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File #: ID-4478    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 4/21/2022 Final action: 4/21/2022
Enactment date: 4/21/2022 Enactment #: 164-22
Title: Authorize the sale of certain parcel of Real Property in Harris, New York
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Authorize the sale of certain parcel of Real Property in Harris, New York
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RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY THE PLANNING, REAL PROPERTY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY IN HARRIS, NEW YORK.

Legislators Doherty, Brooks and Conklin offer the following:

WHEREAS: Sullivan County has obtained title to a certain parcel of real property situate and located in the Town of Thompson through a proceeding under Article 11 of the Real Property Tax Law; and

WHEREAS: That parcel is identified on the tax map of the Town of Thompson as Section 1 Block 1 Lot 58.2 and is located at 1234-1240 Old Route 17, Harris, New York commonly referred to as the "Skaters World" faciliyt; and

WHEREAS: The County of Sullivan desires to return that parcel of real property to taxable status a viable commercial activity; and

WHEREAS: Said parcel of Real Property was included in the Tax Sale Auction in 2020 ; and

WHEREAS: The bid obtained for said property was significantly lower than it's actual market value; and

WHEREAS: The Bid received at the auction, of $160,000 was rejected and other private purchasers were sought; and

WHEREAS: Benton Brothers, Incorporated has offered to purchase said parcel for $350,000 and agreed to forthwith refurbish the property and return it to a viable and active commercial entity in the Town of Thompson; Now therefor be it

RESOLVED: That the County Manager or the Chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with Benton Bros, Inc to sell the parcel of real property known as 1234-1240 Old Route 17, Harris in the Town of Thompson, Count...

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