Authorizes Schuyler county to convey an easement through land located in Seneca Harbor Park to enable access to lakefront development.
- Sep 23, 2011: SIGNED CHAP.563
- Sep 12, 2011: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
- Jun 20, 2011: returned to senate
- Jun 20, 2011: passed assembly
- Jun 20, 2011: home rule request
- Jun 20, 2011: ordered to third reading rules cal.473
- Jun 20, 2011: substituted for a6724b
- Jun 15, 2011: referred to local governments
- Jun 15, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
- Jun 15, 2011: PASSED SENATE
- Jun 15, 2011: HOME RULE REQUEST
- Jun 7, 2011: AMENDED ON THIRD READING (T) 4267B
- Jun 6, 2011: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 4267A
- May 23, 2011: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
- May 18, 2011: 2ND REPORT CAL.
- May 17, 2011: 1ST REPORT CAL.674
- Mar 25, 2011: REFERRED TO CULTURAL AFFAIRS, TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION
S4267-2011 MeetingsCultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation: May 17, 2011
S4267-2011 CalendarsActive List: May 25, 2011 , Floor Calendar: May 18, 2011 , Floor Calendar: May 23, 2011 , Floor Calendar: May 24, 2011 , Floor Calendar: May 25, 2011 , Floor Calendar: Jun 1, 2011 , Floor Calendar: Jun 2, 2011 , Floor Calendar: Jun 6, 2011
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation - May 17, 2011
VOTE: FLOOR VOTE: - Jun 15, 2011
Ayes (62): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Oppenheimer, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
BILL NUMBER:S4267 TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the county of Schuyler to convey to Seneca Harbor Place, LLC, an easement through land located in the county's Seneca Harbor Park PURPOSE: Authorizes Schuyler County to convey to Seneca Harbor Place, LLC, an easement through land located in Seneca Harbor Place to enable access to lakefront development. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill authorizes the County of Schuyler through its county legislature to convey an easement located in Seneca Harbor Park to Seneca Harbor Place, LLC for the purpose of enabling access to lakefront development. Section 2 of the bill provides that the authorization in Section 1 shall be effective only upon the condition that the county of Schuyler dedicate an amount equal to or greater than the fair market value of the easement interest being alienated pursuant to section one to the acquisition of new parkland and/or capital improvements to existing park and recreational facilities. Section 3 of the bill describes the easement to be conveyed by Schuyler County. Section 4 of the bill provides that the conveyance of the easement shall not occur until the county of Schuyler has complied with any federal requirements pertaining to the alienation or conversion of parklands. Section 5 of the bill provides for an immediate effective date. JUSTIFICATION: A 2008 study identified a critical housing shortage in Schuyler County. Allowing Schuyler County to grant a permanent easement at Seneca Harbor Park would allow access to lakefront development of adjoining property and creation of a major economic asset for the entire county. The portion of the park in question is currently utilized as a parking/driveway area and such use will not change as a result of this action. The aforementioned development is contingent on Seneca Harbor Place, L.L.C obtaining access to their property through this portion of the park. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2010: S.8134A, A.11412A FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None. EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 4267 A. 6724 2011-2012 Regular Sessions SENATE - ASSEMBLY March 25, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. FRIEND -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments AN ACT to authorize the county of Schuyler to convey to Seneca Harbor Place, LLC, an easement through land located in the county's Seneca Harbor Park THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The county of Schuyler, acting by and through its county legislature, is hereby authorized to convey by appropriate instruments to Seneca Harbor Place, LLC, an easement located in Seneca Harbor Park and described in section three of this act, for the purpose of enabling access to lakefront development by Seneca Harbor Place, LLC. S 2. The authorization provided in section one of this act shall be effective only upon the condition that the county of Schuyler acquire and dedicate as parkland a parcel that has been identified that contains approximately 2,000 square feet of land and approximately 200 feet of waterfront on Seneca Lake. In the event that the land to be dedicated is less in fair market value to the easement being granted, the county shall dedicate the difference to either the acquisition of new parklands and/or capital improvements to existing park and recreational facili- ties. S 3. The easement to be conveyed by the county of Schuyler pursuant to section one of this act is described as follows:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND situate in the Village of Watkins Glen, County of Schuyler and State of New York, bounded and described as follows:
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. SA LBD09718-01-1 S. 4267 2 A. 6724 Beginning at a point at the southeasterly corner of lands now or formerly owned by County of Schuyler (L. 266, P. 210), said point also described as being the northeasterly corner of Porter Street; Thence N87�02'02"W, along the dividing line between Porter Street on the south and the aforesaid lands of County of Schuyler on the north, a distance of 65.99 feet to a point; Thence; N31�49'51"E, through lands of County of Schuyler, a distance of 140.32 feet to a point on the easterly boundary of lands of County of Schuyler; Thence S03�46'57"W, along said easterly boundary of lands of County of Schuyler, a distance of 122.90 feet to the point of beginning; contain- ing 0.093 acre or 4.054 square feet, more or less. S 4. The conveyance of the easement authorized by the provisions of this act shall not occur until the county of Schuyler has complied with any federal requirements pertaining to the alienation or conversion of parklands, including satisfying the secretary of the interior that the alienation or conversion complies with all conditions which the secre- tary of the interior deems necessary to assure that the substitution of other lands be equivalent in fair market value and recreational useful- ness to the lands being alienated or converted. S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.