Resolution No. 304

Authorizing The Commissioner Of Finance To Accept A Bid For The Purchase Of A Parcel Of County-Owned Property At The April 16, 2013 Public Auction - Department Of Finance

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Referred to: The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gerentine and Legislators

Bartels, Belfiglio, Briggs, Maio, Maloney, Provenzano and Rodriguez)

Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Richard A. Gerentine, and Deputy

Chairman Tracey A. Bartels offer the following:

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on

behalf of the Department of Finance; and

WHEREAS, the Commissioner of Finance has requested permission to accept

and reject a bid from an individual for a parcel of county-owned property as

hereinafter described, which was acquired by reason of non-payment of taxes; and

 

 WHEREAS, the successful bidder from the auction was precluded from

acquiring possession and ownership of the property due to the former owner filing a

bankruptcy proceeding; and

 WHEREAS, the bankruptcy proceeding has been dismissed on July 22, 2014;

and

 WHEREAS, the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance has been holding the

bid from the 2013 auction in an escrow account; and

WHEREAS, the total unpaid taxes through the 2014 General Tax for this

parcel is $7,166.90 and the bid is $10,500.00; and

WHEREAS, the first tax due by the successful bidder will be the 2014-15

school tax; and

WHEREAS, this conveyance constitutes a Type II action under section 4.1.5

of the County of Ulster’s State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Type II

List that was adopted in Resolution No. 118 on April 20, 2010; and

WHEREAS, as per section 3 of the County’s Type II List, this action does not

pose a significant potential environmental impact and may be progressed as a Type II

action in accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 617 of SEQRA; now, therefore, be it 

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Resolution No. 304 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Commissioner Of Finance To Accept A Bid For

The Purchase Of A Parcel Of County-Owned Property At The April

16, 2013 Public Auction - Department Of Finance

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance is hereby

authorized to accept payments as follows:

TOWN # FORMER OWNER DEED TO BID TAXES STATUS

Wawarsing 201 Dillard, Vincent Abate, Michael & Catherine $10,500.00 $7,166.90 Accept

 610 W 138th St. Apt 4

 New York, NY 10031

and be it further,

RESOLVED, that upon receipt of such payment with respect to this parcel, the

Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature is authorized and directed to make,

execute and deliver to said bidder making payment, a Quitclaim Deed conveying the

interest of the County in said parcel, which Quitclaim Deed shall contain the

covenant that the said County of Ulster, shall in no event be or become liable for any

defects in title conveyed for any cause whatsoever, or that no claim or demand of

any nature shall ever be made against the County of Ulster, arising from such sales,

conveyances or any proceedings leading thereto,

and move its adoption.

 ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 AYES: 22 NOES: 0

 (Absent: Legislator Fabiano)

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on August 6, 2014

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

$7,166.90 - TOTAL UNPAID TAXES

$10,500.00 - TOTAL ACCEPTED BIDS 

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Resolution No. 304 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Commissioner Of Finance To Accept A Bid For

The Purchase Of A Parcel Of County-Owned Property At The April

16, 2013 Public Auction - Department Of Finance

 

STATE OF NEW YORK

 ss:

COUNTY OF ULSTER

This is to certify that I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster have compared the

foregoing resolution with the original resolution now on file in the office of said clerk, and which was adopted by said

Legislature on the 19th Day of August, 2014, and that the same is a true and correct transcript of said resolution and of the

whole thereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 20th Day of August

in the year Two Thousand and Fourteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

Submitted to the County Executive this Approved by the County Executive this

21st Day of August, 2014. 28th Day of August, 2014.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella |s| Michael P. Hein

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk Michael P. Hein, County Executive

Ulster County Legislature 

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Updated: January 10, 2019