acquired prior to April twentieth, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-one, for a public park by the commission surrounds on three sides land of the board of education of any town in which the public park is situate in whole or in part, and upon which land of the board of education a public schoolhouse has been erected, and when, by appropriate resolution, upon the request of the board of education, the park commission shall declare that a public necessity exists for the transfer, for school purposes, of a portion of the park land, not exceeding one acre in area, to the board of education, of which necessity the park commission shall be the sole judge, then the park commission may sell and convey, for school purposes, for such consideration, if any, and upon such terms and conditions as it may determine, to the board of education, or transfer, for school purposes, to the board of education, the care, custody and control of a portion of the park land, not exceeding one acre in area, contiguous to the land of the board of education, and the board of education may, by the passage of an appropriate resolution, accept the land so conveyed, and the care, custody and control thereof.
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