Resolution No. 454

Authorizing A Public Hearing For The Possible Transfer Of Real Property Owned By Ulster County And Located In The Town of Rochester To The Ulster County Economic Development Alliance – Department Of Economic Development

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Economic Development, Planning, Education, Employment, Arts and Agriculture Committee (Chairman Cahill and Legislators Corcoran, Criswell, Hewitt, Litts, Maloney and Sperry), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Fabiano, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Economic Development, Planning, Education, Employment, Arts and Agriculture Committee, Brian B. Cahill, and Deputy Chair Herbert Litts, III offer the following:


WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on behalf of the Department of Economic Development; and


WHEREAS, it is the policy of the State of New York to promote the economic welfare and prosperity of its inhabitants and to actively promote, attract, encourage and develop economically sound commerce and industry; and


WHEREAS, the County of Ulster (the “County”) has the responsibility and burden to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the residents of the County by, among other things, preventing unemployment and economic deterioration, increasing and maintaining employment opportunities, and attracting and sustaining economically sound commerce; and


WHEREAS, the County acquired the Property on November 3, 2021 pursuant to real property tax law due to unpaid property taxes; and


WHEREAS, Section 1411 of the Not-For-Profit Corporation Law of the State of New York (the “LDC Act”) authorizes the establishment of not-for-profit local development corporations operated exclusively for the charitable or public purposes of relieving and reducing unemployment, promoting and providing for additional and maximum employment, bettering and maintaining job opportunities, instructing or training individuals to improve or develop their capabilities for such jobs, carrying on scientific research for the purpose of aiding a community or geographical area by attracting new industry to the community or area or by encouraging the development of, or retention of, an industry in the community or area, and lessening the burdens of government and acting in the public interest; and


WHEREAS, Section 1411(d) of the LDC Act requires a public hearing relating to the Disposition of the property; now, therefore be it





RESOLVED, pursuant to Section 1411(d) (1) of the LDC Act, the Ulster County Legislature hereby authorizes a public hearing for the possible transfer of 11 Towpath Road in the Town of Rochester; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that said public hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 7:10 PM in the Legislative Chambers, Ulster County Office Building, 244 Fair

Street, Kingston, New York, and/or via videoconference to the extent allowable pursuant to existing New York State legislation, or order and the Rules of the Ulster County Legislature; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature shall cause legal

notice of said Public Hearing to be published according to law,


and move its adoption.





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Passed Committee: Economic Development, Planning, Education, Employment, Arts and Agriculture on ___________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ___________.






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Updated: November 16, 2022