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Bill S7580-2013

Authorizes the county of Suffolk to alienate certain parcels of land used as parkland

Authorizes the county of Suffolk to alienate certain parcels of land used as parkland, to lease such land to the Elwood public library, and to acquire other parcels of land to replace such parkland.

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  • May 15, 2014: REFERRED TO CULTURAL AFFAIRS, TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION

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BILL NUMBER:S7580

TITLE OF BILL: An act authorizing the county of Suffolk to alienate certain parcels of land used as parkland

PURPOSE:

This legislation would authorize the county of Suffolk to alienate certain parcels of land used as parkland to allow the Elwood Public Library to construct a new facility on the property.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. The County of Suffolk is hereby authorized to discontinue as parklands, alienate and convey the lands described in section three of the act.

Section 2. The authorization contained in the section one of the act shall only be effective on the condition that the County of Suffolk acquire and dedicate lands of equal or greater fair market value as additional parklands of the county.

JUSTIFICATION:

The Elwood Public library is currently renting space in a commercial shopping property at 1929 Jericho Turnpike in Elwood. This bill will give the public library its own property and ability to construct a new, permanent facility that is more appropriate for their needs and resources.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7580 IN SENATE May 15, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT authorizing the county of Suffolk to alienate certain parcels of land used as parkland THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The county of Suffolk, is hereby authorized to discontinue as parklands, alienate and convey the lands described in section three of this act. S 2. The authorization contained in section one of this act shall only be effective on the condition that the county of Suffolk acquire and dedicate lands of equal or greater fair market value as additional park- lands of the county. S 3. The lands to be discontinued as parklands and alienated and conveyed are described as follows: All that certain plot, piece, or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being Town of Hunt- ington, County of Suffolk and State of New York, being bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the westerly side of Cuba Hill Road distant, 187.00 Feet southerly as measured along the westerly side of Cuba Hill Road from the extreme southerly end of the arc of a curve which connects the southerly side of Elbormar Drive with the westerly side of Cuba Hill Road. RUNNING THENCE South 12 degrees 38 minutes 40 seconds East along the westerly side of Cuba Hill Road, 6.90 Feet to a point; THENCE South 20 degrees 26 minutes 00 seconds East, still along the westerly side of Cuba Hill Road, 91.57 Feet to land now or formerly of Sisters of St. Benedict; THENCE the following two (2) courses and distances along last mentioned land: 1. South 85 degrees 53 minutes 40 seconds West, 227.95 Feet to a point;
2. South 86 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds West, 329.76 Feet to the southeast corner of Lot No. 9, as shown on a certain map entitled, "Map of Elbormar" and filed in the Suffolk County Clerk's Office on 5/16/1947 as Map No. 1543; THENCE the following two (2) courses and distances along Lot No. 9, No. 10 and No. 11 as shown on aforesaid map; 1. North 6 degrees 45 minutes 40 seconds West, 101.66 Feet to a point; 2. North 86 degrees 51 minutes 20 seconds East, 535.71 Feet to the westerly side of Cuba Hill Road at the point or place of BEGINNING. S 4. In the event that the lands to be acquired are not equal or greater in fair market value than the lands being alienated, as described in section three of this act, the county of Suffolk shall dedicate the difference in the fair market value for the acquisition of additional parklands and/or for capital improvements to existing park and recreational facilities. S 5. If the land that is the subject of this act has received funding pursuant to the federal land and water conservation fund, the discontin- uance of parklands authorized by the provisions of this act shall not occur until the municipality has complied with the federal requirements pertaining to the conversion of parklands, including satisfying the secretary of the interior that the discontinuance will include all conditions which the secretary of the interior deems necessary to assure the substitution of other lands shall be equivalent in fair market value and recreational usefulness to the lands being discontinued. S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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