Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION REQUIRING A PILOT AGREEMENT FOR GLOVERSVILLE COMMUNITY
SOLAR, LLC (PARCELS 135.-1-52.1 & 150.-1-9.2) IN THE TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN


WHEREAS, Gloversville Community Solar, LLC plans to build and operate a Solar Energy
System on property at State Highway 29A in the Town of Johnstown (Parcels 135.-1-52.1 and
150.-1-9.2) to construct a 5 Megawatt Solar Farm; and

WHEREAS, Gloversville Community Solar, LLC has proposed a Payment in Lieu of Taxes
(PILOT) Agreement with the Town of Johnstown and the County of Fulton in accordance with
NYS Real Property Tax Law (RPTL) Section 487; and

WHEREAS, the Finance Committee recommends a PILOT Agreement based on a pro-rated
sharing of the Annual Total Tax Rate wherein the PILOT payment shall be between participating
taxing jurisdictions based upon the amount of $10,000.00 per Megawatt of capacity with a 2
percent escalator per year for 15 years, matching the tax exemption period in RPTL Section 487
for such energy projects; and

RESOLVED, That the annual PILOT payment shall be calculated in the amount of $10,000.00 per Megawatt shared between the taxing jurisdictions of County of Fulton and Town of Johnstown in proportion to each jurisdictions annual Tax Rate compared to Total Tax Rate of all jurisdictions participating in the PILOT; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That for purposes of example, pro-ration would be as follows for year 1:

                                                                Tax              Percent of             Estimated
 Tax Year         Jurisdiction                      Rate            Total Rate              Payment
 2019          County of Fulton.               $13.01              83.08%              41,538.95
 2019         Twn. of Johnstown               $2.65               16.92%                8,461.05
                                                             $15.66            100.00%             $50,000.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract
between Gloversville Community Solar, LLC, the Board of Supervisors, and Town of Johnstown
to enact a PILOT Agreement for a 5 Megawatt Solar Farm (Parcels 135.-1-52.1 & 150.-1-9.2) in
the Town of Johnstown; in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined herein; and, be it
further

RESOLVED, That said contract is subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer,
Gloversville Community Solar, LLC, Town of Johnstown Assessor, Real Property Tax Services
Agency Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor WILSON and adopted by the following vote:
Total: Ayes: 414 (13) Nays: 137 (5) (Supervisors Born, Greene, Perry, VanDenburgh and Young)

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