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Bill S4560-2013

Authorizes the commissioner of transportation to convey certain land to the town of Andover, in the county of Allegany

Authorizes the commissioner of transportation to convey certain land to the town of Andover, in the county of Allegany.

Details

Actions

  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • Jun 12, 2013: referred to transportation
  • Jun 12, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 12, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 12, 2013: HOME RULE REQUEST
  • Jun 11, 2013: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1282
  • Jun 11, 2013: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Apr 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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BILL NUMBER:S4560

TITLE OF BILL: An act authorizing the commissioner of transportation to transfer certain lands in the county of Allegany to the town of Andover

PURPOSE: Authorizes the commissioner of transportation to convey certain land to the town of Andover, in the county of Allegany.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one, notwithstanding any other provision of law, authorizes the commissioner of transportation to transfer and convey, in whole or in part, lands located in the town of Andover, county of Allegany.

Section two sets forth the metes and bounds description of the parcel of land authorized to be transferred and conveyed to the town of Andover.

Section three provides that application for the transfer or conveyance must be made within two years after the effective date of this act.

Section four provides for revision of such lands back to the state if at any time it ceases to be used for the purposes intended in this act.

Section five provides an immediate effective date,.

JUSTIFICATION: The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to allow the Town of Andover to use this land so long as it advances the public purpose of providing the town with additional lands for the storage of materials and the storage, repair and maintenance of equipment needed to maintain' the town highway system, Several years ago, DOT informally abandoned the property, moving their operations to Wellsville. DOT no longer has use for the land. Since DOT's informal abandonment of the property, the Town of Andover has occupied the property, obtained the appropriate Department of Environmental Conservation permits for the maintenance facility on the property, and has transferred the utilities to the town. This legislation serves as a formality to a preexisting agreement between the Department of Transportation and the Town of Andover, Allegany County.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4560 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 10, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT authorizing the commissioner of transportation to transfer certain lands in the county of Allegany to the town of Andover 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, the commission- er of transportation is hereby authorized to transfer and convey, in whole or in part, lands located in the town of Andover, the county of Allegany, and further described in section two of this act, to the town of Andover. Any transfer and conveyance of land made pursuant to this act shall include all improvements thereon, if any. Such transfer and conveyance of said lands shall be to advance the public purpose of providing such town with additional lands for the storage of materials, and the storage, repair and maintenance of equipment needed to maintain the town highway system. The particulars of the transfer and conveyance of land authorized by this act shall be specified in the contract impending such transfer and conveyance. S 2. The land situated in the county of Allegany to be transferred and conveyed pursuant to section one of this act, is further described as follows: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND situate, lying and being in the Town of Andover, in the County of Allegany and State of New York, being part- ly within and partly without the Village of Andover, being a part of Lot No. 81 in Township 2, Range 7, of Phelps and Gorhams Purchase and more particularly bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the easterly line of the Andover-Alfred Station-Almond State Highway No. 5502 where the same is intersected by the division line between premises of the said party of the first part, on the south, and premises formerly owned by Roswin Hardy but now owned by Kenneth Waters (reputed owner), on the north, and running thence
along said division line South 89°36'20" East 140.21 feet to the divi- sion line between said premises of said party of the first part, on the west, and premises of Wilmer C. Atwell and Margaret R. Atwell, his wife (reputed owners), on the east; thence along said last mentioned division line South 18°02'10" East 278.16 feet to the division line between said premises of said party of the first part, on the west, and premises of Herman Lehman (reputed owner), on the east; thence along said last mentioned division line and the division line between said premises of said party of the first part, on the west, and premises of Donald L. Nichols and Reva J. Nichols, his wife (reputed owners), on the east, South 18°19'40" West 192.72 feet to an angle in said last mentioned division line; thence along the division line between said premises of said party of the first part, on the west, and said premises of Donald L. Nichols and Reva J. Nichols, his wife (reputed owners), and premises of Harold E. Dodge and Barbara J. Dodge, his wife (reputed owners), on the east, South 66° 18' 20" West 213.18 feet to the division line between said premises of said party of the first part, on the west, and premises of John Dodge and Esther E. Dodge, his wife (reputed owners), on the east; thence along said last mentioned division line South 52°59'20" West 110.07 feet to the division line between said premises of said party of the first part on the West, and the premises of Ralph Skinner and Wilma Skinner, his wife (reputed owners), on the east; thence along said last mentioned division line South 43° 27' 50" West 195.87 feet to its intersection with the easterly line of the Andover Village State Highway No. 5419; thence along said easterly line of said highway and the easterly line of the Andover-Alfred Station-Almond State Highway No. 5502 the following three courses and distances, to wit: (1) North 33° 57' 10" East 203.89 feet; (2) thence North 16°40'20" East 455.67 feet, and (3) thence North 03° 09' 40" East 136.24 feet to the point and place of beginning, containing 2.855± acres, of which 1.170± acres lie within the Village of Andover and 1.145± acres lie outside the Village of Andover; all bearings being referred to True North. TOGETHER WITH all the right, title and interest, if any, of the said party of the first part in and to all that portion of the highway lying opposite and abutting said premises on the west, to the center line thereof, as said highway existed on March 2, 1899. S 3. The commissioner of transportation shall not transfer or convey such land pursuant to this act unless application is made and the clos- ing occurs within two years after the effective date of this act. S 4. The land situated in the county of Allegany authorized to be conveyed by this act shall, after such conveyance, revert to the state if such land shall cease to be used for the purposes provided in section one of this act. S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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