Public Hearing – Uniform Tax Exemption Policy – December 21, 2017
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing pursuant to Section 859-a of the General Municipal Law will be held by or on behalf of the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency (“the Agency”) on the 21st day of December 2017 at 9:30am, local time, at the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza in the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, regarding the consideration of proposed amendment of the City of Poughkeepsie Uniform Tax Exemption Policy.
The Agency, in reviewing the City of Poughkeepsie Uniform Tax Exemption Policy, has considered the importance of encouraging the development of “Workforce Housing” and has accordingly proposed an amended policy to include “Workforce Housing” projects as eligible for a Type 3 use, potentially subject to tax exemption, together with other modifications (as amended, the “Amended Policy”).
The Agency will at said time and place hear all persons with views on the proposed Amended Policy. A copy of the proposed Amended Policy is available for public inspection during business hours at the offices of the Agency. A transcript or summary report of the hearing will be made available to the members of the Agency.
Written comments may be submitted prior to or at the hearing to City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency, City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza in the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, 12601 to the attention of Paul Hesse. Additional information can be obtained from Paul Hesse, IDA Chief Executive Officer, City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency, City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601, telephone (845) 451-4106 or the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency website at http://cityofpoughkeepsie.com/ida