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Connecticut Laws | Title 4b State Real Property
CHAPTER 60 CONSTRUCTION AND ALTERATIONS OF STATE BUILDINGS
Sec. 4b-61. (Formerly Sec. 4-24m). Contracting for design professional services.

(3) As used in this section, "design professional" means any architect, professional engineer, landscape architect, land surveyor or interior designer who is registered to practice his profession in accordance with the applicable provisions of the general statutes; and "design professional services" means those professional services rendered by architects, professional engineers, landscape architects, land surveyors or interior designers, as well as incidental services that members of such professions and those in their employ are authorized to perform. (287)

Sec. 4b-62. (Formerly Sec. 4-135). Trusts for erecting and maintaining memorials. (288)(Text)

The Commissioner of Public Works may accept and execute any trusts, testamentary or otherwise, created or established for the purpose of procuring, erecting and maintaining any memorial on public grounds or within public buildings of the state or any municipality therein, and the court of probate in which a will creating any such trust has been proved may appoint said commissioner as trustee to execute such trust without requiring said commissioner to furnish a probate bond as such trustee; but this section shall not be construed as empowering said commissioner to erect or maintain any such memorial upon the grounds or within or upon any public building belonging to the state without the consent of the General Assembly, nor upon any grounds nor within or upon any public building belonging to any city or town, without the consent of the common council of the city or the selectmen of the town, as the case may be. The commissioner shall not, without special authority from the General Assembly, make, erect or remove from its location any statue or sculpture upon the property of the state. (289)

Sec. 4b-63. (Formerly Sec. 4-36b). Demolition of state buildings. Notice to municipalities. (290)(Text)

(a) Whenever the state plans demolition of a state building or structure, and the site upon which such building or structure is located is not to be used for a state project already authorized and funded, the Commissioner of Public Works shall first notify the chief executive officer of the municipality wherein the building or structure to be demolished is located, by registered or certified mail, at least sixty days prior to the public advertisement of the bid for services necessary to accomplish such demolition. (291)

(b) The municipality wherein the building or structure is to be demolished may, within the period prior to the public advertisement of such bid, submit a bid to said commissioner for the purchase of such state building or structure, and the commissioner may accept such bid provided the use which the municipality intends for the building or structure is compatible with state needs and programs. In the event the municipality intends to move the building, the costs thereof shall not be paid by the state. (292)

Sec. 4b-64. (Formerly Sec. 4-36c). When notice of intent to dispose of, demolish or transfer certain structures required to be given Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism and affected municipality. (293)(Text)

Each state department, institution or agency intending to dispose of, demolish or transfer ownership of any structure more than fifty years old shall notify the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism of such intent ninety days before the disposition, demolition or transfer. The department, institution or agency, not more than one hundred twenty days and not less than thirty days before such disposition, demolition or transfer, shall publish notice of its intent three times in a newspaper of general circulation in the municipality in which such structure is located and shall post a sign stating its intent in a conspicuous place on the property on which such structure is located not less than thirty days before the disposition, demolition or transfer. (294)

Sec. 4b-65. Buildings adjacent to Capitol. (295)(Text)

No building shall be erected, rebuilt or altered, upon any land abutting on Trinity Street between Elm Street and Capitol Avenue, or upon any land abutting on Capitol Avenue between its intersection with the east line of Trinity Street and Washington Street, in the city of Hartford, to a height of more than ninety feet; but nothing herein shall prevent the erection of any tower, spire, finial, skylight, cornice or other appurtenance upon any such building to a height of more than ninety feet, provided the design or plan of such tower, spire, finial, skylight, cornice or other appurtenance shall have been approved in writing by the Commissioner of Public Works. (296)

Sec. 4b-66. (Formerly Sec. 4-24c). Connecticut Capitol Center. Master plan for development. Exceptions. Review of plan by Connecticut Capitol Center Commission. Reports. (297)(Text)

(a) There shall continue to be a master plan for the development of the Connecticut Capitol Center in Hartford within the following-described area to be known as the Capitol Center District: All of the land within the city of Hartford bounded by Bushnell Park, Wells Street, Main Street, Buckingham Street, Wadsworth Street to Cedar Street following the rear property lines of property fronting on Buckingham Street, Cedar Street, a line extended east from Grand Street, Grand Street, Oak Street, the parcel at the southwest corner of Russ Street and Oak Street, Russ Street, Broad Street, and the right-of-way of the New Haven Railroad to Bushnell Park. The Capitol Center District shall, where feasible, be the location of the central offices, and their ancillary facilities, of the three branches of the state government. The district shall also contain those noncentral offices, and their ancillary facilities, which serve the Hartford area and which can feasibly fulfill their functions at this location, except that this shall not prohibit the construction or leasing by the state of courts and courthouses outside of the Capitol Center District. Nongovernmental uses, including, but not limited to, social, cultural, residential, and retail uses may be incorporated in the area as ancillary uses. (298)

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