[HISTORY: Adopted by the Rochester City Council 11-25-1941. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Corporation Counsel is hereby authorized to purchase title insurance on any property owned or to be acquired by the City of Rochester or on property against which the City is foreclosing taxes.
The Corporation Counsel is hereby authorized to accept and record deeds or other papers establishing or clearing title to lands, required by ordinances heretofore adopted for street purposes, provided, however, the purchase price is not in excess of $1 and has heretofore been approved by the Council, notwithstanding the fact that such lands are not thereby conveyed free and clear of all liens and encumbrances. In any transfer involving disbursements arising out of the procuring and recording of said deed and such other papers establishing or clearing such title, the Corporation Counsel is further authorized to pay such amounts as may be necessary, not to exceed $40 in each transfer, which amounts shall be charged to the Municipal Land Purchase Fund.
The Corporation Counsel is hereby authorized, upon receipt in full of any claim or demand in favor of the City, to execute and deliver on behalf of the City of Rochester a general release to the person or corporation paying said claim or demand in full.
The Corporation Counsel is hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Rochester receipts for legacies payable under wills or pursuant to decrees of the Surrogate's Court.