Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING REFUND OF BID FOR CERTAIN AUCTION FORECLOSURE PROPERTY

WHEREAS, a public auction for sale of County-owned property was held on October 25, 2017; and

WHEREAS, 13 West Eighth Avenue (SBL# 134.14-19-3) in the City of Gloversville was sold to Todd J. Brown in the amount of $7,455.50; and

WHEREAS, the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Facility Board has refused to reduce or eliminate an outstanding sewer bill related to the prior owner in the amount of $8,666.31; and

WHEREAS, the bidder has requested that he be released from the sales contract; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby authorizes a withdrawal from the sales agreement by Todd J. Brown for tax-foreclosed property at 13 West Eighth Avenue (SBL# 134.14-19-3) in the City of Gloversville; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the County Treasurer be and hereby is authorized to reacquire title to said parcel and to refund the bidder’s payment of $7,455.50; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the County Treasurer and County Attorney take whatever action necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Attorney, Todd J. Brown, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor HOWARD and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Callery)