Resolution No. 548

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

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Donaldson, Gerentine, Maio, Joseph Maloney, Petit, and Ronk)


Chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee, Lynn Archer, and Deputy Chair Richard A. Gerentine 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 a bid for a parcel 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, parcel #92 of the 2019 Public Auction, listed as 10.38 acres, described as vacant, off Old Kings Hwy, in the Town of Saugerties, section block and lot number 9.3-1-15, has unpaid taxes in the amount of $2,057.00 dating back to the year 2016; and


WHEREAS, the prospective purchaser of parcel #92 has bid $2,057.00 for the property which is the taxes due; and


            WHEREAS, the prospective purchaser shall be responsible for the 2019/20 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:









PREVIOUS OWNER/TOWN                  BIDDER                             BID AMOUNT


UC/Atlantic North/Saugerties                    Quinn, Faafetai                     $2,057.00

Properties Inc.                                               202 Partition St

SBL#: 9.3-1-15                                            Saugerties, NY  12477

Parcel #92                                                    

Unpaid Taxes: $2,057.00                           


and, be it further,


RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is authorized and directed to make, execute and deliver to the bidder making payment, a quitclaim deed conveying the interest of the County in parcel #92, 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 move its adoption.





AYES:                        NOES:    



Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ________________.




$2,057.00 - TOTAL UNPAID TAXES    


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Updated: December 27, 2019