Resolution No. 557

Authorizing The Commissioner Of Finance To Accept A Bid For A Parcel Of County-Owned Real Property For Private Sale And Authorizing The Chairman Of The Ulster County Legislature To Convey Such Parcel – Department Of Finance

Resolution Information




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

Allen, Bartels, Belfiglio, Briggs, Maio, and Maloney)


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

Chairman Thomas J. Briggs 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

bids for parcels of county-owned real property as hereinafter described, which was

acquired by the County by reason of non-payment of taxes, and has previously been

offered at a public auction; and

WHEREAS, said parcel # 225 of the 2016 Public Auction, listed as 50 x133,

Residential, 7 Carnation Avenue, in the Town of Wawarsing, Village of Ellenville,

section block and lot number 83.326-2-17, has unpaid taxes in the amount of

$41,245.00 dating back to the year 2012; and

WHEREAS, the prospective purchaser of parcel # 225 has bid $15,000.00 for

the property which is the upset price as determined by the Real Property Tax Service

Agency; and

 WHEREAS, the prospective purchasers shall be responsible for the 2016-17

school tax and all subsequent tax levies; and

WHEREAS, these conveyances constitute Type II actions 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, these actions do not

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

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

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance is authorized

to accept payment as follows: 



Gunter, Walter Wawarsing Wasserman, Solomon $15,000.00

Gunter. Ruth Ann 145 E. Penn Street

SBL#: 83.326-2-17 Long Beach, NY 11561

Parcel # 225


and, be it further,

RESOLVED, that 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, and that no claim or

demand of any nature shall ever be made against the County of Ulster arising from

such sale, conveyance or the proceedings leading thereto,

and moves its adoption.


AYES: 22 NOES: 0

(Absent: Legislator Loughran)

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on December 13, 2016








I, the undersigned Clerk of the Legislature of the County of Ulster, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution is

the original resolution adopted by the Ulster County Legislature on the 20th Day of December in the year Two Thousand

and Sixteen, and said resolution shall remain on file in the office of said clerk.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the County of Ulster this 21st Day of

December in the year Two Thousand and Sixteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

22nd Day of December, 2016. 28th Day of December, 2016.

|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 29, 2019