NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) will hold a public hearing on May 23, 2019 at 9:00 am, local time, at Town of Ellicott, Town Hall, 215 South Work Street, Falconer, 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.
The Stannard Group, Inc. (the “Applicant”) requested by application for financial assistance (the “Application”) that the Agency consider undertaking a project (the “Project”) that consists of the following:
(A) (1) the acquisition of an interest in an approximately 5.5 acre parcel of land located at [the corner of Industrie Drive and Parkway Drive], Town of Ellicott, County of Chautauqua, New York (the “Land”), (2) the construction of an approximately 26,400 square foot building (the “Building”) on the Land together with parking, landscaping and related improvements to the Land (together with the Building, collectively, the “Facility”), and (3) the acquisition of certain furniture, fixtures, machinery and equipment (the “Equipment”) necessary for the completion thereof, all of the foregoing for use by the Applicant and its affiliates as a warehouse and office 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 sales and use taxes, mortgage recording taxes and real property taxes (collectively, the “Financial Assistance”); and (C) the lease (with an obligation to purchase), license or sale of the Project Facility to the Applicant or such other entity(ies) 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(ies) 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: May 9, 2019
COUNTY OF CHAUTAUQUA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Business Development Manager