Resolution No. 186

Authorizing The Conveyance Of County-Owned Properties To The Original Owners – Department Of Finance

Resolution Information




Referred to:  The Ways and Means Committee (Chairwoman Archer and Legislators Bartels, Gavaris, Haynes, Maio, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee, Lynn Archer, and Deputy Chair Kenneth J. Ronk, Jr. 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 payment of the full amount of back taxes on a certain parcel of real property acquired by the County by reason of non-payment of taxes; and


WHEREAS, based upon the examination of the Ulster County Legislature, and pursuant to the County of Ulster’s State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Type II List that was adopted by the County in Resolution No. 118 on April 20, 2010, and as per Section 4.1.5 of that list, it has been determined that the following transaction does not pose a significant environmental impact and may and constitutes a Type II action in accordance with 6 NYCRR, Part 617, of SEQRA, and does not require any determination or procedure under SEQRA; now, therefore be it


           RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Commissioner of Finance is authorized to accept payment as above set forth with respect to the following parcels:



TOWN                            DEED TO                                            AMOUNT


Lloyd                               Foster, Karrie                                        $26,638.00

SBL#: 87.292-1-14            78 Sunnybrook Circle

Parcel # 23                        Highland, NY  12528


Marlborough                     Moerschell, Gerard C.                           $36,447.00

SBL#: 103.1-3-6               Moerschell, Ruth S.

Parcel # 37                        11 Titusville Heights

                                        Poughkeepsie, NY  12603


Olive                                Bowe, Katryn F.                                    $16,163.00

SBL#: 53.3-1-3                 521 Henry St., Apt 3

Parcel # 57                        Brooklyn, NY  11231






TOWN                            DEED TO                                            AMOUNT


Saugerties                         Warren C. Benz Trust:                           $29,143.00

SBL#: 28.1-2-22               Liane D. Benz, Trustee C/O Silka Benz            

Parcel # 102                      1312 Church Street

                                        Saugerties, NY 12477       


Ulster                               Muller, Gavin                                       $ 6,500.00

SBL#: 39.19-1-9.100         240 Sawmill Rd.

Now SBL#: 39.19-1-9.110Lake Katrine NY 12449

Parcel # 139


Wawarsing                       Grella, Caterina                                     $21,134.00

SBL#: 73.2-1-8                 11 Ridge Drive

Parcel # 165                      Glen Cove, NY  11542


and, be it further


RESOLVED, that upon receipt of such payment with respect to each parcel, the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is hereby authorized to make, execute and deliver to the owner making payment, a quitclaim deed conveying the interest of the County in the parcel, which quitclaim deed shall contain the covenant that the County of Ulster shall in no event be or become liable for any defects in title conveyed for any cause whatsoever, or that no claim or demand of any nature shall ever be made against the County of Ulster arising from such sales, conveyances, or any proceedings leading thereto,


and move its adoption.





AYES:                    NOES:        



Passed Committee: Ways and Means on _________________.




TOTAL UNPAID TAXES: $ 136,025.00

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Updated: June 3, 2020