DETERMINATION AND FINDINGS FOR VICTOR’S HIGH STREET CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
Pursuant to New York’s Eminent Domain Procedure Law (“EDPL”), the Town of Victor (“Town”) has made its Determination and Findings concerning the proposed acquisition by eminent domain of real property necessary for the public purpose of completing the High Street Capital Improvements Project along a 2.8 mile section of High Street commencing at the Victor Village line and ending at the High Street Extension near NY Route 96. (“proposed site”) including, but not limited to interests in property identified as 987 High Street, 977 High Street, 953 High Street, 940 High Street, 915 High Street, 873 High Street, 863 High Street, 7151 Lane Road, 7265 Willowbrook Road, 7431 Trillium Trail, 7297 Trillium Trail, 531 High Street, 7276 Gillis Road, 7306 Sachem Trail, 7307 Sachem Trail, 304 High Street, 299 Franlee Lane, 275 High Street, 7724 St. Rd. 96 and a parcel on High Street having a tax identification number of 6.02-2-49.000.
Notice of a Public Hearing to consider the acquisition of parcels at the proposed site by eminent domain was duly published and served in accord with the requirements set forth in Article 2 of the EDPL. On January 21, 2014, at or about 7:00 p.m., a Public Hearing was held on the Town’s proposed acquisition of parcels of real property at the proposed site.
On January 27, 2014, the Town made its Determination and Findings stating that the Project will serve the public purpose of improving pedestrian and vehicular traffic flow and safety and improving the inadequate drainage system in the High Street area, all for the use and benefit of the public. The Town determined that it will conduct the improvements on the site because this area is in need of the improvements. The construction of the Project at the proposed site will have a general positive effect on the environment and the residents of the Town and, particularly, the residents of High Street and the Victor Central School students. As such, the Town will proceed with the acquisition of the interests in the parcels at the proposed site by eminent domain pursuant to New York’s EDPL. Copies of the Town’s Determination and Findings will be forwarded by the Town Clerk upon written request without cost.
Dated: January 28, 2014
Debra J. Denz, Town Clerk