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HPX May/June 2007, Penfield Reef Lighthouse

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NATIONAL HISTORIC LIGHTHOUSE PRESERVATION ACT OF 2000NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
PENFIELD REEF LIGHTHOUSE
OFFSHORE OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT
MAY 18, 2007

The light station property described on the attached sheet has been determined to be excess to the needs of the United States Coast Guard. Pursuant to the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000, 16 U.S.C. 470, this property is being made available at no cost to eligible entities defined as Federal Agencies, state and local agencies, non-profit corporations, educational agencies, or community development organizations, for education, park, recreation, cultural, or historic preservation purposes.In the event no applicant is approved for the conveyance of a historic lightstation pursuant to section 308 of the act, the historic light station shall be offered for sale. (Historic covenants will be included in all deeds)

The site is off-shore and contains no acreage. No submerged lands will be conveyed under the Quitclaim Deed. Lighthouse is accessible by water craft only.Potential applicants should be advised that the State of Connecticut does not have a submerged lands leasing program or other administrative process for conveying the states interest in submerged lands on which the lighthouse is located, and such conveyance may require an act of the Connecticut General Assembly. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Office of Long Island Sound Programs to discuss their interest in acquiring the light station. David Blatt at 860-424-3034

Any eligible entity with an interest in acquiring the described property for a use consistent with the purposes stated above, should submit a letter of interest to the address listed below by July 18, 2007.Letters of interest should include:
• Name of property
• Name of eligible entity
• Point of contact, title, address, phone and email
• Non-profit agencies must provide a copy of their state-certified articles of incorporation

Eligible entities that submit a letter of interest will be sent an application and given anopportunity to inspect the property. Building inspectors and/or contractors may accompany the applicant on the site visit. The completed application must be submitted to the Department of Interior within 90 days after the Federal Government site inspection.The Department of Interior will review applications and select an eligible entity to receive the property. The General Services Administration will complete the conveyance to the selected recipient For more information on the disposal of lighthouses, please visit our web site at http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/nhlpa/nhlpa.htm.

Letters of interest should be sent to:

Saundra A Robbins
GSA, Property Disposal Division
10 Causeway Street, Room 925
Boston, MA 02222
(617) 565-5710
Send a copy of the letter of interest to:
Karen Senich
Interim Director and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer
The Amos Bull House
59 South Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06106
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HPX May/June 2007, Penfield Reef Lighthouse

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NATIONAL HISTORIC LIGHTHOUSE PRESERVATION ACT OF 2000NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
PENFIELD REEF LIGHTHOUSE
OFFSHORE OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT
MAY 18, 2007

The light station property described on the attached sheet has been determined to be excess to the needs of the United States Coast Guard. Pursuant to the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000, 16 U.S.C. 470, this property is being made available at no cost to eligible entities defined as Federal Agencies, state and local agencies, non-profit corporations, educational agencies, or community development organizations, for education, park, recreation, cultural, or historic preservation purposes.In the event no applicant is approved for the conveyance of a historic lightstation pursuant to section 308 of the act, the historic light station shall be offered for sale. (Historic covenants will be included in all deeds)

The site is off-shore and contains no acreage. No submerged lands will be conveyed under the Quitclaim Deed. Lighthouse is accessible by water craft only.Potential applicants should be advised that the State of Connecticut does not have a submerged lands leasing program or other administrative process for conveying the states interest in submerged lands on which the lighthouse is located, and such conveyance may require an act of the Connecticut General Assembly. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Office of Long Island Sound Programs to discuss their interest in acquiring the light station. David Blatt at 860-424-3034

Any eligible entity with an interest in acquiring the described property for a use consistent with the purposes stated above, should submit a letter of interest to the address listed below by July 18, 2007.Letters of interest should include:
• Name of property
• Name of eligible entity
• Point of contact, title, address, phone and email
• Non-profit agencies must provide a copy of their state-certified articles of incorporation

Eligible entities that submit a letter of interest will be sent an application and given anopportunity to inspect the property. Building inspectors and/or contractors may accompany the applicant on the site visit. The completed application must be submitted to the Department of Interior within 90 days after the Federal Government site inspection.The Department of Interior will review applications and select an eligible entity to receive the property. The General Services Administration will complete the conveyance to the selected recipient For more information on the disposal of lighthouses, please visit our web site at http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/nhlpa/nhlpa.htm.

Letters of interest should be sent to:
Saundra A Robbins
GSA, Property Disposal Division
10 Causeway Street, Room 925
Boston, MA 02222
(617) 565-5710
Send a copy of the letter of interest to:
Karen Senich
Interim Director and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer
The Amos Bull House
59 South Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06106