senate Bill S5666

Signed by Governor

Authorize the county of Onondaga to enter into a lease with the Syracuse Chargers Rowing Club for certain waterfront park land

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1461
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A7743
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.380
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 17 / Sep / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 27 / Sep / 2013
    • SIGNED CHAP.377

Summary

Authorizes the county of Onondaga to enter into a lease with the Syracuse Chargers Rowing Club for certain waterfront park land.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7743
Versions:
S5666
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Onondaga County

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BILL NUMBER:S5666

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
authorizing the county of Onondaga to enter into
a lease with the
Syracuse Chargers Rowing Club

PURPOSE:

To authorize the County of Onondaga and the Syracuse Chargers
Rowing Club to enter into a lease not to exceed twenty five (25)
years for approximately 1.6 +1- acres of public park property.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Notwithstanding any other provision
of law, the County of Onondaga is authorized to enter into a lease
for a period not to exceed twenty-five years, for approximately 1.6
acres of public park property, known as Onondaga Lake Park, with the
Syracuse Chargers Rowing Club for the purpose of conducting rowing
activities. A survey depicting such land is on file with the Onondaga
County Clerk's Office.

Section 2 - Describes requirements for exchange of parkland.

Section 3 - States that the property to be leased is waterfront
property and provides metes and bounds description.

Section 4 - States the property to be leased can only be utilized for
the purposes set forth therein.

Section 5 - Sets forth this parcel will still be accessible to the
general public.

Section 6 - Sets forth that should federal parkland funding be
received for the
parcel that applicable federal regulations shall apply.

JUSTIFICATION:

Currently, the County of Onondaga is the owner of
certain real property known as Onondaga Lake Park. Since 1972 a
portion of this real property has been used by the Syracuse Chargers
Rowing Club by permit for the purpose of conducting rowing activities
on Onondaga Lake. This bill was introduced at the request of the
Syracuse Chargers Rowing-Club.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

A9528-A 2010

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:


Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 5666                                                  A. 7743

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              June 3, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT authorizing the county of Onondaga to enter into a lease with the
  Syracuse Chargers Rowing Club

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    The  county  of  Onondaga  is authorized, acting by and
through its county board and upon such terms and  conditions  as  deter-
mined by such board, to discontinue the use of certain municipally owned
waterfront  park  land and to lease to the Syracuse Chargers Rowing Club
said waterfront park land as described in section three of this act  for
the  purpose  of  conducting rowing activities, for a term not to exceed
twenty-five years.
  S 2. The authorization provided in section one of this  act  shall  be
effective  only  upon the condition that the County of Onondaga dedicate
an amount equal to or greater than the fair market value of the lease of
the waterfront park land described in section three of this act for  the
acquisition  of  additional  waterfront  park  land  and/or  for capital
improvements to existing waterfront park and recreational facilities.
  S 3. The waterfront park land authorized to be leased by  section  one
of this act are more particularly described as follows
  All that tract or parcel of land situate in the Town of Geddes, County
of  Onondaga and State of New York, being part of Farm Lot No. 8 in said
Town, bounded and described as follows:
  Beginning at a point in the northeasterly shoreline of  Onondaga  Lake
Outlet,  said  point  being  the westerly most corner of an existing 2.5
Acre more or less, Ten Eyck Boathouse Lease by the  County  of  Onondaga

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11320-02-3

S. 5666                             2                            A. 7743

with  Syracuse  University;  running  thence  northwesterly,  northerly,
northeasterly and easterly along the northeasterly, easterly, southeast-
erly and southerly shoreline of said Onondaga Lake Outlet  as  it  winds
and  turns, a distance of about 533 feet to a point in the southwesterly
edge of pavement in Ten Eyck  Drive;  thence  southeasterly,  southerly,
southwesterly, along the southwesterly, westerly, and northwesterly edge
of pavement of said Ten Eyck Drive, an existing edge of driveway and its
southwesterly prolongation, a distance of about 905 feet to a point in a
northeasterly  boundary of the aforementioned 2.5 Acre more or less, Ten
Eyck Boathouse Lease;  thence  northwesterly  along  said  northeasterly
boundary  of  said  2.5  Acre  more or less, Ten Eyck Boathouse Lease, a
distance of about 113 feet to the northerly most corner of said 2.5 Acre
more or less, Ten Eyck Boathouse Lease; thence southwesterly  along  the
northwesterly boundary of said 2.5 Acre more or less, Ten Eyck Boathouse
Lease, a distance of about 236 feet to the point and place of beginning,
containing 1.6 Acres of land more or less.
  S  4.  Should  the  leased  lands described in section one of this act
cease to be used for the purposes described in section one of this  act,
the  lease shall terminate and those lands shall revert to the County of
Onondaga for public waterfront park and recreational  purposes.  At  the
time  of  such reversion, the property shall be returned to its previous
state, consistent with public waterfront park and recreational purposes.
  S 5. Such waterfront park land described in section three of this  act
shall  be  made  available  to the general public on an equitable basis.
Where availability of public facilities is  limited,  the  use  of  such
facilities  must  be  determined  by a reservation policy which provides
priority use to the general public.
  S 6. If the park land that is the  subject  of  this  legislation  has
received  funding  pursuant  to  the federal land and water conservation
fund, the discontinuance of park land authorized by  the  provisions  of
this  legislation  shall  not  occur until the municipality has complied
with the federal requirements  pertaining  to  the  conversion  of  park
lands,  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 7. This act shall take effect immediately.

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