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A07510 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         7510--A
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     April 28, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. WALSH -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Local Governments -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN  ACT authorizing the county of Saratoga to transfer and convey refor-
          ested lands on Kinns Road to the town of Clifton Park, county of Sara-
          toga

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. Notwithstanding section 219 of the county law or any other
     2  general or local law to the contrary,  the  county  of  Saratoga  acting
     3  through  its  legislative  body, is hereby authorized to discontinue the
     4  use of a parcel of reforested land on Kinns Road in the town of  Clifton
     5  Park,  more  particularly described in section three of this act, and to
     6  enter into a contract to convey its interest in such  real  property  to
     7  the  town of Clifton Park, county of Saratoga, upon the terms and condi-
     8  tions contained in this act, for use by the town  of  Clifton  Park  for
     9  continued park and recreational purposes.
    10    §  2.  The  lands  authorized to be alienated and conveyed pursuant to
    11  section one of this act, and which are more  particularly  described  in
    12  section  three  of  this act, shall be devoted for park and recreational
    13  purposes in perpetuity; and the conveyance of such lands from the county
    14  to the town shall be done without compensation and shall not require the
    15  county to acquire any replacement or substitute reforested lands.
    16    § 3. The lands authorized to be alienated and conveyed by  the  county
    17  of  Saratoga  pursuant  to section one of this act shall be described as
    18  follows:
    19    ALL THAT CERTAIN TRACT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE in the Town of
    20  Clifton Park, County of Saratoga, State of  New  York  lying  along  the
    21  southerly line of Kinns Road, County Road No. 109, opposite the souther-
    22  ly  end  of  Carlton  Road  and  being  further bounded and described as
    23  follows:

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11261-02-7

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     1    BEGINNING at a point marked with a capped iron rod set at the point of
     2  intersection of the southerly line of Kinns Road, County Road  No.  109,
     3  with  the  common division line of a 10-foot wide strip of land as dedi-
     4  cated to The County of Saratoga in Book 1540 of Deeds at Page 94 and  as
     5  shown  on  a  map entitled "Knolltop Subdivision", dated June 1, 1994 as
     6  prepared by The Environmental Design Partnership and filed in the  Sara-
     7  toga  County  Clerk's  Office on March 22, 1995 in Drawer "K" as Map No.
     8  222 to the east and the parcel of land herein  being  described  to  the
     9  west;
    10    THENCE  from said POINT OF BEGINNING along the common division line of
    11  said 10-foot wide strip of land as dedicated to The County of  Saratoga,
    12  lands  of  The Town of Clifton Park as conveyed in Book 1428 of Deeds at
    13  Page 133 (second parcel described therein), Lot 51 (lands of the Town of
    14  Clifton Park Water Authority as conveyed in Book 1430 of Deeds  at  Page
    15  534), Lot 49, Lot 47, Lot 3, Lot 5, Lot 6 and lands of The Town of Clif-
    16  ton  Park  as  conveyed  in Book 1428 of Deeds at Page 133 (first parcel
    17  described therein) all as shown  on  said  filed  Knolltop  Subdivision,
    18  filed  Map  No.  K-222  to  the east and the parcel of land herein being
    19  described to the west, South 15 deg. 58 min. 20 sec. West, 2,237.80 feet
    20  to a point marked with a capped iron rod found at the  point  of  inter-
    21  section  of  the  northerly line of lands of the Town of Clifton Park as
    22  conveyed in Instrument No. 2007026577 with said common division line  of
    23  lands  of  The Town of Clifton Park as conveyed in Book 1428 of Deeds at
    24  Page 133 (first parcel described therein) to the east and the parcel  of
    25  land herein being described to the west;
    26    THENCE  along the common division line of lands of the Town of Clifton
    27  Park as conveyed in Instrument No. 2007026577, lands of the  Land  Trust
    28  of  Saratoga  Region, Inc. as conveyed in Book 1509 of Deeds at Page 166
    29  and Lot 14, said lot as shown on  a  map  entitled  "Sherwood  Forest  -
    30  Section  6B,  2 Lot Subdivision", dated September 7, 1988 as prepared by
    31  The Environmental Design Partnership and filed in  the  Saratoga  County
    32  Clerk's  Office on November 15, 1989 in Drawer "S" as Map No. 269 all to
    33  the south and the parcel of land herein being described to the north the
    34  following two (2) courses and distances:
    35    1) North 73 deg. 14 min. 40 sec. West, 629.48 feet to a point;
    36    2) North 72 deg. 48 min. 10 sec. West, 791.92 feet to a  point  marked
    37  with  a  capped iron rod found being the southeasterly corner of Lot 16,
    38  said lot as shown on a map entitled "Sherwood Forest - Sect 6, Lands  of
    39  Ralph  E.  Palmer,  Inc.",  dated  February 27, 1978 as prepared by C.T.
    40  Male Associates, P.C. and filed in the Saratoga County Clerk's Office on
    41  July 18, 1978 in Drawer "S" as Map No. 69;
    42    THENCE along the common division line of Lot 16, Lot 18 and Lot 17  as
    43  shown  on  said Sherwood Forest - Sect 6, filed Map No. S-69 and Lot 26,
    44  Lot 28, Lot 30, Lot 32, Lot 34, Lot 36, Lot 38 and Lot 40, said lots  as
    45  shown  on a map entitled "Sherwood Forest - Section 7, Lands of Ralph E.
    46  Palmer, Inc.", dated February 23, 1978 as prepared by C.T. Male  Associ-
    47  ates,  P.C.  and filed in the Saratoga County Clerk's Office on July 18,
    48  1978 in Drawer "S" as Map No. 70 all to the west and the parcel of  land
    49  herein being described to the east, North 17 deg. 50 min. 40 sec.  East,
    50  1,555.61 feet to a point marked with a capped iron rod found in the 1941
    51  southerly right-of-way line of Kinns Road, County Road No.  109;
    52    THENCE  along  said  1941  southerly  right-of-way line of Kinns Road,
    53  County Road No. 109 the following five (5) courses and distances:
    54    1) North 72 deg. 34 min. 20 sec. East, 270.64 feet to a point;
    55    2) North 70 deg. 37 min. 50 sec. East, 480.53 feet to a point;
    56    3) North 75 deg. 05 min. 30 sec. East, 229.66 feet to a point;

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     1    4) North 88 deg. 56 min. 00 sec. East, 307.22 feet to a point;
     2    5) South 84 deg. 11 min. 50 sec. East, 172.70 feet to a point;
     3    THENCE  continuing along the southerly line of Kinns Road, County Road
     4  No. 109, South 69 deg. 08 min. 10 sec. East, 92.00 feet to the point  or
     5  place of beginning and containing 63.362 acres of land.
     6    §  4.  The land to be transferred pursuant to this act, and all struc-
     7  tures and facilities situated on such land, shall be  maintained,  owned
     8  and  operated  for park purposes by the town of Clifton Park. The use of
     9  such parkland and facilities shall continue to be made available to  the
    10  general  public,  including  all residents of Saratoga County. Where the
    11  availability of such facilities is limited, the use of  such  facilities
    12  must be determined by an equitable method which provides priority use to
    13  the general public based on a reservation policy for free or for a nomi-
    14  nal charge.
    15    §  5.  If  the  property  described  in section three of this act, and
    16  transferred to the town of Clifton Park pursuant to  the  provisions  of
    17  this  act,  shall  ever be used for a purpose other than as public park-
    18  land, ownership of such property shall revert  back  to  the  county  of
    19  Saratoga and maintained as reforested lands.
    20    § 6. This act shall take effect immediately.
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