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town Board approves resolution sought by village that will enable the village to achieve their goal of building a new highway garage near AF Veteran Park on Heatherdell Road
Last night the Greenburgh Town Board unanimously approved a resolution requested by the Village of Ardsley that will help the village in their efforts to build a new highway garage for the village on Heatherdell Road near the AF Veteran park. The village owns the land.. The village had prepared this fact sheet a while back highlighting reasons why they need a new garage. We had explored sharing our highway garage on Sprain Road with the village but they determined that would not work. See explanation in the link from the village. As part of the agreement with the village the village will relocate an existing town perpetual easement onto the villages proposed new driveway.
It's important that the town and village maintain excellent relations and that we work together for the good of all our residents. We're all happy to help the village and thank Mayor Nancy Kaboolian and the Ardsley Village Board for their hard work and advocacy.
TB-1 – 08/11/2021 RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF GREENBURGH EXPRESSING THE INTENT OF THE TOWN BOARD TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE VILLAGE OF ARDSLEY WHEREBY THE VILLAGE WILL RELOCATE AN EXISTING TOWN PERPETUAL EASEMENT ONTO THE VILLAGE’S PROPOSED NEW DRIVEWAY ON HEATHERDELL ROAD IN THE VILLAGE WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE UNLIMITED SECONDARY ACCESS AND INGRESS AND EGRESS BY TOWN EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AND INVITEES FROM HEATHERDELL ROAD TO TOWN PARK PROPERTY
WHEREAS, since 2017, the Village is the owner of the property known and designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel 6.40-17-1.1 (formerly Section 6.40, Block 17, Lots 1.1) and Parcel 6.40-17-1.2 (formerly Section 6.40, Block 17, Lot 1.2) and more particularly described in metes and bounds in Exhibit “A” attached to this Resolution (the “Village Site”) and as shown on the map attached hereto as Exhibit “B”; and
WHEREAS, since 1975, the Town is the owner of parkland known and designated on the tax map of the Town of Greenburgh as Parcel 8.241-180-1..L6 (formerly Volume 8, Sheet 4, Parcel 4B) and Parcel 6.40-17-2..L8 (formerly Volume 6, Sheet 1, Parcel 37B (the “Town Site”); and WHEREAS, the Town’s ownership of the parcel known as Parcel 8.241-180-1..L6 is subject to a perpetual easement in common with others over the existing driveway running from Heatherdell Road through the premises and premises adjoining as set forth in Liber 3929 of conveyances, page 165, and utility easements as recorded in the Book of Conveyances in Liber 5389, Page 204, and in Liber 5950, page 320, which said easement is over the Village Site to access the Town Site and the “Town park property” located thereat but is not within the Town Park; and
WHEREAS, the Town’s perpetual easement through the Village Site provides unrestric ted secondary access and ingress/egress to Heatherdell Road to/from the Town Site; and
WHEREAS, both parties desire to amend and reroute the perpetual easement on the Village Site so that the Village’s municipal facilities may be sited in the best location while maintaining secondary access and ingress/egress between the Town’s Site and Heatherdell Road to bring about the intents and purposes stated in the attached Easement Agreement, intended to be adopted by subsequent resolutio ns of the parties after mutually agreeable metes and bounds and exhibits are prepared;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh hereby expresses its intent to adopt the attached “Easement Agreement” with the Village of Ardsley, for the intents and purposes stated therein, subject to the adoption of subsequent resolutions by the parties authorizing the execution of the agreement after mutually agreeable metes and bounds and exhibits are prepared.