Allows the county of Niagara to transfer and convey certain parcels of land located within the town of Newfane to the town of Newfane; requires the town of Newfane to hold such land as parkland and to be responsible for the maintenance and development thereof.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the county of Niagara to alienate and convey parkland to the town of Newfane
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow the transfer of certain parcels of land, consisting of a portion of Krull Park from Niagara County to the Town of Newfane
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Authorizes the alienation and transfer of certain parklands owned by Niagara County to the Town of Newfane for recreational purposes.
Section 2: Provides a meets and bounds description of the specific property to be alienated and conveyed.
Section 3: Specifies the Effective Date.
STATEMENT IN SUPPORT:
This bill seeks to authorize the conveyance of land in Krull Park, including Olcott Beach to the Town of Newfane. The purpose is to ensure that the beach and recreational area will continue to operate in the summer months for the enjoyment of local residents and betterment of the community. Should the land described ever cease to be used for recreational purposes it would revert to Niagara County. This bill is being offered at the request of both the Town of Newfane and Niagara County.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4253 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 25, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to authorize the county of Niagara to alienate and convey park- land to the town of Newfane THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary the county of Niagara, is hereby authorized to alienate, transfer and convey the parklands described in section two of this act to the town of Newfane. Should such land ever cease to be used for recreational purposes, title to the land so conveyed shall revert to the county of Niagara. S 2. The lands to be discontinued as parklands and alienated, sold and conveyed are described as follows: All that tract or parcel of land situate in the Town of Newfane, Coun- ty of Niagara and State of New York being part of Lot 11, Township 15, Range 7 of the Holland Land Company survey and also being part of the premises conveyed by Frederick H. Krull to the County of Niagara by deed recorded in the Niagara County Clerk's Office in Liber 640 of deeds at Page 79, bounded and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point in the north line of Ontario Street (being 33 feet wide) at the southwest corner of village lot 25 as shown on a map prepared by J.P. Haines in 1860 and filed in the Niagara County Clerk's Office under cover 300, now filed in microfilm map book 8 at page 751. Thence easterly, along the north line of Ontario Street a distance of 200.18 feet to its intersection with the east line of Franklin Street (being 66 feet wide). Thence northerly, along the northerly projection of the east line of Franklin Street, a distance of 5.42 feet to a point.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10448-01-1 S. 4253 2
Thence easterly, at right angles to the last described line, a distance of 85.69 feet to a point. Thence northerly, at right angles to the last described line, a distance of 15.93 feet to a point. Thence easterly, at right angles to the last described line, a distance of 121.02 feet to a point. Thence northerly, at right angles to the last described line, a distance of 122.0 feet, more or less, to a point in the low water line of Lake Ontario. Thence westerly, along the said low water line, a distance of 406 feet, more or less, to the intersection with the west line of the afore- said village lot 25. Thence southerly, along the west line of the aforesaid village lot 25, a distance of 149.36 feet to the point or place of beginning, containing 1.30 acres, more or less. Excluded from this transfer is the title to existing concrete piers extending into Lake Ontario. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.