Authorizes the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland to discontinue the use of certain lands as parklands.
Ayes (8): Martins, Ball, Little, McDonald, Ritchie, Stewart-Cousins, Oppenheimer, Klein
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4331--A 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 29, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom- mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT in relation to the alienation of certain parklands in the town of Ramapo in the county of Rockland 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, the town of Ramapo, in the county of Rockland, acting by and through its town board, is hereby authorized to discontinue as parklands and alienate, the lands described in section three of this act, for the purpose of reconfiguring the parcel for new construction. S 2. The authorization contained in section one of this act shall take effect only upon the condition that the town of Ramapo shall dedicate the lands of equal or greater fair market value described in section four of this act as additional parklands of the town. S 3. The lands authorized by section one of this act to be discontin- ued as parklands are as follows: ALL that tract or parcel of land being part of the Town Lot Section 56.8, Block 2, Lot 8, Town of Ramapo, County of Rockland, State of New York, more particularly described as Lot Number 9 in Book P as shown on a certain map entitled "sub-division for Ellfur Realty Corporation in Monsey, Town of Ramapo, Rockland County, New York" made by William A. Yuda, P.E., Palisades, New York and filed in the Rockland County Clerk's Office on June 20, 1950, as Map No. 2095. S 4. Prior to the discontinuance and alienation of the parkland described in section three of this act, the town of Ramapo, acting through its town board, shall dedicate replacement lands for use asEXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10547-02-2 S. 4331--A 2
parkland for public park purposes, with such replacement lands, being of equal or greater fair market value, as follows: ALL that tract or parcel of lands being part of Town Lot Section 49.19, Block 5, Lot 38.1 and Town Lot Section 49.19, Block 5, Lot 38.2, Town of Ramapo, County of Rockland, State of New York more particularly bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point in the westerly line of Blauvelt Road, distant 60.02 feet northerly from the northerly end of the curve connecting the northerly line of Manor Drive with the westerly line of Blauvelt Road, said point being the southeasterly corner of the premises intended to be described, and running thence (1) along the northerly line of lands now or formerly of Lomitz, Minz and Fromoitz, N72°09'30" W a distance of 487.15 feet to a point; thence (2) along the easterly line of lands now or formerly of Thurm and Krieger, N18°27'45"E a distance of 81.85 feet to a point; thence (3) along the southerly line of lands now or formerly of Cohn and Kramer, (a) S72°26'14" E a distance of 267.00 feet to a point, (b) S 72°14'47"E a distance of 220.99 feet to the westerly line of Blauvelt Road; thence (4) along the same, (a) S18°29"W a distance of 1.10 feet to a Rockland County Highway Monument, and (b) S19°02'00"W a distance of 82.40 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. S 5. In the event that the parklands to be dedicated by the town of Ramapo pursuant to this act are not equal to or greater than the fair market value of the parkland to be discontinued, the town of Ramapo shall dedicate the difference of the fair market value of the lands to be alienated and the lands to be dedicated for the acquisition of addi- tional parklands and/or for capital improvements to existing park and recreational facilities. S 6. In the event that the town of Ramapo received any funding support or assistance from the federal government for the purchase, maintenance or improvement of the parklands set forth in section three of this act, the discontinuance and alienation of such parkland authorized by the provisions of section three of this act shall not occur until the town of Ramapo has complied with any federal requirements pertaining to the alienation or conversion of such parklands, including satisfying the secretary of the interior that the alienation or conversion complies with all conditions which the secretary of the interior deems necessary to assure the substitution of other lands shall be equivalent in fair market and usefulness to the lands being alienated or converted. S 7. This act shall take effect immediately.