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Sep
7
Wed
2022
September IDA/CDC Executive Park Meeting @ Zoom and/or 68 Warren St, Glens Falls
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Sep
19
Mon
2022
September IDA/CDC Board Meeting @ Zoom and/or Warren County Municipal Bldg.
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
5
Wed
2022
October IDA/CDC Executive Park Meeting @ Zoom and/or 68 Warren St, Glens Falls
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Oct
17
Mon
2022
October IDA/CDC Board Meeting @ Zoom and/or Washington County Municipal Bldg.
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nov
2
Wed
2022
November IDA/CDC Executive Park Meeting @ Zoom and/or 68 Warren St, Glens Falls
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Fort William Henry Public Hearing @ Lake George North Room at Fort William Henry
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing pursuant to Article 18-A of the New York State General Municipal Law will be held by the Counties of Warren and Washington Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) on the 2nd day of November, 2022, at 4:00 pm local time, at The Fort William Henry Resort and Conference Center, lower level, located at 48 Canada Street, Lake George, New York.

The Fort William Henry Corporation, a business corporation established pursuant to the laws of the State of New York, having an address of 48 Canada Street, Lake George, New York (the “Company”) has requested that the Agency provide financial assistance in the form of a partial real property tax abatement, a mortgage recording tax exemption and a sales tax abatement regarding a certain tourist destination project (the “Project”) to consist of: (i) the acquisition by the Agency of a leasehold interest in certain real property located at 48 Canada Street in the Village and Town of Lake George, County of Warren, New York and being known as tax map parcel 251.18-3-72 (the “Land”); (ii) the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance by the Company of a three season porch around the White Lion Room and kitchen expansion at the Tankard Tavern (collectively, the “Improvements”); (iii) the acquisition of and installation in and around the Land and Improvements by the Company of machinery, equipment, fixtures and other items of tangible personal property (the “Equipment” and, collectively with, the Land and the Improvements, the “Facility”); and (iv) entering into a straight lease transaction (within the meaning of subdivision (15) of Section 854 of the Act), pursuant to which the Agency will retain a leasehold interest in the Facility for a period of time and sublease such interest in the Facility back to the Company (the “Straight Lease Transaction”), all pursuant to Title 1 of Article 18-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, Chapter 862 of the Laws of 1971 of the State of New York (collectively, the “Act”), as amended.

The Company has modified its Project to include the renovation of the Carriage House, as such, the Company has requested an increase in the amount of the exemption from all State and local sales and use taxes with respect to qualifying personal property included in and incorporated into the Facility or used in the acquisition, construction or equipping of the Facility that was previously approved by the Agency.

A representative of the Agency will be in attendance at the above-stated time and place to hear and accept written comments from all persons with views in favor of or opposed to the granting of financial assistance contemplated by the Agency or the location or nature of the Facility. The application of the Company is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the offices of the Agency, located at 5 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York 12801.

Minutes of the hearing will be made available to all necessary parties.

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Counties of Warren and Washington
Industrial Development Agency
David O’Brien, Chairman
Published: October 21, 2022

Nov
21
Mon
2022
November IDA/CDC Board Meeting @ Zoom and/or Warren County Municipal Bldg.
Nov 21 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Dec
7
Wed
2022
December IDA/CDC Executive Park Meeting @ Zoom and/or 68 Warren St, Glens Falls
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Dec
19
Mon
2022
December IDA/CDC Board Meeting @ Washington County Municipal Bldg. and Hampton Inn
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jan
4
Wed
2023
Executive Park Meeting @ FMBF
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am