Supervisors KINOWSKI AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF INCENTIVE PROPOSAL TO ACCEPT AN EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT GRANT FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTRIC SERVICE PROJECT AT THE TRYON TECHNOLOGY PARK (2019 CAPITAL PLAN)

WHEREAS, the 2019 Capital Plan includes a Tryon Electric Service Project for the Tryon Technology Park in the amount of $600,000.00; and

WHEREAS, Fulton County submitted a NYS Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to request a grant to assist in funding said Tryon Electric Service Project; and

WHEREAS, the County has been notified that it was awarded an Empire State Development Grant in the amount of $100,000.00 to help fund said project; and

WHEREAS, in order to accept said Capital Grant from NYS Empire State Development (ESD), the required Incentive Proposal must be accompanied by the following application fees:

Empire State Development Grant Application Fee   $250.00
Fulton County 1% Commitment Fee                      $1,000.00
Public Hearing Expenses                                          $750.00
                                                                                $2,000.00

now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committees on Economic Development and Environment, and Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and herby is authorized to execute the required ESD Incentive Proposal between Fulton County and Empire State Development in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 and pay $2,000.00 in fees for the Tryon Electric Service Project at the Tryon Technology Park (2019 Capital Plan); said agreement subject to the approval of the County Attorney

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forward to County Treasurer, Planning Director, Empire State Development, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/ Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor YOUNG and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 16 Nays: 0 Absent: 4 (Supervisors Breh, Lauria, Rice and Waldron)

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