senate Bill S4331A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland to discontinue the use of certain lands as parklands

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May 14, 2012 recommit, enacting clause stricken
May 08, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2012 1st report cal.691
Apr 25, 2012 print number 4331a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2011 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
May 17, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2011 1st report cal.638
Mar 29, 2011 referred to local government

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May 2, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

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Local Government Committee Vote: May 2, 2012

May 11, 2011 - Local Government committee Vote

S4331
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Committee Vote: May 11, 2011

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S4331 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9713A
Law Section:
Parks

S4331 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland to discontinue the use of certain lands as parklands.

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BILL NUMBER:S4331

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
in relation to the alienation of certain parklands in the town of Ramapo
in the county of Rockland

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To allow the Town of Ramapo to
discontinue the use of certain parklands in exchange for other land,
larger in size, to be designated parklands by the Town Board.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1

Authorizing the Town Board to discontinue the use of certain parkland.

Section 2

Limits the authorization of the Town Board to allow for the alienation
only upon the designation of an additional parcel contained within
the Town of equal or greater market value as parkland.

Section 3

Description of the parcel to be alienated.

Section 4

Description of the replacement parcel to be designated as parkland.

Section 5

Authorizes the Town Board to designate additional parcels as parkland
in the event the parcel designated as replacement parkland is not of
equal or greater market value

Section 6

Requires the Town to follow any Federal regulations regarding parkland
alienation if the parcel being alienated received any Federal funding

Section 7

Effective Date

JUSTIFICATION:

The Town Board of the Town of Ramapo has determined that it is in the
best interests of the residents of the town to alienate a certain
parcel of land for redevelopment. This parcel will increase tax
revenues to the Town and
assist in keeping taxes lower for all residents. The replacement
parcel described herein is a larger parcel of property and will
better suit the needs of the community in which the replacement


parcel is located. There is wide community support for the
redevelopment as well as the designation of the new parcel as parkland.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the state but improved tax collections for tax districts

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  4331

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT in relation to the alienation of certain parklands in the town of
  Ramapo in the county of Rockland

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

  Section  1. Subject to the provisions of this act, the town of Ramapo,
in the county of Rockland, acting by and  through  its  town  board,  is
hereby  authorized  to  discontinue as parklands and alienate, the lands
described in section three of this act, for the purpose of reconfiguring
the parcel for new construction.
  S 2. The authorization contained in section one of this act shall take
effect only upon the condition that the town of  Ramapo  shall  dedicate
the  lands  of  equal  or greater fair market value described in section
four of this act as additional parklands of the town.
  S 3. The lands authorized by section one of this act to be  discontin-
ued as parklands are as follows:
  ALL  that  tract  or parcel of land being part of the Town Lot Section
56.8, Block 2, Lot 8, Town of Ramapo, County of Rockland, State  of  New
York,  more particularly described as Lot Number 9 in Book P as shown on
a certain map entitled "sub-division for Ellfur  Realty  Corporation  in
Monsey,  Town  of  Ramapo, Rockland County, New York" made by William A.
Yuda, P.E., Palisades, New York and filed in the Rockland County Clerk's
Office on June 20, 1950, as Map No. 2095.
  S 4. Prior to  the  discontinuance  and  alienation  of  the  parkland
described  in  section  three  of  this  act, the town of Ramapo, acting
through its town board, shall dedicate  replacement  lands  for  use  as
parkland for public park purposes, with such replacement lands, being of
equal or greater fair market value, as follows:
  ALL  that  tract  or  parcel  of  lands being part of Town Lot Section
49.19, Block 5, Lot 38.1 and Town Lot Section 49.19, Block 5, Lot  38.1,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10547-01-1

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and Town Lot Section 49.19, Block 5, Lot 38.2, Town of Ramapo, County of
Rockland,  State  of New York more particularly bounded and described as
follows:
  Beginning  at  a  point in the westerly line of Blauvelt Road, distant
60.02 feet northerly from the northerly end of the curve connecting  the
northerly  line  of Manor Drive with the westerly line of Blauvelt Road,
said point being the southeasterly corner of the premises intended to be
described, and running thence (1) along the northerly line of lands  now
or  formerly  of  Lomitz,  Minz and Fromoitz, N72°09'30" W a distance of
487.15 feet to a point; thence (2) along the easterly line of lands  now
or  formerly  of Thurm and Krieger, N18°27'45"E a distance of 81.85 feet
to a point; thence (3) along the southerly line of lands now or formerly
of Cohn and Kramer, (a) S72°26'14" E a distance  of  267.00  feet  to  a
point,  (b)  S 72°14'47"E a distance of 220.99 feet to the westerly line
of Blauvelt Road; thence (4) along the same, (a) S18°29"W a distance  of
1.10  feet  to a Rockland County Highway Monument, and (b) S19°02'00"W a
distance of 82.40 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING.
  S 5. In the event that the parklands to be dedicated by  the  town  of
Ramapo  pursuant  to  this act are not equal to or greater than the fair
market value of the parkland to be  discontinued,  the  town  of  Ramapo
shall  dedicate  the difference of the fair market value of the lands to
be alienated and the lands to be dedicated for the acquisition of  addi-
tional  parklands  and/or  for capital improvements to existing park and
recreational facilities.
  S 6. In the event that the town of Ramapo received any funding support
or assistance from the federal government for the purchase,  maintenance
or  improvement of the parklands set forth in section three of this act,
the discontinuance and alienation of such  parkland  authorized  by  the
provisions  of  section three of this act shall not occur until the town
of Ramapo has complied with any federal requirements pertaining  to  the
alienation  or  conversion  of  such parklands, including satisfying the
secretary of the interior that the  alienation  or  conversion  complies
with  all conditions which the secretary of the interior deems necessary
to assure the substitution of other lands shall be  equivalent  in  fair
market and usefulness to the lands being alienated or converted.
  S 7. This act shall take effect immediately.

