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Councilperson Russell offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, which resolution was declared adopted after a poll of the members of this Board:

RESOLUTION NO. 436 - 2019

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ASSESSMENT OF COSTS AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEMOLITION AND REMOVAL OF AN UNSAFE STRUCTURE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 2A OF THE TOWN CODE AGAINST REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 32 THIRD AVE, WESTBURY, NEW YORK.

        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

 

Nays:  None

 

Absent:  Councilperson Seeman

 

 

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