Resolution No. 222

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 certain parcels 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 parcel:


TOWN                            DEED TO                                              AMOUNT


Denning                           Parslow, Frank M.                                 $8,482.00

SBL# 34.-1-25                  805 Peak Road

Parcel # 1                          Stone Ridge, NY  12484


New Paltz                         Gorosh, Orna                                        $57,673.00

SBL#: 87.9-2-38.130         1 Grace Avenue

Parcel # 53                        New Paltz, NY  12561


Village of Ellenville          Reyes, Rubin                                         $2,196.00

BL#: 91.22-3-21                Reyes, Katie L.

Parcel # 157                      23 Rear Chapel St.

                              Ellenville, NY  12428


Wawarsing                       Reis, Jesse                                            $19,510.00

SBL# 74.4-1-12                Reis, Lillian 

Parcel # 171                      55 Dowe Rd

                                        Ellenville, NY  12428



Wawarsing                       Towne, Harold R.                                  $6,746.00

SBL# 82.3-1-40                Towne, Verna M.   

Parcel # 178                      PO Box 875

                                        Napanoch, NY  12458


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 _________________.





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Updated: September 21, 2020