Authorizes the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland to discontinue the use of certain lands as parklands.
Law Section: Parks
Law Section: Parks
- May 14, 2012: RECOMMIT, ENACTING CLAUSE STRICKEN
- May 8, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
- May 7, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
- May 2, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.691
- Apr 25, 2012: PRINT NUMBER 4331A
- Apr 25, 2012: AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
- Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
- Jan 4, 2012: returned to senate
- Jan 4, 2012: died in assembly
- Jun 15, 2011: referred to local governments
- Jun 15, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
- Jun 15, 2011: PASSED SENATE
- Jun 15, 2011: HOME RULE REQUEST
- May 17, 2011: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
- May 16, 2011: 2ND REPORT CAL.
- May 11, 2011: 1ST REPORT CAL.638
- Mar 29, 2011: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
S4331A-2011 MeetingsLocal Government: May 2, 2012
S4331A-2011 CalendarsFloor Calendar: May 7, 2012 , Floor Calendar: May 8, 2012 , Floor Calendar: May 9, 2012 , Floor Calendar: May 14, 2012
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - May 11, 2011
Ayes (7): Martins, Ball, Little, McDonald, Ritchie, Stewart-Cousins, Klein
Excused (1): Oppenheimer
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
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - May 2, 2012
Ayes (8): Martins, Ball, Little, McDonald, Ritchie, Stewart-Cousins, Oppenheimer, Klein
BILL NUMBER:S4331 TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to the alienation of certain parklands in the town of Ramapo in the county of Rockland PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow the Town of Ramapo to discontinue the use of certain parklands in exchange for other land, larger in size, to be designated parklands by the Town Board. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 Authorizing the Town Board to discontinue the use of certain parkland. Section 2 Limits the authorization of the Town Board to allow for the alienation only upon the designation of an additional parcel contained within the Town of equal or greater market value as parkland. Section 3 Description of the parcel to be alienated. Section 4 Description of the replacement parcel to be designated as parkland. Section 5 Authorizes the Town Board to designate additional parcels as parkland in the event the parcel designated as replacement parkland is not of equal or greater market value Section 6 Requires the Town to follow any Federal regulations regarding parkland alienation if the parcel being alienated received any Federal funding Section 7 Effective Date JUSTIFICATION: The Town Board of the Town of Ramapo has determined that it is in the best interests of the residents of the town to alienate a certain parcel of land for redevelopment. This parcel will increase tax revenues to the Town and assist in keeping taxes lower for all residents. The replacement parcel described herein is a larger parcel of property and will better suit the needs of the community in which the replacement parcel is located. There is wide community support for the redevelopment as well as the designation of the new parcel as parkland. PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill. FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state but improved tax collections for tax districts EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N 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 as EXPLANATION--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.