Resolution No. 283

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, constitutes a Type II action in accordance with 6 NYCRR, Part 617, of SEQRA, therefore, 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


Rosendale                         Christiana, Donna                                 $19,419.00

SBL#: 70.47-2-2               Christiana, LeVan E.

Parcel # 89                        C/O Michael Christiana

                                        62 Howland Avenue

                                        Kingston, NY  12401


Wawarsing                       Wasserman, Solomon                            $21,110.00

Village of Ellenville          145 E Penn St.

SBL#: 83.77-1-18              Long Beach, NY  11561

Parcel # 153


Wawarsing                       Reis, Jesse                                            $17,446.00

Village of Ellenville            Reis, Lillian

SBL#: 83.311-2-9              55 Dowe Road

Parcel # 154                      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