Tompkins County
New York


Authorization to Execute Quitclaim Deeds – Sale of Foreclosure Properties at Public Auction


Department:Finance DepartmentSponsors:


  1. Printout
  2. AUCTION PROCEEDS 6-19-17 (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)
  3. Auction Report Corrected (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, in accordance with the procedures outlined in Policy 01-07 - Land Transactions, the Government Operations Committee approved on May 3, 2017, the list below of Tax Parcels to be acquired through tax foreclosure, and then sold at public auction to recover unpaid taxes, and


              WHEREAS, by tax foreclosure proceedings, the County acquired certain parcels in the County, and


              WHEREAS, said properties were sold, contingent upon Legislature approval, at public auction on June 19, 2017, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That upon payment in full of the bid price, plus current taxes and filing fees, that the County Administrator be and hereby is authorized to execute quitclaim deeds for all parcels sold at the public auction:

              Town of Dryden - 601 Bone Plain Road - 30.-1-15.2

              Town of Dryden - 805 Midline Road - 59.-1-29.7

              Village of Groton - 211 Barrows Street - 108.-2-18.1

              Town of Caroline - Slaterville Road - 8.-1-4.2

              Town of Caroline - Slaterville Road - 8.-1-68

              Village of Dryden - Ellis Drive - 8.1-1-1.4

              Town of Lansing - Portland Point Road - 36.-1-2

              Town of Newfield - Elmira Road - 11.-1-20.2



Meeting History

Jul 5, 2017 3:30 PM  Government Operations Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Snyder reviewed the memorandum contained in the agenda packet providing details of the auction. He called attention to the year 2016 being listed and asked that it be changed to 2017 in both instances. Carol asked about income raised from the cost of properties and how the auctioneer expense was paid for. Ms. Kiefer requested and it was agreed by the Committee to change the word "thru" to "through" in line 4 of the first Whereas. At Ms. Chock's request Mr. Snyder agreed to revise the memorandum to clarify that after subtracting expenses, the County’s net gain for the sale of 8 properties at auction was $88,048.

MOVER:Rich John, Member
SECONDER:Will Burbank, Member
AYES:Daniel Klein, Carol Chock, Dooley Kiefer, Rich John, Will Burbank
Jul 6, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Carol Chock, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna
EXCUSED:Martha Robertson, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Peter Stein