S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 9, 2014
Introduced by Sen. SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
AN ACT authorizing the town of Cortlandville, county of Cortland to
alienate and convey certain parcels of land used as parkland and to
acquire other parcels of land to replace such parkland
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The town of Cortlandville, county of Cortland, 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 take
effect only upon the condition that the town of Cortlandville dedicate
an amount equal to or greater than the fair market value of the property
being alienated in section three of this act toward acquisition of addi-
tional parkland and/or capital improvements to existing parkland.
S 3. The lands to be discontinued as parklands and alienated and
conveyed pursuant to section one of this act are bounded and described
ALL that tract or parcel of land situate on the westerly side of New
York state route #281 in Lot #83, town of Cortlandville, county of Cort-
land and state of New York being bounded and described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the westerly right-of-way line of said Route
#281 at the northeast corner of lands conveyed to the town of Cortland-
ville (R.O.) as filed in the Cortland County Clerk's Office in Liber 342
of Deeds at Page 765; thence running N 62° 37' 19" W along said parcel,
a distance of 183.05 feet to a point; thence running N 27° 22' 41" E
along said parcel, a distance of 200.0 feet to a point; thence running S
62° 37' 19" E along said parcel, a distance of 196.39 feet to a point on
the westerly right of way line of NYS Route No. 281; thence running S
31° 11' 35" W along said right of way a distance of 200.44 feet to the
place of beginning and containing 0.86 acres of land.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
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Also conveying all rights, title and interest to the land lying east-
erly of the above described premises to the centerline of NYS Route No.
ALL that tract or parcel of land situate in the town of Cortlandville,
county of Cortland and state of New York, being part of Lot 83 in said
town, being bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point on
the west right of way line of NYS Route 281, set at the northeast corner
of the parcel of land conveyed by Arthur Yacavone to F. Donald McGee by
deed recorded in the Cortland County Clerk's Office in Liber 310 of
Deeds at Page 859; running thence North 62° 37' 19" West a distance of
409.17 feet to a steel pipe; thence running South 27° 22' 41" West a
distance of 242.76 feet to a point in the north line of Lamont Acres
Tract; running thence North 85° 21' 36" West a distance of 173.93 feet
to a steel pipe set in the east line of lands owned by Gutchess; running
thence North 3° 15' 40" East a distance of 545.0 feet to a steel pipe;
running thence South 85° 21' 36" East a distance of 404.54 feet along
the south line of lands owned by Arthur B. Yacavone to a point; running
thence South 62° 53' 46" East a distance of 250.0 feet to an iron pipe;
running thence South 27° 22' 41" West a distance of 200.0 feet to a
steel pipe; running thence South running 62° 37' 19" East a distance of
183.05 feet to a concrete monument set in the west line of the right-of-
way NYS route 281; running thence South 32° 57' 54" West along said
right-of-way a distance of 145.66 feet to the point or place of begin-
ning, containing 6.17 acres of land, more or less.
Also, all the lands lying between the above described parcel of land
and the center line of NYS Route No. 281 on the east, subject to the
right of the public to use the same for street and highway purposes.
S 4. 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 5. This act shall take effect immediately.