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Public Hearing Notice – ESDC Request for Funding Proposal – November 21, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

PLANNING DEPARTMENT
CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE
DUTCHESS COUNTY
NEW YORK

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with the requirements of the Empire State Development Corporation’s Restore New York Communities Initiative Municipal Grant Program, a Public Hearing will be held on the 21st day of November, 2017 at 2:00 PM in City Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers, Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.  The purpose of the public hearing is to discuss the City of Poughkeepsie’s application to the ESDC Request for Funding Proposal, as it pertains to Round 5 of the Restore NY Communities Initiative.  The FY17 State Budget enacted the Restore New York Communities Initiative and gave ESDC the responsibility of implementing the $80 million program for the sole purpose of revitalizing urban areas and stabilizing neighborhoods.  Based on its size, the City of Poughkeepsie is eligible to apply for up to $1 million.  The City is partnering with local developer 485 Main LLC in order to rehabilitate the vacant, deteriorated building located at 489 Main Street.  This City is applying for $1 million in Restore funds and is required to provide a 10% match totaling $100,000.  Below is the Property Assessment List, which is required to be published as part of this application:

Site Name/Address: Trolley Barn/489 Main Street
Square Feet: 28,000  commercial
Type of Use: Commercial
Type of Project: Rehabilitation
Status: Vacant

All parties and interested citizens will be given the opportunity to be heard with respect to this application and the corresponding Property Assessment List.  All comments can be made orally or submitted in writing to Paul Hesse, Community Development Coordinator at [email protected]e.com or 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie NY, 12601.