2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 11, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
        AN ACT authorizing the alienation of certain parklands in  the  town  of
          Hastings, county of Oswego
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Notwithstanding section 2 of chapter 325  of  the  laws  of
     2  1920,  subject  to  the provisions of this act, the town of Hastings, in
     3  the county of Oswego, acting by and through its governing body and  upon
     4  such  terms and conditions as determined by such body, is hereby author-
     5  ized to discontinue as parklands and to sell pursuant to section 72-h of
     6  the general municipal law, the lands described in section three of  this
     7  act,  to the New York State Police Department for the purpose of provid-
     8  ing necessary land for the construction  of  a  New  York  State  police
     9  station.
    10    § 2. The authorization contained in section one of this act shall take
    11  effect  only upon the condition that the town of Hastings shall dedicate
    12  an amount equal to or greater than the fair market value  of  the  park-
    13  lands being discontinued towards the acquisition of new parklands and/or
    14  capital improvements to existing park and recreational facilities.
    15    §  3. The parklands authorized by section one of this act to be alien-
    16  ated are described as follows:  All that tract or parcel of land situate
    17  in The Town of Hastings, County of Oswego and State of New  York,  being
    18  part  of  Lot  No. 28 and being part of Lot No. 29 in Township No. 13 of
    19  Scriba's Patent, and being part of the lands conveyed from F. Don  Sweet
    20  to the Town of Hastings by deed dated April 16, 1969 and recorded at the
    21  Oswego  County  Clerk's Office on April 16, 1969 in Book of Deeds 712 at
    22  Page 116 and being more particularly described as follows:
    23    Beginning at the southwesterly corner of lands of The Town of Hastings
    24  (712/116), being a point on the southerly bounds of  Lot  No.  28,  also
    25  being the centerline of Wilson Road per deed (712/116), said point being
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  easterly  a distance of 645 feet, more or less, from the nominal center-
     2  line intersection of Wilson Road and U. S. Route No. 11;
     3    Thence running N. 28° 53' 09" E. along the easterly bounds of The Town
     4  of  Hastings  (712/141)  a distance of 435.60 feet to a point; thence S.
     5  61° 57' 15" E. a distance of 300.00 feet to a point; thence S.  28°  53'
     6  09"  W. a distance of 435.60 feet to the southerly bounds of Lot No. 29;
     7  thence N. 61° 57' 15" W. a distance of 300.00  feet  to  the  point  and
     8  place of beginning containing 3.0 acres of land, more or less.
     9    Subject  to  any  and all easements and restrictions of record and the
    10  highway rights of the public and the Town of  Hastings  in  and  to  the
    11  portion  of  Wilson  Road lying within the bounds of the above described
    12  parcel.
    13    § 4. If the parkland that is described in section three  of  this  act
    14  has received funding pursuant to the federal land and water conservation
    15  fund,  the discontinuance of parklands authorized by section one of this
    16  act shall not occur until the town of Hastings  has  complied  with  the
    17  federal  requirements pertaining to the conversion of parklands, includ-
    18  ing satisfying the secretary of the  interior  that  the  discontinuance
    19  with  all conditions which the secretary of the interior deems necessary
    20  to assure the substitution of other lands shall be  equivalent  in  fair
    21  market  value  and recreational usefulness to the lands being discontin-
    22  ued.
    23    § 5. This act shall take effect immediately.