Industrial Development Agency Meeting – June 13, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.

MEETING AGENDA

 

  1. Call to Order by Chairman.
  2. Roll Call.
  3. Approval of agenda.
  4. Financial report(s).             (Mr. Brady)
  5. Old business
    1. Public hearing: Maple St. of Dutchess LLC/ R.L. Baxter Building Corp.
    2. Inducement resolution: Maple St. of Dutchess LLC/ R.L. Baxter Building Corp.
  6. New business
    1. Project presentation:    CNN Spruce LLC
    2. Public hearing: CNN Spruce LLC
    3. Communication from organized labor representatives             ( Mr. Mandle)
      1. Ron Diaz, business agent, United Association of Plumbers & Steamfitters, Local 21.
      2. Matt Stoddard, president, Iron Workers, Local 417.
    4. Discussion of Delaval Pilot  (Ms. Vetter)
    5. Resolution appointing Chief Fiscal Officer (Ms. Vetter)
  7. Communication regarding changes to IDA Uniform Tax Exemption Policy (Ms. Brannen)
  8. Items for July meeting agenda
  9. Adjourn

Industrial Development Agency Public Hearing – May 9, 2018

NOTICE OF CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
PUBLIC HEARING

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York to accept public comments on the Maple Street of Dutchess, LLC project proposed by R.L. Baxter Building Corp. The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on an application by R. L Baxter regarding a project known as Maple Street of Dutchess, LLC.

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Industrial Development Agency Meeting – May 9, 2018

NOTICE OF CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
MEETING

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York. Continue reading Industrial Development Agency Meeting – May 9, 2018

Industrial Development Agency Meeting – April 11, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.

Meeting Documents

 

Agenda

 

  1. Call to Order by Chairman
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of agenda
  4. Reading and approval of minutes of previous meeting
  5. Financial report and approval of payment of bills
  6. Communications
    1. Communication by Board Members Salem and Mandle on mission statement revision
    2. Communication by Board Member Brannen on application processing
    3. Communication by Board Members Mandle and Jones on Conflict of Interest
  7. Unfinished business
  8. New business
    1. Project presentation:
      1. Maple Street of Dutchess, LLC
        R.L. Baxter Building Corp.
    2. Set Maple Street of Dutchess LLC project hearing date
    3. Resolution appointing acting IDA Executive Director
  9. Public comments
  10. Items for May meeting agenda
  11. Adjourn

Industrial Development Agency Special Meeting – March 29, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York to approve the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency’s Audit Report.

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Industrial Development Agency Meeting – March 14, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.

 

Agenda

 

  1. Call to Order by Chairman
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of agenda
  4. Financial report(s)
  5. Update on 2017 audit
  6. Review of policies adopted Feb. 15, 2018
    1. Uniform Tax Exempt Policy and existing by-laws
    2. Mission Statement 2018
    3. Mission Statement and Performance Measures 2017
    4. Code of Ethics
    5. Conflict of Interest Police
    6. Use of Discretionary Funds
    7. Procurement Policy
    8. Internal Control Policy
    9. Investment Policy
    10. Whistle Blower Policy
  7. Status of member engagement in Webinar Training
  8. Board Self Evaluation and Acknowledgment of Fiduciary Responsibility Forms to be completed by March monthly meeting
  9. Old business
  10. New business
  11. Adjourn

 

Industrial Development Agency Meeting – February 15, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie, will meet on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., in the Common Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall/Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, New York.

Agenda

 

  1. Call to Order by Chairman.
  2. Roll Call.
  3. Nomination & Election for Officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary)
  4. Resolution approving the appointment of a Chief Financial Officer.
  5. Resolution appointing the Board of Directors to also serve as members of the Audit, Finance Committee and Governance Committees.
  6. Resolution approving the retention of RBT, LLP to perform the 2017 audit.
  7. Adoption of the following policies;
    1. Uniform Tax Exempt Policy and existing by-laws
    2. Mission Statement 2018
    3. Mission Statement and Performance Measures 2017
    4. Code of Ethics
    5. Conflict of Interest Policy
    6. Use of Discretionary Funds
    7. Procurement Policy
    8. Internal Control Policy
    9. Investment Policy
    10. Whistle Blower Policy
  8. Resolution setting regular monthly meetings.
  9. Webinar Training to be completed by May 1st, 2018. Completion Certificates to be delivered to CEO’s office. (https://www.abo.ny.gov/training/onlinetraining.html)
  10. Board Self Evaluation and Acknowledgment of Fiduciary Responsibility Forms to be completed by March monthly meeting and delivered to CEO’s office.
  11. Old business
  12. New business
  13. Adjourn

Common Council Appoints Seven to Industrial Development Agency Board

At their meeting on Monday, January 29, 2018, the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council appointed seven members to the Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Board to serve two-year terms to succeed the five members whose terms expired December 31, 2017. One of the preceding five members will continue to serve on the board.

These members will be at the helm of a critical agency focused on turning around the economy of the City of Poughkeepsie through business retention, expansion, and attraction. The mission of the City of Poughkeepsie IDA is to promote economic activity and private investment in the city to advance job opportunities and the welfare of residents through the use of tax incentives and other supports. Continue reading Common Council Appoints Seven to Industrial Development Agency Board

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