WHEREAS, pursuant to the emergency powers granted to the Commissioner of the Department of Building, Safety, Inspection & Enforcement under Chapter 2A of the Code of the Town of North Hempstead (the “Town Code”), the Town of North Hempstead Department of Highways demolished and removed an unsafe structure at the premises located at 32 Third Avenue, Westbury, New York, designated on the Land and Tax Map of the County of Nassau as Section 11, Block 110, Lot 138 (the “Parcel”); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2A-11 of the Town Code, the Town is entitled to reimbursement for all costs and expenses, including legal and administrative expenses, incurred by it in connection with the demolition and removal; and
WHEREAS, the Town Attorney’s Office pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Town Code, has requested that the costs associated with the demolition and removal, in the amount of $48,891.50, be referred to the County of Nassau for assessment against, and recovery from, the subject Parcel, which shall constitute a lien and charge on the levied Parcel until paid or otherwise satisfied or discharged and shall be collected in the same manner and at the same time as other town charges.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of North Hempstead hereby approves the request of the Town Attorney’s Office and authorizes the Town Clerk to file a certified copy of this Resolution with the Clerk of the Nassau County Legislature, the Nassau County Assessor’s Office, and/or any other department at the County of Nassau, and to take any other steps as may be necessary, so that the amount of $48,891.50 may be assessed by the County of Nassau against the Parcel, at the same time as other taxes are levied or assessed thereon; and be it further
RESOLVED that the Office of the Town Attorney be and hereby is authorized to take such other action as may be necessary to effectuate the foregoing.
Dated: Manhasset, New York
September 5, 2019
The vote on the foregoing resolution was recorded as follows:
Ayes: Councilperson De Giorgio, Councilperson Ferrara, Councilperson Lurvey, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth
Absent: Councilperson Seeman
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