NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) will host a public hearing on April 22, 2019 at 9:30 am, local time, at the offices of the Incorporated Village of Westfield, North Room, 23 Elm Street, Village of Westfield, County of Chautauqua, New York, pursuant to Section 859-a of the General Municipal Law, as amended (the “Act”). The purpose of the public hearing is to provide an opportunity for all interested parties to present their views with respect to the “Project” (as defined below) both orally and in writing. A representative of the Agency will accept any comments that are made either orally or in writing at the above-stated place and time and provide a reasonable summary of the same to the Agency’s members.
Growers Co-operative Grape Juice Company, Inc. (the “Applicant”) requested by application (the “Application”) that the Agency consider undertaking a project (the “Project”) that consists of the following:
(A)(1) the acquisition of an interest in one or more parcels of land commonly known as 112 N. Portage Street, Incorporated Village of Westfield, County of Chautauqua, New York (collectively, the “Land”), (2) the construction of an approximately 800 square foot utility building and two (2) 500,000 gallon storage tanks, all located on the Land (collectively, the “Building”, and together with the Land, collectively, the “Facility”), and (3) the acquisition of certain furniture, fixtures, machinery and equipment necessary for the completion thereof (the “Equipment”), all of the foregoing for use by the Applicant as a bulk storage facility (collectively, the “Project Facility”); (B) the granting of certain “financial assistance” (within the meaning of Section 854(14) of the Act,) with respect to the foregoing, including potential exemptions or partial exemptions from real property taxes and mortgage recording taxes (collectively, the “Financial Assistance”), and (C) the lease of the Project Facility to the Applicant or such other entity as may be designated by the Applicant and agreed upon by the Agency.
The Project Facility would be initially owned, operated and/or managed by the Applicant or such other entity as may be designated by the Applicant and agreed upon by the Agency.
Subject to applicable law, copies of the Application, including an analysis of the costs and benefits of the Project, are available the review by the public online at www.ccida.com, or at the offices of the Agency located at 201 West Third Street, Suite 115, Jamestown, NY 14701 and 214 Central Avenue, Suite 124, Dunkirk, NY 14048 by appointment. To schedule an appointment, or for additional assistance, contact the Agency at (716 )661-8900.
Dated: April 10, 2019
COUNTY OF CHAUTAUQUA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Chief Financial Officer