Purchase of a Development Rights


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 17 (Community Preservation Fund) and Chapter 70 (Agricultural Lands) of the Town Code, the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby sets Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 4:30 pm, Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York as the time and place for a public hearing for the purchase of a development rights easement on property owned by Eugene P. Krupski and Maryann Krupski. Said property is identified as part of SCTM #1000-100.-2-3.2. The address is 2230 Soundview Avenue in Mattituck. The property is located in the Agricultural-Conservation (A-C) Zoning District and is situated on the southerly side of Soundview Avenue approximately 1400 feet easterly from the intersection of Soundview Avenue and Saltaire Way in Mattituck, New York. The proposed acquisition is for a development rights easement on a part of the property consisting of approximately 47± acres (subject to survey) of the 56± acre parcel. 

The exact area of the acquisition is subject to a Town-provided survey acceptable to the Land Preservation Committee and the property owners. The easement will be acquired using Community Preservation Funds. The purchase price is $63,355.00 (sixty-three thousand three hundred fifty-five dollars) per buildable acre, estimated at $2,977,685.00 (two million nine hundred seventy-seven thousand six hundred eighty-five dollars) for the 47± acre easement. Purchase price will be adjusted at time of closing based on final survey acreage determination, plus acquisition costs. 

The property is listed on the Town’s Community Preservation Project Plan as property that should be preserved due to its agricultural value. 

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:  April 9, 2019



Elizabeth A. Neville

Southold Town Clerk