senate Bill S4241B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries

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Jun 18, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
committed to rules
Jun 12, 2013 amended on third reading 4241b
May 22, 2013 amended on third reading 4241a
May 06, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2013 1st report cal.491
Mar 15, 2013 referred to local government

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S4241 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Westchester County
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-a, add §§2-c & 2-d, Chap 118 of 1969

S4241 - Bill Texts

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Relates to a separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester; clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries.

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BILL NUMBER:S4241 REVISED 04/03/13

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969,
relating to a separate union free school district in the town of
Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester, in relation to clarifying
the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School
District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Greenburgh North Castle
union free school district to lease properties for the purpose of
providing instruction to students in the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 2-c is added to chapter 118 of the laws of 1969 which
clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free
School District to lease properties and to expand its boundaries.
Section 2-c of the bill authorizes the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district, subject to approval of the New York State
education department, to lease properties located at 45 East Gainsborg
Avenue in the village of West Harrison, county of Westchester and 100
North Broadway in the village of Irvington, Westchester County and to
enter into any agreements necessary to lease the properties for the
purpose of educating the students enrolled in the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district.

JUSTIFICATION:

This legislation is necessary to allow the Greenburgh North Castle
Union Free School District to lease properties and expand their school
boundaries.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill - 2013

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4241

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to a  separate
  union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of
  Westchester, in relation to clarifying the authority of the Greenburgh
  North  Castle  Union  Free School District to lease certain properties
  and to expand its boundaries

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

  Section 1. Section 2-a of Chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to
a  separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the
county of Westchester, as amended by chapter 226 of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
  S [2-a] 2-B.  Notwithstanding any other law, rule,  or  regulation  to
the  contrary,  in addition to the powers granted by section two of this
act, subject to the approval of the New York state education department,
the board of education shall be authorized to lease  properties  located
at  623  Blooming  Grove Turnpike, in the town of New Windsor, county of
Orange for the purpose of providing instruction to students enrolled  in
the school district.
  S  2.  Chapter  118  of the laws of 1969, relating to a separate union
free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county  of  West-
chester, is amended by adding a new section 2-c to read as follows:
  S 2-C.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT,  THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE PROPER-
TIES LOCATED AT 45 EAST GAINSBORG AVENUE IN THE VILLAGE OF  WEST  HARRI-
SON,  COUNTY  OF  WESTCHESTER  AND  100 NORTH BROADWAY IN THE VILLAGE OF
IRVINGTON, WESTCHESTER COUNTY AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY
TO CARRY OUT SUCH AUTHORITY, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INSTRUCTION TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08473-01-3

S. 4241                             2

STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE  GREENBURGH  NORTH  CASTLE  UNION  FREE  SCHOOL
DISTRICT.
  S  3.  The  actions  of the board of education of the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district in entering into a lease of properties
located at 45 East Gainsborg Avenue in the  village  of  West  Harrison,
county  of Westchester, and 100 North Broadway in the village of Irving-
ton, Westchester County prior to the effective  date  of  this  act  are
hereby  ratified,  validated  and confirmed notwithstanding its location
outside of the school district boundaries.
  S 4. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of law  to  the  contrary,  the
board  of  education  of  the  Greenburgh North Castle union free school
district number twelve, created pursuant to chapter 118 of the  laws  of
1969,  as  amended,  shall be authorized to purchase property located at
the site of the Jennie Clarkson Campus (1700 Old Orchard Street, Valhal-
la, New York 10595) in the County of Westchester from St.  Christopher's
Inc.
  (b) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the dormito-
ry  authority,  St.  Christopher's  Inc. and the Greenburgh North Castle
union free school district number twelve, of the towns of Greenburgh and
North Castle, in the county of Westchester, are each  hereby  authorized
to  enter  into such agreements as the dormitory authority deems reason-
able or necessary to comply with the requirements of subdivision (a)  of
this  section  and  to provide for the performance of the obligations of
St. Christopher's Inc. and the Greenburgh North Castle union free school
district number twelve, in accordance with the provisions of title 4  of
article 8 of the public authorities law.
  (c)  Nothing  in  this  chapter  shall  authorize the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district number twelve, of the towns of  Green-
burgh and North Castle, and St. Christopher's Inc. from effectuating the
transactions  authorized  under  this  act  without  first obtaining any
governmental approvals, consents, licenses,  permits  and  accreditation
otherwise  required under law, which shall include but not be limited to
programmatic approval of the commissioner of education.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

