City of Albany, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Albany 2-24-1977 by L.L. No. 2-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The City of Albany shall contain, on and after the effective date of this local law, in addition to the territory theretofore contained within its boundaries, the territory now within the Town of Bethlehem, described as follows: all that tract, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being on the southerly side of Delaware Avenue and northerly side of the Normanskill in the Town of Bethlehem, County of Albany and State of New York, being more particularly bounded and described as follows:
  Beginning at a point in the southerly line of Delaware Avenue at its intersection with the division line between lands of Graceland Cemetery, Inc., on the northeast and lands of Michael and Anna DiBiase on the southwest, said southerly line of Delaware Avenue being the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem; thence from said point or place of beginning in a northeasterly direction along the southerly line of Delaware Avenue, being also the original and present westerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery, and along the division line between the City of Albany and the Town of Bethlehem, north 57º 00' east for a distance of 935.00 feet to a point; thence in a southeasterly direction along the original and present northerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem, south 49º 00' east for a distance of 1,019.70 feet to a point; thence in a northeasterly direction in part along the original and present northerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and in part along the original northerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem, north 57º 15' east for a distance of 520.08 feet to a point; thence in a southeasterly direction along the original northerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem, south 67º 00' east for a distance of 1,518.00 feet to a point; thence in a southwesterly direction along the original easterly line of lands of the Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem, south 31 15' west for a distance of 679.80 feet to a point; thence in a southeasterly direction along the original easterly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem, south 44º 00' east for a distance of 289.08 feet to a point; thence in a general southerly direction along the original easterly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and the Town of Bethlehem, the following fourteen (14) courses and distances:
A.
South 53º 15' west, 143.00 feet to a point; thence
B.
South 20º 15' west, 152.00 feet to a point; thence
C.
South 20º 30' west, 121.00 feet to a point; thence
D.
South 2º 30' west, 157.00 feet to a point; thence
E.
South 51º 30' west, 120.00 feet to a point; thence
F.
South 44º 00' west, 120.00 feet to a point; thence
G.
South 24º 00' west, 100.00 feet to a point; thence
H.
South 29º 15' west, 78.00 feet to a point; thence
I.
South 34º 15' west, 66.00 feet to a point; thence
J.
South 2º 15' east, 160.00 feet to a point; thence
K.
South 23º 45' west, 247.00 feet to a point; thence
L.
South 24º 15' west, 218.00 feet to a point; thence
M.
South 22º 30' west, 280.00 feet to a point; thence
N.
South 26º 30' west, 268.00 feet to a point on the northerly bank of the Normanskill;
  Thence continuing in a southwesterly direction along the southerly projection of the last-described course and along the division line between the City of Albany and the Town of Bethlehem, south 26º 30' west for a distance of about 72 feet to a point in the center of the Normanskill; thence in a westerly and northwesterly direction along the center of the Normanskill as it winds and turns for a distance of about 6,160.00 feet to the intersection of said line with the southwesterly extension or prolongation of the original and present westerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery, said westerly line of the Graceland Cemetery also being the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem; thence in a northeasterly direction along the original and present westerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the southwesterly prolongation of said line and along the division line between the City of Albany and Town of Bethlehem, north 63º 00' east for a distance of about 530.0 feet to a point; thence in a northerly direction along the original westerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and the Town of Bethlehem, north 00º 30' east for a distance of 90.00 feet to a point; thence in a northeasterly direction along the original westerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and the Town of Bethlehem, north 52º 30' east for a distance of 250.00 feet to a point in the southerly line of Delaware Avenue; thence in a northeasterly direction along the southerly line of Delaware Avenue, being also the original westerly line of lands of Graceland Cemetery and along the division line between the City of Albany and the Town of Bethlehem, north 57º 00' east for a distance of 187.00 feet to the point or place of beginning and containing 240.3 acres, more or less.
The territory described in § A381-1 of this local law is hereby annexed to the City of Albany pursuant to the provisions of § 714 of the General Municipal Law.
The territory described in § A381-1 of this local law shall be included in the First Ward of the City of Albany and shall be combined with the territorial boundary of the Seventh Election District and shall be designated as the Seventh Election District of said First Ward, said Seventh Election District being described as follows and intended to include the territory described above in § A381-1 hereof:
Beginning at a point in the center line of Delaware Avenue where it is intersected by the center line of Southern Boulevard extended; thence southerly along the center line of Delaware Avenue to a point in the vicinity of Delaware Avenue Viaduct; thence southwesterly along the former City line to a point; thence westerly and continuing along the former City line to the center line of the Normanskill; thence southerly and easterly along the center line of the Normanskill to the center line of Southern Boulevard (Route 9W); thence northerly along the center line of Southern Boulevard to the center line of the northern access ramp of the Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway; thence westerly along said thruway ramp to the center line of Hoffman Avenue extended; thence northerly along the center line of Hoffman Avenue and Hoffman Avenue extended to the center line of McCarty Avenue; thence northerly along the center line of McCarty Avenue to the center line of Southern Boulevard extended; thence northerly along the center line of Southern Boulevard and Southern Boulevard extended to the center line of Delaware Avenue, the point and place of beginning.
A. 
The annexation of the above territory described in § A381-1 of this local law shall become effective upon the filing of this local law in the office of the Secretary of State.
B. 
This local law shall take effect immediately.