S4331A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9713A
Law Section:
Parks

S4331A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland to discontinue the use of certain lands as parklands.

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

                                 4331--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT in relation to the alienation of certain parklands in the town of
  Ramapo in the county of Rockland

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

  Section  1. Subject to the provisions of this act, the town of Ramapo,
in the county of Rockland, acting by and  through  its  town  board,  is
hereby  authorized  to  discontinue as parklands and alienate, the lands
described in section three of this act, for the purpose of reconfiguring
the parcel for new construction.
  S 2. The authorization contained in section one of this act shall take
effect only upon the condition that the town of  Ramapo  shall  dedicate
the  lands  of  equal  or greater fair market value described in section
four of this act as additional parklands of the town.
  S 3. The lands authorized by section one of this act to be  discontin-
ued as parklands are as follows:
  ALL  that  tract  or parcel of land being part of the Town Lot Section
56.8, Block 2, Lot 8, Town of Ramapo, County of Rockland, State  of  New
York,  more particularly described as Lot Number 9 in Book P as shown on
a certain map entitled "sub-division for Ellfur  Realty  Corporation  in
Monsey,  Town  of  Ramapo, Rockland County, New York" made by William A.
Yuda, P.E., Palisades, New York and filed in the Rockland County Clerk's
Office on June 20, 1950, as Map No. 2095.
  S 4. Prior to  the  discontinuance  and  alienation  of  the  parkland
described  in  section  three  of  this  act, the town of Ramapo, acting
through its town board, shall dedicate  replacement  lands  for  use  as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10547-02-2

S. 4331--A                          2

parkland for public park purposes, with such replacement lands, being of
equal or greater fair market value, as follows:
  ALL  that  tract  or  parcel  of  lands being part of Town Lot Section
49.19, Block 5, Lot 38.1 and Town Lot Section 49.19, Block 5, Lot  38.2,
Town  of Ramapo, County of Rockland, State of New York more particularly
bounded and described as follows:
  Beginning at a point in the westerly line of  Blauvelt  Road,  distant
60.02  feet northerly from the northerly end of the curve connecting the
northerly line of Manor Drive with the westerly line of  Blauvelt  Road,
said point being the southeasterly corner of the premises intended to be
described,  and running thence (1) along the northerly line of lands now
or formerly of Lomitz, Minz and Fromoitz, N72°09'30"  W  a  distance  of
487.15  feet to a point; thence (2) along the easterly line of lands now
or formerly of Thurm and Krieger, N18°27'45"E a distance of  81.85  feet
to a point; thence (3) along the southerly line of lands now or formerly
of  Cohn  and  Kramer,  (a)  S72°26'14" E a distance of 267.00 feet to a
point, (b) S 72°14'47"E a distance of 220.99 feet to the  westerly  line
of  Blauvelt Road; thence (4) along the same, (a) S18°29"W a distance of
1.10 feet to a Rockland County Highway Monument, and (b)  S19°02'00"W  a
distance of 82.40 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING.
  S  5.  In  the event that the parklands to be dedicated by the town of
Ramapo pursuant to this act are not equal to or greater  than  the  fair
market  value  of  the  parkland  to be discontinued, the town of Ramapo
shall dedicate the difference of the fair market value of the  lands  to
be  alienated and the lands to be dedicated for the acquisition of addi-
tional parklands and/or for capital improvements to  existing  park  and
recreational facilities.
  S 6. In the event that the town of Ramapo received any funding support
or  assistance from the federal government for the purchase, maintenance
or improvement of the parklands set forth in section three of this  act,
the  discontinuance  and  alienation  of such parkland authorized by the
provisions of section three of this act shall not occur until  the  town
of  Ramapo  has complied with any federal requirements pertaining to the
alienation or conversion of such  parklands,  including  satisfying  the
secretary  of  the  interior  that the alienation or conversion complies
with all conditions which the secretary of the interior deems  necessary
to  assure  the  substitution of other lands shall be equivalent in fair
market and usefulness to the lands being alienated or converted.
  S 7. This act shall take effect immediately.

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