Authorizes the commissioner of general services to convey an abandoned state armory to the Bay Shore union free school district.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the commissioner of general services to transfer and convey certain unappropriated state land to the Bay Shore union free school district
PURPOSE: To allow the commissioner of general services to convey an abandoned state armory to the Bay Shore union free school district.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill authorizes the commissioner of general services to transfer and convey to the Bay Shore Union Free School District the abandoned state armory located at 70 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, New York in consideration of one dollar. Such transfer is contingent on the Bay Shore union free school district making application to the office of general services within one year of this bill becoming law. Lastly, the bill provides that title to the parcel in question shall revert back to the State should the Bay Shore UFSD cease using it.
JUSTIFICATION: The Bay Shore Union Free School District (Bay Shore) is working with the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA) and the Office of General Services to acquire the Bay Shore Armory located at 70 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, New York upon the departure of the New York Army National Guard units stationed there. Bay Shore intends to use the DMNA property for educational purposes to meet the needs of the school district. This bill would allow OGS to transfer to Bay Shore this excess state property at a nominal value.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010: S.8047/A.11651
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Minimal.
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This Act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2635--A 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 27, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to authorize the commissioner of general services to transfer and convey certain unappropriated state land to the Bay Shore union free school district THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subject to the provisions of this act but notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the commissioner of general services is hereby authorized to transfer and convey to the Bay Shore union free school district, in consideration of one dollar and upon such other conditions as the commissioner may deem proper, the state land located at 70 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, in the county of Suffolk, declared to be abandoned state land by the division of military and naval affairs. S 2. The lands authorized by section one of this act to be transferred and conveyed are as follows: ALL That certain piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at Bay Shore, Town of Islip, Suffolk County, New York, more particularly bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point which is the southwest corner of Redington Street and Brentwood Road and running thence along the westerly side of Brent- wood Road South 14° 46' East 435.02 feet to the northerly boundary of land of Long Island Railroad, Montauk Division; thence running along said boundary line South 75° 33' West 447.83 feet to the Middle Neck Line; thence North 13° 45' West 423.96 feet to the southerly side of Redington Street; thence along the southerly side of Redington Street North 74° 06' East 440.43 feet to the point or place of beginning. Said premises containing 4.38 acres more or less.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07255-02-1 S. 2635--A 2
ALL bearing are referred to the True Meridian. BEING the same premises described in a deed dated June 30, 1950 from the Town of Islip to the People of the State of New York, recorded in the Suffolk County Clerk's Office in Liber 3143 of Deeds at page 130. S 3. The description in section two of this act of the land to be conveyed is not intended to be a legal description but is intended to identify the parcel to be conveyed. As a condition of the purchase, the Bay Shore union free school district may submit to the commissioner of general services, for his or her approval, an accurate survey and description of the lands to be conveyed, which may be used in the conveyance thereof. S 4. The office of general services shall not transfer or convey the aforesaid land unless application is made to the office of general services by the Bay Shore union free school district within 1 year after the effective date of this act. S 5. Any lands transferred pursuant to this act shall be used exclu- sively for the purposes of the Bay Shore union free school district to house programs that address the educational needs of the community and upon termination of such use title to the lands so transferred shall revert to the state of New York. S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.