Resolution No. 311

Authorizing The Ulster County Commissioner Of Finance To Accept Redemption Offers Relative To Payment Of Real Property Taxes In The 2018 In Rem Foreclosure Proceeding

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Adopted

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WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Finance; and        

 

WHEREAS, the fiscal health of Ulster County is acutely affected by the non-payment and late payment of taxes, and Article 11 of the Real Property Tax Law has been enacted to enable delinquent real property taxes to be more aggressively pursued and to encourage prompt payment of taxes; and

 

            WHEREAS, the enforcement of Article 11 carries a financial burden in and of itself, in that a great number of measures are taken so that parties with an interest in an In Rem parcel are given every opportunity to redeem; and

 

            WHEREAS, the time to redeem parcels in the 2018 In Rem Tax Foreclosure proceeding will expire on February 18, 2021; and

 

            WHEREAS, in the interest of equity and fairness it is the primary intent of the Legislature to collect delinquent real property taxes; now, therefore be it

 

            RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby authorizes the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance to accept monies equal to the amount due, plus interest to the date of payment, in the 2018 In Rem Proceeding, plus an additional late redemption fee of $100.00, pending the approval by this Legislature; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance can accept said payments as a late redemption fee up to the date the County takes title to said properties; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that from the date the County takes title to said properties until five o’clock pm Eastern Time on the Friday before the Ulster County Public Auction, the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance can accept monies equal to the amount due, plus interest to the date of payment, plus the aforesaid $100 redemption fee, plus a $250.00 buy back-back fee, plus recording fees in connection with the buy back of the property; and, be it further

 

 

 

 

RESOLVED, pursuant to Article 11, Section 1125, subdivision 1 (c) as amended by Chapter 415 of the laws of 2006, the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance is authorized to add an additional $100 posting fee, if necessary; and, be it further  

 

            RESOLVED, that the aforementioned monies held in escrow are considered an offer of redemption, and this offer is subject to the approval of the Ulster County Legislature in its sole and absolute discretion; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that all payments must be in the form of certified check, bank check, cash or money order,

 

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Updated: September 24, 2020

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Tue, Sep 8, 2020 Ways and Means Committee
Committee Vote to Adopt Resolution No. 311
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