Resolution No. 255

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, 2012, 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 6NYCRR, 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


Esopus                                   Murtagh, Daniel                                           $17,295.00

SBL#: 56.50-3-32                PO Box 336

Parcel # 4                               Port Ewen, NY  12466


Esopus                                   Murtagh, Daniel                                           $4,610.00

SBL#: 56.59-4-25                PO Box 336

Parcel # 6                               Port Ewen, NY  12466


Plattekill                                Arias Mazariego, Nersey E.                        $18,724.00

SBL#: 101.2-3-24.001        Arias Mazariego, Edvin U.

Parcel # 62                            258 Freetown Highway

                                                Wallkill, NY  12589


Wawarsing                            Rose, Charles Jr.                                           $2,107.00

SBL#: 74.1-2-22                  97 Diamond Road

Parcel # 167                          Ellenville, NY  12428                                 



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 22, 2020