Authorizes the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for social service programs, educational programs, and affordable senior housing.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain state lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for a multi-service center to encourage local economic development, social services, education and housing
PURPOSE: The bill permits the sale of property to be used for a senior center in New York City.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 gives provisions to the Commissioner of OGS to sell and convey to Acacia Network the premises described in Section 2.
Section 2 describes the property to be conveyed.
Section 3 provides that such description of the property will be more clearly defined by an accurate survey.
Section 4 provides that the Commissioner of OGS shall not grant such land unless an application is made within one year after the effective date of this act.
Section 5 provides that the property shall be used exclusively for the purposes of providing senior housing.
Section 6 provides that the Act shall take place immediately.
JUSTIFICATION: The property provides housing for a vulnerable population in New York City, seniors.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: The consideration paid shall be $1.00.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6838 IN SENATE March 18, 2014 ___________Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations AN ACT to authorize the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain state lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for a multi-service center to encourage local economic development, social services, education and housing THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The commissioner of general services is hereby authorized and empowered to sell and convey to Acacia Network, a not-for-profit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the state of New York, 128 East 112th Street Manhattan, New York, including lands and improvements thereof generally bounded and described as: All the tract of land known as 128 East 112th Street, located in section 6, block 163, lot 62, in the borough of Manhattan, city, county and state of New York. S 2. The time and terms and conditions, including consideration, of this conveyance, shall be determined by the commissioner of general services. Such transfer and conveyance shall be to advance some public purpose to be specified in the contract impending such transfer and conveyance. S 3. The description in section one of this act of the lands to be conveyed is not intended to be a legal description, but is intended only to identify the premises to be conveyed. As a condition of purchase Acacia Network shall submit to the commissioner of general services for approval an accurate survey and description of the lands generally described in section one of this act, which may be used in the convey- ance thereof. S 4. The commissioner of general services shall not grant the afore- said land unless application is made therefore by Acacia Network, within one year after the effective date of this act. S 5. Any lands including improvements thereon conveyed pursuant to this act shall be used as a multi-service center to encourage localEXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11821-03-4 S. 6838 2
economic development, social services, education and housing; provided, however, that the land authorized to be conveyed by this act, after such conveyance, shall revert to the state if such land shall cease to be used by Acacia Network for the purposes provided in this section. S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.