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

RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION 166 OF 2019 THAT AUTHORIZED THE FULTON COUNTY IDA TO INITIATE AN EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE LAW ACTION TO OBTAIN CERTAIN LAND OWNED BY ROBERT BOWE IN THE HALES MILLS AREA

WHEREAS, Resolution 166 of 2019 authorized an Agreement with the Fulton County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to initiate an Eminent Domain Procedure Law Action to obtain ownership of parcel 163.-1-19.2 (69+ acres) and parcel 163.-1-26.12 (89.5+ acres), owned by Robert Bowe, in the Town of Johnstown; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Eminent Domain Procedure Law, the IDA held a public hearing on June 4, 2019, to gather public opinion regarding said eminent domain action; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That based upon the results of said public hearing regarding the aforementioned eminent domain action, Resolution 166 of 2019 that authorized the Fulton County IDA to initiate an Eminent Domain Procedure Law Action to obtain ownership of property owned by Robert Bowe, be and hereby is rescinded; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the IDA is hereby directed to cease and desist proceeding with eminent domain to obtain said property from Robert Bowe, his estate or any future owners of said property; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Planning Director, Fulton County IDA, Town of Johnstown, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor WALDRON and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 17 Nays: 0 Absent: 3 (Supervisors Handy, Wilson and Young)

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