Authorizes the New York state thruway authority to convey certain land located in the village of Canastota, county of Madison.
Ayes (56): Adams, Addabbo, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Espaillat, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gianaris, Gipson, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Hoylman, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, Latimer, LaValle, Libous, Marcellino, Marchione, Martins, Maziarz, Nozzolio, O'Brien, O'Mara, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Sanders, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (1): Dilan
Absent (1): Squadron
Excused (5): Gallivan, Larkin, Little, Montgomery, Sampson
TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the New York state thruway authority to convey certain land located in the village of Canastota, county of Madison
PURPOSE: To authorize the conveyance of public land from the NYS Thruway Authority.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 Declares Purpose
Section 2 Authorizes conveyance
Section 3 Stipulates restrictions of use
Section 4 Provides legal description of property to be conveyed
Section 5 Stipulates the Madison County IDA as Grantee
Section 6 Provides reversionary clause
Section 7 Effective date
JUSTIFICATION: The conveyance will enable the Madison County IDA to acquire and manage this property to be utilized by the Boxing Hall of Fame Museum. The property will be utilized to facilitate the expansion of the Museum as well as enable increased marketing opportunity by enabling more prominent signage. This will result in both a greater public benefit as well as increased tourism revenues for New York State.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012 - S.7575/A.10590
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3859 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 25, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to authorize the New York state thruway authority to convey certain land located in the village of Canastota, county of Madison THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Declaration of purpose. The state of New York, the village of Canastota and the county of Madison have determined that the develop- ment of the village of Canastota's underutilized property, uniquely located near the New York state thruway, is vital to the growth and prosperity of the state of New York, the village of Canastota and the county of Madison. Development of this area offers an historic opportu- nity to expand the local economy, provide job opportunities, expand tourism and recreational related industry, and increase municipal reven- ue for the residents of the village of Canastota and the overall Central New York region. In general, the state of New York desires to improve this corridor to create opportunities for tourism and recreation. The New York state thruway authority has identified a parcel of such certain land, which is under its present jurisdiction and owned by the people of the state of New York, that may be utilized to allow realization of such opportunities for tourism and recreation. The county of Madison has established an industrial development agency pursuant to section 893 of the general municipal law with the intention of using such agency for the purposes of relieving and reducing unemployment, promoting and providing for additional and maximum employment, bettering and maintain- ing job opportunities, and such other purposes as may be authorized by section 893 of the general municipal law. S 2. Notwithstanding any other law, the New York state thruway author- ity shall transfer and convey to the Madison county industrial develop- ment agency, created pursuant to section 893 of the general municipalEXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09302-01-3 S. 3859 2
law, the parcel of certain land referenced in section one of this act and described in section four of this act for the purposes described in this act, sole consideration of redevelopment activities and site owner- ship responsibilities, within 60 days of notice by such industrial development agency. S 3. The Madison county industrial development agency shall use the lands conveyed pursuant to this act for such purposes and in accordance with such powers as authorized by section 893 of the general municipal law. S 4. The lands authorized to be conveyed pursuant to section two of this act are generally described as follows: 1. All that tract or parcel of land, situated, lying, and being in the Village of Canastota, Town of Lenox, County of Madison, State of New York, more particularly bounded and described as follows: Beginning at an iron pin set at the northeasterly corner of Parcel No. 273 heretofore appropriated by the People of the State of New York ("State") by virtue of Map No. 220 (Mohawk Thruway-Madison County) filed in the Madison County Clerk's Office ("Clerk's Office") on August 20, 1952, said pin also being set at the northwesterly corner of lands conveyed to The International Boxing Hall of Fame, Inc. ("IBHF") by deed recorded in the Clerk's Office on October 6, 1987 in Liber 848 at page 218, and at a point in the easterly boundary of state Route 13 (a/k/a North Peterboro Street); thence along said easterly boundary, North 7°-13'-07" East, 150.08 feet to an iron pin; thence through lands appro- priated by the State the following four courses and distances: (1) North 47°-35'-00" East, 488.85 feet to an iron pin; (2) South 6°-35'-00" West, 52.00 feet to an iron pin; (3) South 42°-25'-00" East, 250.00 to an iron pin; and (4) South 47°-35'-00" West, 650.00 feet to an iron pin set at a point in the aforesaid easterly boundary of state Route 13; thence along said easterly boundary North 7°-13'-07" West, 97.60 feet to an iron pin set at the southeasterly corner of the aforesaid Parcel No. 273, said pin also being set at the southwesterly corner of the aforementioned lands conveyed to the IBHF; thence along the division line between lands appropriated by the State and lands conveyed to the IBHF the following three courses and distances: (1) North 52°-01'-00" East, 158.74 feet to an iron pin; (2) North 8°-27'-51" West, 98.75 feet to an iron pin; and (3) South 52°-01'-00" West, 156.25 feet to the point and place of begin- ning; containing 3.29 acres, more or less, all as shown on a map made by Myers and Associates, P.C., dated April 22, 1998 and last revised Decem- ber 18, 1998, entitled "Portion of Lands of the New York State Thruway Authority," filed in the Clerk's Office on June 17, 2002 under Control No. 3867. Being all of Parcel No. 274 appropriated by the State in fee without the right of access reserved to abutting owners, by virtue of Map No. 227 (Mohawk Thruway-Madison County) filed in the Clerk's Office on August 20, 1952; and a portion of Parcel Nos. 276 and 277 appropriated by the State in fee without the right of access reserved to abutting owners, by virtue of Map Nos. 222 and 223 (Mohawk Thruway-Madison Coun- ty), respectively, filed in the Clerk's Office on August 20, 1952 and November 10, 1952, respectively. Access to and/or from the above-described lands is restricted to the following described boundaries: North 7°-13'-07" West, 97.60 feet; North 52°-01'-00" East, 158.74 feet; North 8°-27'-51" West, 98.75 feet; South 52°-01'-00" West, 156.25 feet; and North 7°-13'-07" West, 150.08 feet. Access, therefore, is strictly prohibited across all other boundaries described hereinabove.S. 3859 3
Such conveyance shall be subject to all covenants, conditions, ease- ments and restrictions of record; and 2. All that tract or parcel of land, situated, lying, and being in the village of Canastota, town of Lenox, county of Madison, state of New York, abutting and bounded generally on the south by lands described in subdivision 1 of this section, state route 13 on the west, the thruway on the north, and other lands under the authority's jurisdiction on the east, having an area not to exceed five acres. Such specific area, configuration, and boundaries shall be determined by the authority. Such conveyance shall be subject to all covenants, conditions, ease- ments and restrictions of record. S 5. The Madison county industrial development agency shall adopt by resolution comprehensive guidelines which detail the corporation's oper- ative policy and instructions regarding the use, awarding, monitoring and reporting of procurement contracts. Such guidelines shall, at a minimum, include the standards established in section 104-b of the general municipal law. S 6. In the event that the lands as described in section four of this act shall cease to be developed within five years from the date of transfer, in accordance with the purposes set forth in sections one and three of this act prior to the issuance of any certificate of occupancy, title to such lands and any improvements thereon shall revert to the people of the state of New York under the jurisdiction of the New York state thruway authority. S 7. This act shall take effect immediately.