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S08947 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
            Cal. No. 900
                    IN SENATE
                                      April 2, 2024
        Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
          reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
          report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
          retaining its place in the order of third reading

        AN  ACT  authorizing  the  town  of  Kinderhook to transfer ownership of
          certain parkland to the Valatie Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc.
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Subject to the provisions of this act, the town of Kinder-
     2  hook, county of Columbia, acting by and through its governing body,  and
     3  upon  such  terms  and  conditions as determined by such body, is hereby
     4  authorized to discontinue as parklands and to sell and  convey  at  fair
     5  market  value  the  lands described in section three of this act, to the
     6  Valatie Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc.  for use by the  Valatie  Volunteer
     7  Rescue  Squad,  Inc.  for  the  purpose  of  providing emergency medical
     8  services to the town of Kinderhook.
     9    § 2. The authorization contained in section one of this act shall take
    10  effect only upon the condition that the town of Kinderhook  shall  dedi-
    11  cate  an  amount  equal  to or greater than the fair market value of the
    12  parklands being discontinued towards the acquisition  of  new  parklands
    13  and/or  capital  improvements  to existing park and recreational facili-
    14  ties.
    15    § 3. The parklands authorized to  be  alienated  and  discontinued  as
    16  parklands  by  the  town  of  Kinderhook  in section one of this act are
    17  located, bounded and described as follows:
    18    ALL that certain piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being  in
    19  the  Town  of  Kinderhook,  County  of  Columbia, and State of New York,
    20  bounded and described as follows:
    21    BEGINNING at a steel pin at the southwesterly  corner  of  the  parcel
    22  herein  to be described, said point of beginning being at the southeast-
    23  erly corner of the lands now or formerly of The State of New  York  said
    24  point  of beginning being further referenced as S 66°10'52" E a distance
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        S. 8947--A                          2
     1  of 380.86 feet from a steel pin on  the  easterly  side  of  a  Town  of
     2  Kinderhook highway commonly known as State Farm Road;
     3  thence from said point of beginning and along lands of said State of New
     4  York:  N 34°15'00" E a distance of 456.84 feet to a point;
     5  Thence  through  lands  of  the Town of Kinderhook on the following four
     6  courses;
     7  S 62°25'13" E a distance of 602.24 feet to a point;
     8  S 32°59'21" W a distance of 370.14 feet to a point;
     9  N 89°51'57" W a distance of 110.48 feet to a point;
    10  N 66°10'52" W a distance of 523.50 feet to the point of beginning;
    11  having an area of 261069.10 square feet or 5.99 acres of land.
    12    § 4. In the event that the town of  Kinderhook  received  any  funding
    13  support  or  assistance  from  the  federal government for the purchase,
    14  maintenance or improvement of the parklands set forth in  section  three
    15  of  this act, the discontinuance and alienation of such parkland author-
    16  ized by the provisions of this act shall not occur  until  the  town  of
    17  Kinderhook  has complied with any federal requirements pertaining to the
    18  alienation or conversion of parklands, including satisfying  the  secre-
    19  tary of the interior that the alienation or conversion complies with all
    20  conditions which the secretary of the interior deems necessary to ensure
    21  the substitution of other lands shall be equivalent in fair market value
    22  and usefulness to the lands being alienated or converted.
    23    § 5. This act shall take effect immediately.
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