Resolution No. 255

Authorizing The Conveyance Of County-Owned Property To The Former Owner – Department Of Finance

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Collins, Hansut, Kovacs, Nolan, and Roberts)


Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, John Gavaris, and Deputy Chair Kevin A. Roberts 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 a certain parcel of real property acquired by the County by reason of non-payment of taxes; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, 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 6NYCRR, Part 617, of SEQRA, and does not require any determination or procedure under SEQRA; and, be it further


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


Shawangunk                     Plaza, Jerome B &                                 $20,586.00

SBL# 99.1-1-38                Plaza, Georgia F.

                                        161 Church Rd.

                                        Pine Bush, NY  12566


Woodstock                       Auringer, Michael                                 23,425.00         

SBL# 27.13-4-18.100        137 Fair Street

Parcel # 165                      Kingston, NY  12401


Woodstock                       Auringer, Michael J.                              63,734.00         

SBL# 27.18-1-4                137 Fair Street

Parcel # 166                      Kingston, NY  12401


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 moves its adoption.





AYES:                       NOES:      



Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ______________.





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Updated: May 29, 2024