Senate Bill S9269A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Authorizes the village of Ballston Spa to transfer ownership of the Woods Hollow Nature Preserve to the town of Milton

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S9269 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10037
Law Section:
Parks

2023-S9269 - Summary

Authorizes the village of Ballston Spa to transfer ownership of the Woods Hollow Nature Preserve to the town of Milton; makes related provisions.

2023-S9269 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S9269 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9269
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 8, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT authorizing the village of Ballston Spa to transfer ownership  of
   the Woods Hollow Nature Preserve to the town of Milton
 
   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 village of Ball-
 ston Spa, county of Saratoga, acting through its governing body is here-
 by authorized to discontinue the use of the Woods Hollow Nature Preserve
 more particularly described in section two of this act,  and  to  convey
 its  interest  in  the  real  property  to the town of Milton upon terms
 agreed upon by the village of Ballston Spa and the town  of  Milton  for
 use by such town for park and/or recreational purposes, provided, howev-
 er,  that  such  town of Milton shall continue to provide access to such
 parkland and/or recreational facilities to all residents of the  village
 of  Ballston  Spa  and  the  town  of Milton shall not enact any fees or
 charges which are higher for village of Ballston Spa residents  who  are
 not residents of the town of Milton.
   §  2.  The parklands authorized to be conveyed by the village of Ball-
 ston Spa in section one of this act are located, bounded  and  described
 as follows:
 
                                 PARCEL 1:
 
   All that piece or parcel of land situate in the Town of Milton, County
 of  Saratoga and State of New York, bounded as follows: Commencing at an
 oak tree in the east line of a lot called the "Eighty-two acre lot"  and
 particularly  described  in  a  deed  from  Elias H. Peters, Referee, to
 George B. Bixby and recorded in Saratoga County Clerk's office, May  22,
 1666,  in  Book No. 104 P. 411, and also being the tree mentioned in the
 deed from Sales D. Bowens to the Village of  Ballston  Spa  and  running
 from  thence  south  87°  30' west fifteen hundred and three feet to the
 center of the highway. Thence along the center of said highway north  9°
 55'  east,  eight hundred and twenty-five feet to an angle. Thence south
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

2023-S9269A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10037
Law Section:
Parks

2023-S9269A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the village of Ballston Spa to transfer ownership of the Woods Hollow Nature Preserve to the town of Milton; makes related provisions.

2023-S9269A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S9269A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9269--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 8, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT authorizing the village of Ballston Spa to transfer ownership  of
   the Woods Hollow Nature Preserve to the town of Milton

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. (a) Subject to the provisions of this act, the  village  of
 Ballston  Spa,  county of Saratoga, acting through its governing body is
 hereby authorized to discontinue the use  of  the  Woods  Hollow  Nature
 Preserve  more particularly described in section two of this act, and to
 convey its interest in the real property to  the  town  of  Milton  upon
 terms  agreed upon by the village of Ballston Spa and the town of Milton
 for use by such town for park and/or  recreational  purposes,  provided,
 however,  that  such  town of Milton shall continue to provide access to
 such parkland and/or recreational facilities to  all  residents  of  the
 village  of Ballston Spa and the town of Milton shall not enact any fees
 or charges which are higher for village of Ballston  Spa  residents  who
 are not residents of the town of Milton.
   (b)  Any revenues received from the village from the transfer shall be
 used for capital improvements of existing park or  recreational  facili-
 ties  and/or  the acquisition of additional park or recreational facili-
 ties.
   § 2. The parklands authorized to be conveyed by the village  of  Ball-
 ston  Spa  in section one of this act are located, bounded and described
 as follows:
 
                                 PARCEL 1:
 
   All that piece or parcel of land situate in the Town of Milton, County
 of Saratoga and State of New York, bounded as follows: Commencing at  an
 oak  tree in the east line of a lot called the "Eighty-two acre lot" and
 particularly described in a deed  from  Elias  H.  Peters,  Referee,  to

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

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