Resolution No. 59

Authorizing The Commissioner Of Finance To Sell Real Property Acquired By Court Order Pursuant To Article 11 Of The Real Property Tax Law – Department Of Finance

Resolution Information




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

Archer, Bartels, Lopez, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, and Petit)

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

Chair Laura Petit offer the following:


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

behalf of the Department of Finance; and

 WHEREAS, the Ways and Means Committee has been provided with a list of

properties currently scheduled for sale at Public Auction for unpaid taxes, and

appearing that the Ways and Means Committee has no objection to any of these

properties being so offered for sale, and the Ways and Means Committee

recommends that said properties be offered for sale; and

 WHEREAS, pursuant to Section C-53(B)(3) of the Ulster County Charter

Section A8-1(B)(5) of the Ulster County Administrative Code, the Commissioner of

Finance shall: “Act as the enforcing officer of the County for the purpose of the

collection of tax liens on real property pursuant to Article 11 of the Real Property

Tax Law of the State of New York,”; and

 WHEREAS, pursuant to Section C-53(B)(5) of the Ulster County Charter

Section A8-1(B)(7) of the Ulster County Administrative Code, the Commissioner of

Finance shall: “Perform all duties specified in law for county treasurers and other

county officers relating to the collection and/or extension of taxes,”; now, therefore,

be it

RESOLVED, that pursuant to said recommendations, the Commissioner of

Finance of Ulster County is authorized in the name of the County of Ulster, to

conduct a Public Auction to sell such properties acquired by foreclosure on April 26,

2018 and on April 25, 2018 if necessary; and, be it further

RESOLVED, that the County Attorney is authorized to prescribe the terms of

sale pursuant to the statutes in such cases, made and provided and in conformance

with this resolution; and, be it further

 RESOLVED, that the Commissioner of Finance is authorized to prepare and

distribute appropriate brochures and informational sheets to advertise the auction,

additional to those required by law, in such manner as he shall deem advisable,

and move its adoption. 



AYES: 22 NOES: 0

(Absent: Legislator Collins)

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on February 6, 2018






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 13th Day of February in the year Two Thousand and

Eighteen, 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 14th Day of

February in the year Two Thousand and Eighteen.

|s| Victoria A. Fabella

Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature

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

15th Day of February, 2018. 23rd Day of February, 2018.

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

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

Ulster County Legislature

Current Text: PDF


Updated: February 5, 2019