Bill S7554-2009

Authorizes the village of Dexter to discontinue the use of certain village lands as parklands and to sell and convey such lands

Authorizes the village of Dexter to discontinue the use of certain village lands as parklands and to sell and convey such lands.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 14, 2010: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 10, 2010: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jun 9, 2010: 1ST REPORT CAL.918
  • Apr 21, 2010: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - Jun 9, 2010
Ayes (6): Stewart-Cousins, Valesky, Thompson, Johnson C, Little, Bonacic
Ayes W/R (1): Oppenheimer
Excused (1): Morahan

Memo

 BILL NUMBER:  S7554           REVISED 04/27/10

TITLE OF BILL : An act to authorize the village of Dexter, town of Brownville, county of Jefferson to discontinue the use of certain village lands as parkland and to sell and convey such lands

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 authorizes the village of Dexter town of Brownville, located,in the county of Jefferson, acting by and through its own village board, to discontinue the use of municipally owned parkland.

Section 2 describes the land to be discontinued.

Section 3 designates the village of Dexter to make the funds acquired from selling be made available for capital improvements to its existing park and recreational facilities.

Section 4 designates that the village of Dexter must comply with any federal requirements pertaining to the alienation or conservation of parklands, including satisfying the secretary of the interior that the conversion complies with all conditions which the secretary of the interior deems necessary.

Section 5 states that this act shall take effect immediately.

PURPOSE AND JUSTIFICATION : Allows the village of Dexter to discontinue and sell at fair market value municipally owned parklands which are no longer needed for park purposes. The village board determined that this piece of property is too small to be used by the community and the selling of this property would benefit the community as the revenue generated from selling the land will be reinvested for recreational use within the community.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATION : Positive local fiscal impact, the revenue generated from selling the property will be re-invested in the community.

EFFECTIVE DATE : This act shall take effect immediately.

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7554 IN SENATE April 21, 2010 ___________
Introduced by Sen. AUBERTINE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to authorize the village of Dexter, town of Brownville, county of Jefferson to discontinue the use of certain village lands as parkland and to sell and convey such lands THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The village of Dexter, town of Brownville, Jefferson coun- ty, is hereby authorized to discontinue as parklands and alienate, sell and convey the lands described in section two of this act for fair market value and in exchange therefor, dedicate as parklands new land or make improvements to existing park and recreational facilities, as necessary, to equal such fair market value. S 2. The lands to be discontinued as parklands and alienated, sold and conveyed are described as follows: All the tract or certain parcel of land located in the village of Dexter, town of Brownville, Jefferson county situated to the south of Water Street and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a 1/2 inch iron pipe with stamped red survey cap set (January 2005) at the southwest corner of a 0.303 acre parcel of land described in a deed from Harry L. Dence to Carolyn A. Symonds dated January 27, 2005 and recorded in the Jefferson county clerk's office on February 11, 2005 as instrument no. 2005-2216, said point of beginning is also situated S.16°20'05"W., along the west line of the above refer- enced 0.303 acre Symonds parcel, a distance of 132.00 feet from a 1/2 inch iron rod with stamped red survey cap set (January 2005) in a concrete drive in the southerly margin of Water Street; Thence from said point of beginning S.73°34'00"E., along a southerly line of the above referenced 0.303 acre Symonds parcel, a distance of 50.00 feet to a 1/2 inch pipe with stamped red survey cap set (January 2005) at a corner thereof; Thence N.16°20'05"E., continuing along a line of the above referenced 0.303 acre Symonds parcel, a total distance of 22.00 feet to a 1/2 inch iron pipe with stamped red survey cap set (January 2005) at a corner of said 0.303 acre and passing on line at 8.16 feet a 3/4 inch
iron pipe found; Thence S.73°39'55"E., continuing along a southerly line of the above referenced 0.303 acre Symonds parcel, a distance of 60.00 feet to a 1/2 inch iron pipe with stamped red survey cap set (January 2005) at the southeast corner of said 0.303 acres, said iron pipe is situate S. 16°20'05"W., along the east line of the above referenced 0.303 acre Symonds parcel, a distance of 110.00 feet from a 1/2 inch iron rod set in blacktop (flush) in the southerly margin of Water Street; Thence S.16°20'05"W., along the southerly prolongation of the east line of the above referenced 0.303 acre Symonds parcel, a distance of approximately 40 feet to the shoreline of the Black River; Thence in a general westerly direction, along the shoreline of the Black River as it bends and turns, to a point; Thence, N.16°20'05"E., along the south- erly prolongation of the west line of the above referenced 0.303 acre Symonds parcel, a distance of approximately 36 feet to the point of beginning S 3. In the event that the replacement village parklands to be dedi- cated in section two of this act are not equal to twice the size of the lands to be alienated in substitution of said lands, or are not equal to or greater than the fair market value of the lands to be alienated in section two of this act, the village of Dexter shall dedicate additional village-owned lands for parkland and/or cause funds to be made available for capital improvements to its existing park and recreational facili- ties, as necessary, to equal such fair market value. S 4. The discontinuance and conveyance of parkland authorized by the provisions of this act shall not occur until the village of Dexter has complied with any federal requirements pertaining to the alienation or conversation of parklands, including satisfying the secretary of the interior that the conversion complies with all conditions which the secretary of interior deems necessary to assure the substitution of other lands shall be equivalent in fair market value and recreational usefulness to the lands being alienated or converted. S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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