S4241A - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Westchester County
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-a, add §§2-c & 2-d, Chap 118 of 1969

S4241A - Bill Texts

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Relates to a separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester; clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries.

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BILL NUMBER:S4241A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969,
relating to a separate union free school district in the town of
Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester, in relation to clarifying
the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School
District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to
authorize the Greenburgh North Castle union free school district to
lease properties for the purpose of providing instruction to students
in the Greenburgh North Castle union free school district.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 2-c is added to chapter 118 of the laws of 1969 which
clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free
School District to lease properties and to expand its boundaries.
Section 2-c of the bill authorizes the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district, subject to approval of the New York State
education department, to lease properties located at 45 East Gainsborg
Avenue in the village of West Harrison, county of Westchester and 100
North Broadway in the village of Irvington, Westchester County and to
enter into any agreements necessary to lease the properties for the
purpose of educating the students enrolled in the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation is necessary to allow the Greenburgh
North Castle Union Free School District to lease properties and expand
their school boundaries.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill - 2013

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4241--A
    Cal. No. 491

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to a  separate
  union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of
  Westchester, in relation to clarifying the authority of the Greenburgh
  North  Castle  Union  Free School District to lease certain properties
  and to expand its boundaries

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

  Section 1. Section 2-a of chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to
a  separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the
county of Westchester, as added by chapter 226 of the laws of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  [2-a]  2-B.   Notwithstanding any other law, rule, or regulation to
the contrary, in addition to the powers granted by section two  of  this
act, subject to the approval of the New York state education department,
the  board  of education shall be authorized to lease AND EXPAND BOUNDA-
RIES OF properties located at 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike, in  the  town
of New Windsor, county of Orange, to be known as the Kaplan Career Acad-
emy,  for  the  purpose of providing instruction to students enrolled in
the school district.
  S 2. Chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating  to  a  separate  union
free  school  district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of West-
chester, is amended by adding two new sections 2-c and 2-d  to  read  as
follows:
  S 2-C.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT,  THE  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08473-04-3

