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IDA Public Hearing & Meeting – April 7, 2021

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing (the “Public Hearing”) will be held by the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) on the 7th day of April, 2021 at 6:30 o’clock, p.m. local time, in connection with the matter outlined below.  As a result of the (1) ban on large meetings or gatherings pursuant to Executive Order 202.1 issued on March 12, 2020, (2) ban on non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason pursuant to Executive Order 202.10 issued on March 23, 2020 and (3) suspension of the Open Meetings Law relating to public hearings pursuant to Executive Order 202.15 issued on April 9, 2020, each as issued by Governor Cuomo in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Public Hearing will be held electronically via conference call. Members of the public may attend the Public Hearing and comment on the matter by calling (701) 802-5009, Access Code 8071415.

The Agency is reviewing its Uniform Tax Exemption Policy (the “Existing Policy”) in connection with proposed amendments to the Existing Policy, which include (A) revisions to the Basic Parameters (as defined in the Existing Policy), (B) the addition of certain conditions for obtaining a mortgage recording tax exemption, (C) the addition of events that will trigger a recapture of financial assistance provided by the Agency, (D) the requirement for applicants to submit an appraisal with their application to the Agency, and (E) the amending and restating of the Existing Policy in whole as amended (collectively, the “Amendments”) (the Existing Policy, as revised by the Amendments, being referred to as the “Draft Policy”). In connection with this review, the Agency is soliciting comments with respect to the terms and provisions of the Draft Policy.

The Agency will at said time and place hear all persons with views on the Draft Policy. Copies of the Draft Policy are available for public inspection during business hours at the offices of the Agency and on the Agency’s website at www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com. Copies of the Draft Policy will also be made available at this Public Hearing.

Additional information can be obtained from, and written comments may be addressed to: Melanie Vetter, Chairperson, City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency, 28 Garfield Place, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601; Telephone: (305) 606-4664 and electronically at [email protected].

Meeting Agenda

City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency

April 7, 2021 6:30 PM
Meeting will be held by teleconference
Call in number – (701) 802-5009 Access Code 8071415

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April 7, 2021 - Agenda

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Draft - Uniform Tax Exemption Policy (UTEP)

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  • Call to order by Chairperson
  • Roll call
  • Approval of agenda
  • Approval of December 2020, January 2021, March 2020 minutes
  • General public comment
  • Public Hearing regarding UTEP changes
  • Resolution – Invoice payment
  • Update on Annual Fee billing
  • PARIS Report Presentation
  • 2020 Audit Presentation
  • Resolution UTEP changes
  • Resolution 2020 PARIS Report Adoption
  • Resolution 2020 Financial Audit Adoption
  • Resolution to Hire Accountant
  • Resolution to combine and move Agency checking and savings accounts
  • Resolution to amend Policies regarding IDA deposits and payment procedures
  • Resolution to hire legal counsel amended to include engagement letter
  • Next Steps
  • Adjourn Meeting

Proposed Resolutions

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Resolution Adopting 2020 Financial Audit Report

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Resolution Adopting 2020 PARIS Report

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Resolution Adopting New Uniform Tax Exemption Policy

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Resolution Approving Hodgson Russ as Agency Counsel

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Resolution Relating to Accountant Financial Services

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Resolution Relating to Bank Accounts

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Resolution Relating to Amendments to By-Laws and Internal Control Policy

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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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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

 

Industrial Development Agency Public Hearing – August 24, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON PROPOSED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
BY THE CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

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 24th day of August, 2017 at 9:30 a.m., 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 financial assistance by the Agency in connection with the Pok 23 Acad, LLC Project located at 23 Academy Street in the City of Poughkeepsie.

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Cancelled: Industrial Development Agency Public Hearing – July 19, 2017

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Industrial Development Agency of the City of Poughkeepsie meeting and public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. have been cancelled. A special meeting has been scheduled for July 27, 2017 at 9:30 am.


City of Poughkeepsie
Industrial Development Agency

Notice of Public Hearing
July 19, 2017 at 9:30am

The City of Poughkeepsie IDA will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 9:30 am in the Common Council Chambers, City Hall, 3rd Floor.  The public hearing is being held to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on an amendment to the Uniform Tax Policy.  All comments at the public hearing will be taken into consideration.

Industrial Development Agency Meeting – July 19, 2017