Bill Text: NY A06639 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes the commissioner of general services to convey real property at the St. Lawrence psychiatric center to the city of Ogdensburg or a private buyer.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 7-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-14 - referred to governmental operations [A06639 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06639-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          6639
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 14, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. WALCZYK -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT authorizing the commissioner of general services to  convey  real
          property at the St. Lawrence psychiatric center to the city of Ogdens-
          burg
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The commissioner of  the  office  of  general  services  is
     2  authorized  and  empowered to transfer and convey to the city of Ogdens-
     3  burg or a private buyer the state property described in section  two  of
     4  this  act, said property being a portion of the St. Lawrence Psychiatric
     5  Center located in the city of  Ogdensburg,  St.  Lawrence  county.  Such
     6  transfer  and  conveyance  shall  be for fair market value and upon such
     7  other terms and conditions as said commissioner may  determine.  Due  to
     8  the  proximity  of  the  land  and  improvements  to  be transferred and
     9  conveyed to existing mental health  and  correctional  facilities,  said
    10  terms  and  conditions  of  any  transfer  and conveyance, including the
    11  proposed use of said land, shall be  subject  to  the  approval  of  the
    12  commissioner  of  the  office  of mental health, the commissioner of the
    13  department of corrections and community supervision, and the director of
    14  the division of budget.
    15    § 2. The land authorized by this act to be conveyed  consists  of  one
    16  parcel  of  land  at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, in the city of
    17  Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence county, and is generally described as follows:
    18    Parcel D: 25 acres for Co-Gen development, bounded  to  the  south  by
    19  Entrance  Ave.,  on the east by Cottage Drive, on the north by Office of
    20  Mental Health long-term property, on the west by buildings 32,  34,  35,
    21  37  and  42  which  are not to be included, to include the Co-generation
    22  Plant and building numbers 47, 54, 55, and 103.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04391-01-9

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     1    § 3.  In addition to the aforementioned, the state may assist the city
     2  in marketing and promoting any of the parcel described in section two of
     3  this act to private developers.
     4    §  4.  The  description  in  section two of this act of the land to be
     5  conveyed is not intended to be a legal description, but it  is  intended
     6  only  to  identify  the  premises  to  be  conveyed.  As  a condition of
     7  purchase, the city of Ogdensburg or private buyer shall  submit  to  the
     8  commissioner  of  the office of general services for said commissioner's
     9  approval an accurate survey  and  description  of  the  lands  generally
    10  described  in  section two of this act, which may be used in the convey-
    11  ance thereof.  Such survey shall be paid for by the land purchaser.
    12    § 5. The commissioner of the office  of  general  services  shall  not
    13  grant  the  land described in section two of this act unless application
    14  is made therefor by the city of Ogdensburg or a private buyer within one
    15  year after the effective date of this act.
    16    § 6. This act shall take effect immediately.
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