COUNTY OF SULLIVAN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
One Cablevision Center
Ferndale, New York 12734
(845) 295-2603 – telephone
(845) 295-2604 – fax
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
I. CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Wood called to order the regular meeting of the County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency at approximately 10:06 A.M., which was held in the Legislative Committee Room at the Sullivan County Government Center, Monticello, New York.
II. ROLL CALL
Jennifer C.S. Brylinski, Exec. Dir.
Elizabeth A. Hunt, Exec. Assistant
Allan C. Scott, ALSCO Management, Inc./Consultant /IDA CEO
Walter F. Garigliano, Esq., Agency Legal Counsel
Tara Lewis, Garigliano Law Offices
Luiz Aragon, Commissioner, SC Planning & Environmental Management
Dan Hust, Sullivan County Democrat
Leonard Sparks, Times Herald Record
Barbara Burton, Sullivan County Resident
Cindy Geiger, Sullivan County Resident
Claudine Luchsinger, Sullivan County Resident
Jan London, Sullivan County Resident
(Please note: Not all attendees were present for the entire meeting)
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ms. Loughlin made a motion to jointly approve the minutes of the regular meeting held on September 13, 2011 and the reconvened meeting minutes of September 16, 2011. The motion was seconded by Mr. Barbuti, the Board voted and the motion was unanimously carried.
IV. BILLS AND COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Sykes made a motion to approve the revised schedule of payments, the motion was seconded by Mr. Alport, the Board voted and the motion was unanimously carried.
V. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
Ms. Brylinski reminded the Board that with their meeting agenda they were furnished with a copy of the draft 2012 budget. She advised them that if they had any comments or questions to please feel free to give her a call. The 2012 budget will be approved at the regular November meeting.
Ms. Brylinski advised the Board that they can turn in their completed Annual Board Evaluation Forms to either her or Mr. Barbuti or if more convenient, mail them to the office. Once these forms are compiled and reviewed by the Board, a tally of the responses will be mailed to Albany.
VI. OLD BUSINESS
VII. NEW BUSINESS
Mr. Garigliano requested of the Board that an executive session be called to discuss the credit score of a revolving loan fund applicant. On a motion by Mr. Sykes, seconded by Mr. Walter, the Board unanimously agreed to go into executive session at approximately 10:10 A.M.
On a motion by Mr. Sykes, seconded by Mr. Walter, the Board unanimously agreed to come out of executive session at approximately 10:40 A.M.
Those present were advised that the review of the revolving loan fund application, as stated on the agenda, will be tabled until a later date.
Mr. Garigliano requested of the Board that an executive session be called to discuss a pending litigation matter regarding 457 Equities LLC. On a motion by Mr. Barbuti, seconded by Mr. Gold, the Board unanimously agreed to go into executive session at approximately 10:41 A.M.
On a motion by Mr. Alport, seconded by Mr. Walter, the Board unanimously agreed to come out of executive session at approximately 10:45 A.M.
Mr. Sykes made a motion authorizing legal counsel to commence the notice and termination process regarding the 457 Equities LLC project. The motion was seconded by Mr. Walter, the Board voted and the motion was unanimously carried.
Chairman Wood asked if there was any public comment.
Ms. Luchsinger asked what project was the 457 Equities project. She was advised that this project is located at 457 Broadway in the Village of Monticello.
Ms. Geiger asked for an update on the status of the proposed red meat processing facility. Mr. Garigliano advised that he will be attending the Village of Liberty Planning Board meeting that is being held this coming Thursday. He advised that the project is still moving forward and the storm water drainage issues are still being addressed.
Ms. Luchsinger asked for an update on the proposed project at the former Apollo Plaza sight. Mr. Garigliano advised her that the County has just commenced a law suit regarding driveway access.
Mr. Scott advised that he will not be attending the Village of Liberty Planning Board meeting because he will out of state.
Chairman Wood questioned the Board and those present if there were any further questions or comments. There being none, on a motion by Mr. Barbuti, seconded by Ms. Loughlin, the Board voted and the meeting was adjourned at approximately 10:52 A.M.
Elizabeth A. Hunt