senate Bill S6285A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Amherst, county of Erie, to alienate and discontinue the use of certain parklands

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.632
substituted for a8340
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1707
Jun 14, 2019 print number 6285a
Jun 14, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 03, 2019 referred to rules

S6285 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8340
Law Section:
Parks

S6285 - Summary

Authorizes the town of Amherst, county of Erie, to alienate and discontinue the use of certain parklands.

S6285 - Sponsor Memo

S6285 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6285

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT in relation to authorizing the town of Amherst in the  county  of
  Erie  to discontinue the use of certain lands as parklands and to sell
  such lands and dedicate other lands as parklands

  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 Amherst,
county  of Erie is hereby authorized to discontinue use of certain park-
lands within what is commonly known as the Audubon Recreational  Complex
more  particularly  those  lands described in section three of this act,
and to sell and convey in fee simple for its fair market value and  upon
such  terms and conditions as to the town of Amherst it is deemed appro-
priate.
  § 2. The authorization provided for in section one of this  act  shall
be  subject  to  the  requirement that upon alienation of the lands more
particularly described in section three of this act, the town of Amherst
shall dedicate all proceeds from the sale of said lands for the acquisi-
tion of land of equal or greater fair market value that shall  be  dedi-
cated  as  parkland.  In the event any proceeds of the sale of the lands
specified in section three  shall  remain,  or  if  appropriate  parcels
cannot  be identified after a diligent search, the town of Amherst shall
only use said proceeds for  the  capital  improvements  of  existing  or
future park facilities in the town of Amherst.
  §  3.  The  lands  referred to in section one of this act are located,
bounded and described as follows:
  ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate  in  the  Town  of  Amherst,
County  of  Erie,  State  of New York, being Part of Lots 61, 67 and 73,
Township 12, Range 7 of the Holland Land Company's Survey  more  partic-
ularly bounded and described as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13132-01-9

S6285A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8340
Law Section:
Parks

S6285A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the town of Amherst, county of Erie, to alienate and discontinue the use of certain parklands.

S6285A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6285A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6285--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to authorize the town of Amherst, county of Erie, to alienate and
  discontinue the use of certain parklands

  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 Amherst,
in the county of Erie, acting by and through its governing body and upon
such terms and conditions as determined by such body, is hereby  author-
ized  to  discontinue  as  parklands and alienate the lands described in
section three of this act for the purpose of establishing  a  privately-
developed project to include new recreational facilities, a sports medi-
cine complex, and senior housing.
  § 2. The authorization contained in section one of this act shall take
effect  only  upon  the  condition that the town of Amherst dedicates an
amount equal to or greater than the fair market value of  the  parklands
being discontinued towards the acquisition of new parklands and/or capi-
tal improvements to existing park and recreational facilities.
  §  3. The parklands authorized by section one of this act to be alien-
ated are described as follows:
  ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate  in  the  Town  of  Amherst,
County  of Erie and State of New York, being Part of Lots 61, 67 and 73,
Township 12, Range 7 of the Holland  Land  Company's  Survey  and  being
further described as follows:
Commencing at the southwest corner of said Lot 67, also being the south-
east  corner of Lot 73; Thence northerly along the east line of said Lot
73, a distance of 922.34 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; Thence continu-
ing northerly along said east line of Lot 73, a distance of  33.61  feet
to  a  point;  Thence  westerly  at an interior angle of 268° 03' 00", a

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

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