Resolution No. 448

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 at the request of 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 constitutes a Type II action in accordance with 6NYCRR, Part 617, of SEQRA, which 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


Kingston                           Gaddy, Elizabeth Sue                             $23,596.00

SBL# 39.3-1-14                Gaddy, Edward

Parcel # 14                        PO Box 120

                                        Lake Katrine, NY  12449


Marbletown                      Rickard, Dominique                              $ 32,433.00

SBL#:69.2-1-14                Harkins-Rickard, Elizabeth

Parcel # 28                        24 Hunter Hill Rd.

                                        Stone Ridge, NY  12484


Marlboro                          Diorio, Robert C.                                   $16,323.00

SBL#: 103.3-3-15.130       3 Anna Place

Parcel # 39                        Marlboro, NY  12542






TOWN                            DEED TO                                              AMOUNT


Plattekill                           Lembo, Delores                                     $32,195.00

SBL#: 101.1-2-27              Lembo, Victor E.

Parcel # 61                        Lembo III, Michael A. 

                                        Lembo, Anthony

                                        Mayendia, Michelle

                                        PO Box 172

                                        Modena, NY  12548


Shandaken                        Rotella, Gloria                                      $ 8,032.00

SBL# 24.15-1-1                Box 1260 Woodland Valley Rd.

Parcel # 117                      Phoenicia, NY  12464       


Shawangunk                     Dragun, Clara Milano                            $42,805.00

SBL# 100.3-2-18.117        C/O Fatima Mirrow

Parcel # 122                      32 Crosby Court

                                        Pine Bush, NY  12566


Ulster                               Gruber, Brandon                                   $32,574.00

SBL# 48.58-3-8                35 Vincent Street, Apt B

Parcel # 144                      Kingston, NY  12401


Ulster                               Gruber, Brandon                                   $3,622.00

SBL# 48.58-3-9                35 Vincent Street, Apt B

Parcel # 145                      Kingston, NY  12401


Wawarsing                       Ng, Seung                                             $2,355.00

SBL# 90.2-3-44                Ng, Ruth

Parcel # 186                      144-48 Roosevelt Ave Apt 7C

                                        Flushing, NY  11354


Wawarsing                       Cortese, Steven Louis                            $56,887.00

SBL# 90.4-1-33                Cortese, Richard James

Parcel # 187                      Cortese, Anthony Joseph

                                        462 Austin Avenue

                                        Brick, NJ  08724






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: December 29, 2020