COUNTY COMMISSIONER TO TAKE TITLE AND HOLD
                 Act of Jul. 1, 1937, P.L. 2612, No. 494              Cl. 16
                                  AN ACT

     Authorizing county commissioners of any county to hold in trust
        for the inhabitants and citizens of the county, any real
        estate and property appropriate for agriculture fairs or
        exhibits; and to lease the same, without expense or liability
        to the county, to any incorporated agriculture association to
        operate and conduct an annual fair within the county.

        Compiler's Note:  Section 2901 of Act 130 of 1955 provided
            that Act 494 is repealed insofar as it relates to
            counties of the third through eighth class.
        Compiler's Note:  Section 3301 of Act 230 of 1953 provided
            that Act 494221 is repealed insofar as it relates to
            counties of the second class.
        Section 1.  Be it enacted, &c., That where the owner or
     owners of any real estate, with or without improvements thereon,
     adapted to the use or purpose of public agriculture fairs or
     exhibits, are willing to convey said real estate to the county
     wherein located to be held in trust for citizens and inhabitants
     of the county, the county commissioners shall have the right to
     take title thereto and hold such real estate in trust for the
     benefit of the citizens and inhabitants of the county.
        Section 2.  The county commissioners of any county shall have
     the power to receive and accept contributions in building or
     materials for additional improvements on the real estate
     conveyed and held in trust as provided in section one.
        Section 3.  The county commissioners may lease said real
     estate to any incorporated agriculture association willing and
     financially able to manage said premises, on condition that said
     premises will be used annually for agriculture fairs and
     exhibitions each year, without any liability on the part of the
     county and with no expense to the county. Upon failure of any
     lessee to comply with the terms of any lease, the county shall
     retake possession of the real estate.
        Section 4.  If for a period of five years no public use of
     said real estate as contemplated by the grant to the county is
     made, the county commissioners shall have power to sell such
     real estate on petition to the court of common pleas as provided
     by law for the sale of county property.