S. 4241--A                          2

EXPAND BOUNDARIES OF PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 45 EAST GAINSBORG  AVENUE  IN
THE  VILLAGE OF WEST HARRISON, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, TO BE KNOWN AS THE
REACH ACADEMY, AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO  CARRY  OUT
SUCH  AUTHORITY,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INSTRUCTION TO STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN THE GREENBURGH NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S 2-D. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT,  THE  BOARD  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE AND
EXPAND BOUNDARIES OF PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 100 NORTH  BROADWAY,  IN  THE
VILLAGE  OF  IRVINGTON, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, TO BE KNOWN AS THE GREEN-
BURGH ACADEMY, AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO  CARRY  OUT
SUCH  AUTHORITY,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INSTRUCTION TO STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN THE GREENBURGH NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S 3. The actions of the board of education  of  the  Greenburgh  North
Castle union free school district in entering into a lease of properties
located  at  45  East  Gainsborg Avenue in the village of West Harrison,
county of Westchester, and 100 North Broadway in the village of  Irving-
ton,  Westchester  County  prior  to  the effective date of this act are
hereby ratified, validated and confirmed  notwithstanding  its  location
outside of the school district boundaries.
  S  4.  (a)  Notwithstanding  any provision of law to the contrary, the
board of education of the Greenburgh  North  Castle  union  free  school
district  number  twelve, created pursuant to chapter 118 of the laws of
1969, as amended, shall be authorized to purchase  property  located  at
the site of the Jennie Clarkson Campus (1700 Old Orchard Street, Valhal-
la,  New York 10595) in the County of Westchester from St. Christopher's
Inc.
  (b) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the dormito-
ry authority, St. Christopher's Inc. and  the  Greenburgh  North  Castle
union free school district number twelve, of the towns of Greenburgh and
North  Castle,  in the county of Westchester, are each hereby authorized
to enter into such agreements as the dormitory authority  deems  reason-
able  or necessary to comply with the requirements of subdivision (a) of
this section and to provide for the performance of  the  obligations  of
St. Christopher's Inc. and the Greenburgh North Castle union free school
district  number twelve, in accordance with the provisions of title 4 of
article 8 of the public authorities law.
  (c) Nothing in this  chapter  shall  authorize  the  Greenburgh  North
Castle  union free school district number twelve, of the towns of Green-
burgh and North Castle, and St. Christopher's Inc. from effectuating the
transactions authorized under  this  act  without  first  obtaining  any
governmental  approvals,  consents,  licenses, permits and accreditation
otherwise required under law, which shall include but not be limited  to
programmatic approval of the commissioner of education.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

S4241B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Westchester County
Laws Affected:
Amd §2-a, add §§2-c & 2-d, Chap 118 of 1969

S4241B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Relates to a separate union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester; clarifies the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries.

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BILL NUMBER:S4241B

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969,
relating to a separate union free school district in the town of
Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester, in relation to clarifying
the authority of the Greenburgh North Castle Union Free School
District to lease certain properties and to expand its boundaries

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to
authorize the Greenburgh North Castle union free school district to
lease properties and expand its boundaries for the purpose of
providing instruction to students in the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 2-a authorizes the lease and expansion of boundaries of
properties located at 108 Shonnard Place in the city of Yonkers,
county of Westchester, and at 1700 Old Orchard Place in the village of
Valhalla, county of Westchester for the purpose of providing
instruction to students enrolled in the school district.

Section 2-b authorizes the lease and expansion of boundaries of
properties located at 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike, in the town of New
Windsor, county of Orange, to be known as the Kaplan Center Academy
for the purpose of providing instruction to students enrolled in the
school district.

Section 2-c of the bill authorizes the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district, subject to approval of the New York State
education department, to lease properties and expand boundaries of
properties located at 45 East Gainsborg Avenue in the village of West
Harrison, county of Westchester to be known as the REACH Academy and
to enter into any agreements necessary for the purpose of providing
instruction to students enrolled in the Greenburgh North Castle union
free school district.

Section 2-d authorizes the lease and expansion of boundaries of
properties located at 100 North Broadway in the village of Irvington,
county of Westchester to be known as the Greenburgh Academy and to
enter into any agreements necessary to lease the properties for the
purpose of educating the students enrolled in the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation is necessary to allow the Greenburgh
North Castle Union Free School District to lease properties and expand
their school boundaries.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill - 2013

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4241--B
    Cal. No. 491

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to a  separate
  union free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of
  Westchester, in relation to clarifying the authority of the Greenburgh
  North  Castle  Union  Free School District to lease certain properties
  and to expand its boundaries

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

  Section 1. Section 2-a of chapter 118 of the laws of 1969, relating to
a  separate  union free school district in the town of Greenburgh in the
county of Westchester, as added by chapter 224 of the laws of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  2-a.    Notwithstanding  any  other law, rule, or regulation to the
contrary, in addition to the powers granted by section two of this  act,
subject  to the approval of the New York state education department, the
board of education shall be authorized to lease, AND EXPAND THE  BOUNDA-
RIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE DURATION OF THE APPLICABLE LEASES TO
INCLUDE,  properties  located at 108 Shonnard Place in the city of Yonk-
ers, county of Westchester, and at 1700 Old Orchard Place in the village
of Valhalla, county of Westchester for the purpose of providing instruc-
tion to students enrolled in the school district.
  S 2. Section 2-a of chapter 118 of the laws of  1969,  relating  to  a
separate  union  free  school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the
county of Westchester, as added by chapter 226 of the laws of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08473-08-3

