Purchase of property from the Estate of Roy


Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 185 (Open Space Preservation) and Chapter 17 (Community Preservation Fund) of the Town Code, the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby sets Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 4:31 p.m., Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York as the time and place for a public hearing for the purchase of property from the Estate of Roy Fuchs. Said property is identified as SCTM #1000-88.-3-3.1. The total area of the property is 7.86± acres. The address of the property is 9800 Main Bayview Road in Southold. The property is located within the Agricultural-Conservation (A-C) zoning district. The property has approximately 353± feet of road frontage on Main Bayview Road and includes a 50 foot wide right-of-way known as Takaposa Road. The property is located on the southerly side of Main Bayview Road approximately 400 feet west of the intersection of Jacobs Lane and Main Bayview Road in Southold. The property also has approximately 415± feet of shoreline on Corey Creek.

The proposed acquisition is for the Town of Southold, in a joint 50%/50% partnership with the County of Suffolk, to acquire fee title to the entire 7.86 acres for open space preservation.  The exact area of the purchase is subject to survey. The purchase price for the entire 7.86  acre parcel is $800,000 (eight hundred thousand dollars) and the purchase will be funded by the Town’s Community Preservation Fund and the County of Suffolk in a 50%/50% partnership which will include the purchase price and any related acquisition costs associated with the purchase of this property. 

The property is listed on the Town’s Community Preservation Project Plan as property that should be preserved for open space and the preservation of fresh water and salt water marshlands. The purpose of this acquisition is for open space, passive recreational purposes and wetland protection. Proposed uses of the property may include the establishment of a nature preserve, passive recreational area with trails and limited parking for access purposes, all subject to a Management Plan which will be developed for this property. 

Sanitary Flow Credits may be available for transfer from the property upon the purchase of the property. The County of Suffolk will determine if Credits are available, and if so, the number of Sanitary Flow Credits available from the property. Any available Sanitary Flow Credits will be divided between the County and the Town in accordance with the 50%/50% joint partnership percentage. The transfer of the Sanitary Flow Credits allotted to the Town will not be finalized, and shall not occur, until the County/Town closes on the property, and the Town Board passes a resolution allowing the transfer into the Town Sanitary Flow Credit Bank. 

FURTHER NOTICE is hereby given that a more detailed description of the above mentioned parcel of land is on file in Land Preservation Department, Southold Town Hall Annex, 54375 Route 25, Southold, New York, and may be examined by any interested person during business hours.

Dated: November 7, 2018            BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE