June 11, 2013 – Resolution – Sales Tax Exemption Extension – Mogenavland Bethel Project


                A regular meeting of County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (“Agency”) was convened in public session at the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Village of Monticello, Sullivan County, New York on June 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. local time. 

                The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ira Steingart, and, upon roll being called, the following members of the Agency were: 

                                                                PRESENT                   ABSENT 

                Ira Steingart                            [           ]                       [           ]

                Harold Gold                            [           ]                       [           ]

                Edward T. Sykes                    [           ]                       [           ]

                Suzanne Loughlin                   [           ]                       [           ]

                Charles Barbuti, Jr.                 [           ]                       [           ]

                Harris Alport                           [           ]                       [           ]

                Steve White                            [           ]                       [           ]

                Sandy Shaddock                     [           ]                       [           ]

                Sean Rieber                             [           ]                       [           ]


                The following persons were also present:

                Allan C. Scott, Chief Executive Officer

                Jennifer C.S. Brylinski, Agency Executive Director

                Walter F. Garigliano, Agency General Counsel

                The following resolution was duly offered by _____________________, and seconded by ________________________, to wit: 

                                                              Resolution No. ____ – 13


                WHEREAS, by Title 1 of Article 18-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York (“State”), as amended, and Chapter 560 of the Laws of 1970 of the State, as amended and codified as Section 960 of the General Municipal Law (collectively, the “Act”), the Agency was created with the authority and power to own, lease and sell property as authorized by the Act; and 

                WHEREAS, pursuant to an Agent Agreement, dated August 1, 2010, the Agency issued the Company a Sales Tax Abatement Letter abating sales tax on such building materials, furniture, fixtures, equipment and supplies to be used in connection with the following project: 

    (i) acquisition, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, renovation, installation and equipping of a summer camp including, but not limited to bunkhouses, kitchen, dining hall, gymnasium, offices and other recreational buildings, fields, pools, tennis courts  (collectively, the “Camp Buildings and Grounds”) situate on four (4) parcels of real estate consisting of approximately 95.85″ acres located along Laymon and Ranger Roads in the Town of Bethel (“Town”), County of Sullivan (“County”), State and identified on the Town tax map as Section 11, Block 1, Lot 20.3 and Section 16, Block 1, Lots 19, 20 and 35 (collectively, the “Land”) and related facilities an interest in which the Agency is to acquire; (ii) acquisition and installation thereon and therein of certain furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment and tools (“Equipment”); and (iii) construction of improvements to the Camp Buildings and Grounds, the Land and the Equipment (collectively, the Camp Buildings and Grounds, the Land and the Equipment are referred to as the “Facility” or the “Project”); and 

                WHEREAS, on February 28, 2012, the Company requested and the Agency authorized an extension of the Company’s sales tax abatement period for the Project from July 1, 2013 through and including June 30, 2014 for the purpose of facilitating the Company’s completion of the Facility; and 

                WHEREAS, the Company by letter, dated April 25, 2013 requested that the sales tax abatement period for the Project be extended to allow completion of the Project; and 

                WHEREAS, the Agency contemplates authorizing the extension of the sales tax abatement period for an additional one (1) year from July 1, 2013 through and including June 30, 2014 for the purpose of the following: renovation of five (5) buildings, including but not limited to: securing structure, upgrading plumbing, purchasing new mattresses, installing hot water heating equipment, installing new lighting, installing ventilation systems, insulating and installing new roofs. 

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the sales tax abatement period for the Project be, and hereby is, extended from July 1, 2013 through and including June 30, 2014 to facilitate the continued completion of the Facility. 

                The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows: 

                Ira Steingart                            [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                Harold Gold                            [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain     

                Edward T. Sykes                    [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                Suzanne Loughlin                   [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                Charles Barbuti, Jr.                 [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                Harris Alport                           [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                Steve White                            [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                Sandy Shaddock                     [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                Sean Rieber                             [    ] Yes         [    ] No        [    ] Absent        [    ] Abstain

                The resolution was thereupon duly adopted.


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