Authorizes the town of Islip to lease certain lands to a business corporation.
Ayes (7): Stewart-Cousins, Oppenheimer, Valesky, Thompson, Johnson C, Little, Bonacic
Excused (1): Morahan
Ayes (61): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Aubertine, Bonacic, Breslin, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espada, Farley, Flanagan, Foley, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson C, Johnson O, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Leibell, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, Onorato, Oppenheimer, Padavan, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Schneiderman, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stachowski, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Thompson, Valesky, Volker, Winner, Young
Excused (1): Morahan
BILL NUMBER: S7703
TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend chapter 397 of the laws of 1996, relating to authorizing the town of Islip to lease certain lands to a business corporation, in relation to the lease term
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA : To extend the term of any lease for any parkland located in Hidden Pond Park to be for a period of fifty years.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision (a) of section 1 of chapter 397 of the laws to 1996 by increasing the maximum allow time for a lease from thirty years to fifty years.
JUSTIFICATION : On July 30, 1996, New York State enacted a law entitled the "Laws of New York, Chapter 397," which authorizes the Town of Islip to lease certain municipally-owned parkland located in Hidden Pond Park, Hauppauge to a business corporation. The law authorized the term of any lease to be for a period of thirty years.
The parkland leased to a business corporation has provided the citizens of Hauppauge with sports and recreation opportunities for close to fourteen years. The Town of Islip wishes to extend the maximum period a business corporation can lease the municipally-owned land from thirty to fifty years. Facilities like "The Rinx" at Hidden Pond Park are essential in providing the public with entertainment.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : New Bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATION FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS : NONE.
EFFECTIVE DATE : Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7703 IN SENATE May 4, 2010 ___________Introduced by Sen. FOLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend chapter 397 of the laws of 1996, relating to authorizing the town of Islip to lease certain lands to a business corporation, in relation to the lease term THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1 of chapter 397 of the laws of 1996, relating to authorizing the town of Islip to lease certain lands to a business corporation, is amended to read as follows: (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other general, special or local law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the town of Islip, in the county of Suffolk, is hereby authorized and empowered to lease the lands hereinafter described for up to
[thirty]FIFTY years, to a business corporation for such consideration for fair market value and upon such terms, conditions and provisions as the town board in its discretion may deem proper. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD17032-01-0