COUNTY OF SULLIVAN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
One Cablevision Center
Ferndale, New York 12734
(845) 295-2603 – telephone
(845) 295-2604 – fax
SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
I. CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Steingart called to order the special meeting of the County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency at approximately 10:05 A.M., which was held in the Legislative Committee Room at the Sullivan County Government Center, Monticello, New York.
II. ROLL CALL
Members Present- Members Absent-
Ira Steingart Harold Gold
Harris Alport Suzanne Loughlin
Staff Present- Staff Absent-
Jennifer C.S. Brylinski, Exec. Dir. None
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
Alan Sorensen, Sullivan County Legislator
Gene Benson, Sullivan County Legislator
Dan Hust, Sullivan County Democrat
Leonard Sparks, Times Herald Record
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
IV. BILLS AND COMMUNICATIONS
V. EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS’ REPORTS
VI. OLD BUSINESS
VII. NEW BUSINESS
Chairman Steingart reported that bids were accepted regarding the excavation of the Red Meat Processing Facility site. Mr. Garigliano advised that with the Board’s approval, the low bid will be awarded to Sullivan County Paving Corporation (“SC Paving”), which is one of John Bernas’ companies. He reported further that the bid came in slightly above budget but certain non critical elements of the project where eliminated in order to keep within budget. He advised that SC Paving is ready to start the excavation process once the necessary temporary construction easements are obtained. Mr. Sykes made a motion to approve and award the low bid to SC Paving for the excavation of the Red Meat Processing Facility. Mr. Alport seconded the motion, the Board voted, with Mr. Barbuti abstaining, and the resolution was passed.
Mr. Rieber then made a motion to authorize Glenn Smith to send Requests for Proposal regarding the building of the Red Meat Processing Facility. Mr. Sykes seconded the motion, the Board voted, with Mr. Barbuti abstaining, and the resolution was passed.
Chairman Steingart thanked Ms. Brylinski and Jennifer Mall (who was not in attendance) for all their work regarding the grants for the Red Meat Processing Facility.
Mr. Garigliano passed out to the Board a resolution approving and consenting to a change in control regarding MG Catskill, LLC and authorizing the IDA’s CEO to submit a letter to Catskill Hudson Bank regarding the same. On a motion by Mr. Barbuti, seconded by Mr. Sykes, the Board voted and the resolution was unanimously passed.
Mr. Garigliano passed out to the Board a resolution approving the execution and delivery of mortgage in an amount not to exceed $393,750 and related documents in favor of the First National Bank of Jeffersonville regarding the Theowins, LLC (et al) project. On a motion by Mr. White, seconded by Mr. Rieber, the Board voted with Mr. Sykes abstaining, and the resolution was passed.
Mr. Garigliano advised that there will be two RMAP closings tomorrow, The Shoe Box and Callicoon Health Food. Additionally closing soon will be RH Campus and Appel.
There was a brief discussion regarding the RMAP program. Ms. Brylinski advised that she and Ms. Hunt participated in a webinar on the reporting of the RMAP funds.
Chairman Steingart 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 Mr. White the Board voted and the meeting was adjourned at approximately 10:24 A.M.