S. 4241--B                          2

  S  [2-a]  2-B.   Notwithstanding any other law, rule, or regulation to
the contrary, in addition to the powers granted by section two  of  this
act, subject to the approval of the New York state education department,
the  board  of education shall be authorized to lease AND EXPAND BOUNDA-
RIES  OF  properties located at 623 Blooming Grove Turnpike, in the town
of New Windsor, county of Orange, to be known as the Kaplan Career Acad-
emy, for the purpose of providing instruction to  students  enrolled  in
the school district.
  S  3.  Chapter  118  of the laws of 1969, relating to a separate union
free school district in the town of Greenburgh, in the county  of  West-
chester,  is  amended  by adding two new sections 2-c and 2-d to read as
follows:
  S 2-C.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL  BE  AUTHORIZED  TO  LEASE  AND
EXPAND  BOUNDARIES  OF PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 45 EAST GAINSBORG AVENUE IN
THE VILLAGE OF WEST HARRISON, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, TO BE KNOWN AS  THE
REACH  ACADEMY,  AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT
SUCH AUTHORITY, FOR THE PURPOSE OF  PROVIDING  INSTRUCTION  TO  STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN THE GREENBURGH NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S  2-D. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL  BE  AUTHORIZED  TO  LEASE  AND
EXPAND  BOUNDARIES  OF  PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 100 NORTH BROADWAY, IN THE
VILLAGE OF IRVINGTON, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, TO BE KNOWN AS  THE  GREEN-
BURGH  ACADEMY,  AND TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT
SUCH AUTHORITY, FOR THE PURPOSE OF  PROVIDING  INSTRUCTION  TO  STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN THE GREENBURGH NORTH CASTLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  S  4.  The  actions  of the board of education of the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district in entering into a lease of properties
located at 45 East Gainsborg Avenue in the  village  of  West  Harrison,
county  of Westchester, and 100 North Broadway in the village of Irving-
ton, Westchester County prior to the effective  date  of  this  act  are
hereby  ratified,  validated  and confirmed notwithstanding its location
outside of the school district boundaries.
  S 5. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of law  to  the  contrary,  the
board  of  education  of  the  Greenburgh North Castle union free school
district number twelve, created pursuant to chapter 118 of the  laws  of
1969,  as  amended,  shall be authorized to purchase property located at
the site of the Jennie Clarkson Campus (1700 Old Orchard Street, Valhal-
la, New York 10595) in the County of Westchester from St.  Christopher's
Inc.
  (b) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the dormito-
ry  authority,  St.  Christopher's  Inc. and the Greenburgh North Castle
union free school district number twelve, of the towns of Greenburgh and
North Castle, in the county of Westchester, are each  hereby  authorized
to  enter  into such agreements as the dormitory authority deems reason-
able or necessary to comply with the requirements of subdivision (a)  of
this  section  and  to provide for the performance of the obligations of
St. Christopher's Inc. and the Greenburgh North Castle union free school
district number twelve, in accordance with the provisions of title 4  of
article 8 of the public authorities law.
  (c)  Nothing  in  this  chapter  shall  authorize the Greenburgh North
Castle union free school district number twelve, of the towns of  Green-
burgh and North Castle, and St. Christopher's Inc. from effectuating the
transactions  authorized  under  this  act  without  first obtaining any

S. 4241--B                          3

governmental approvals, consents, licenses,  permits  and  accreditation
otherwise  required under law, which shall include but not be limited to
programmatic approval of the commissioner of education.
  S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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