senate Bill S5768

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the town of Islip industrial development agency

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Jun 13, 2013 referred to local government

S5768 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8005
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง898-b, Gen Muni L

S5768 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the town of Islip industrial development agency; authorizes power to acquire, construct, renovate, own, maintain and lease or sell interests in certain property.

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BILL NUMBER:S5768

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation
to the town of Islip industrial development agency

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow the Town of Islip Office of
Economic Development to acquire, construct, renovate, own, maintain,
and lease or sell to a private business corporation or private
business entity any interest in any project where facilities or
property that are primarily used in making retail sales to customers.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 states that the opening paragraph of section 898-b of the
general municipal law is designated subdivision 1 and a new
subdivision 2 is added

Section 2 states the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: This bill will allow the Town of Islip Industrial
Development Agency to offer its usual tax benefits, including but not
limited to, a PILOT Agreement, to a developer who proposes to take
title to and remediate a heavily-contaminated former Town landfill and
to build a large retail store on the property. Part of the
redevelopment plan includes cleaning a heavily polluted freshwater
wetland and relocating it (with NYS DEC approval) to a more suitable
part of the property.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5768

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  the  town  of
  Islip industrial development agency

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The opening paragraph  of  section  898-b  of  the  general
municipal  law  is  designated  subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is
added to read as follows:
  2. IN ADDITION TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES NOW OR HEREAFTER CONFERRED  BY
TITLE  ONE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  THE  AGENCY  SHALL HAVE THE POWER (I) TO
ACQUIRE, CONSTRUCT, RENOVATE, OWN, MAINTAIN, AND  LEASE  OR  SELL  TO  A
PRIVATE  BUSINESS CORPORATION OR PRIVATE BUSINESS ENTITY ANY INTEREST IN
ANY PROJECT WHERE FACILITIES OR PROPERTY  THAT  ARE  PRIMARILY  USED  IN
MAKING  RETAIL  SALES  TO CUSTOMERS WHO VISIT SUCH FACILITIES CONSTITUTE
MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF THE TOTAL PROJECT COSTS LOCATED IN  THE  TOWN  OF
ISLIP,  INCLUDING,  EASEMENTS  AND  RIGHT  OF WAYS AND ALL NECESSARY AND
RELATED EQUIPMENT CONVENIENT FOR THE OPERATION OF  SUCH  PROJECT,  WHERE
SUCH  PROJECTS  ARE TO BE LOCATED ON LAND OWNED OR FORMERLY OWNED BY THE
TOWN OF ISLIP AND THE PROJECT APPLICANT OR PROJECT  DEVELOPER  HAS  BEEN
SELECTED  BY  THE  TOWN OF ISLIP PURSUANT TO A COMPETITIVELY BID REQUEST
FOR PROPOSALS AND SUCH PROJECT APPLICANT OR PROJECT DEVELOPER HAS AGREED
ON BEHALF OF THE TOWN OF ISLIP TO COMPLETE AN ENVIRONMENTAL  CLEANUP  OF
THE  SITE  AND  THE  TOWN  BOARD  OF  THE TOWN OF ISLIP HAS APPROVED ALL
ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE TO BE GRANTED BY THE AGENCY TO THE PROJECT APPLICANT
OR PROJECT DEVELOPER AND ANY SUBLEASES OF THE PROJECT, (II)  TO  FINANCE
SUCH  FACILITIES  THROUGH  THE  ISSUANCE  OF ITS BONDS AND NOTES AND THE
GRANTING OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, WHEN IN THE JUDGMENT  OF  THE  AGENCY,
SUCH  FACILITIES WILL SERVE TO PROMOTE, DEVELOP, ENCOURAGE AND ASSIST IN
THE ACQUIRING,  CONSTRUCTING,  RECONSTRUCTING,  IMPROVING,  MAINTAINING,
EQUIPPING  AND  FURNISHING  OF  INDUSTRIAL,  MANUFACTURING, WAREHOUSING,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11474-01-3

S. 5768                             2

COMMERCIAL,  RETAIL  AND  RESEARCH   FACILITIES   INCLUDING   INDUSTRIAL
POLLUTION  CONTROL FACILITIES AND THEREBY ADVANCE THE JOB OPPORTUNITIES,
HEALTH, GENERAL PROSPERITY AND ECONOMIC WELFARE OF  THE  PEOPLE  OF  THE
STATE AND IMPROVE THEIR PROSPERITY AND STANDARD OF LIVING.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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