Public Hearing - Spaulding Business Park

Tue May 31st, 2022 - 10:30 to 10:45 am
At City of Tonawanda, Community Room, 200 Niagara Street, Tonawanda, New York 14150



            Pursuant to Article 18-A of NYS General Municipal Law, the Erie County Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) will hold a public hearing on May 31, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the City of Tonawanda, Community Room, 200 Niagara Street, Tonawanda, New York 14150 regarding:


Spaulding Business Park, LLC, and/or Individual(s) or Affiliate(s), Subsidiary(ies), or Entity(ies) formed or to be formed on its behalf (the “Company”), has submitted an application to the Agency (a copy of which is on file at the office of the Agency) requesting the Agency to undertake a certain project (the “Project”) consisting of: (i) the acquisition by the Agency of a leasehold interest in certain property located on Gibson Street (corner of Gibson & Hackett Drive), City of Tonawanda, Erie County, New York (the “Land”), (ii) the construction on the Land of five (5) approximately 9,152+/- SF warehouse buildings totaling 45,760+/- SF to be utilized for light manufacturing and warehouse distribution (the “Improvements”), and (iii) the acquisition by the Company in and around the Improvements of certain items of machinery, equipment and other tangible personal property (the “Equipment”; and, together with the Land and the Improvements, the “Facility”).  The Facility will be initially operated and/or managed by the Company.


The Agency will acquire a leasehold interest in the Facility and lease the Facility back to the Company.  The Company will operate the Facility during the term of the lease.  At the end of the lease term, the leasehold interest will be terminated.  The Agency contemplates that it will provide financial assistance to the Company for qualifying portions of the Project in the form of sales and use tax exemption benefits, mortgage recording tax exemption benefits, and real property tax abatement benefits consistent with the policies of the Agency.


A representative of the Agency will be present at the above-stated time and place to present a copy of the Application and hear and accept written and oral comments from all persons with views in favor of or opposed to the proposed financial assistance.  This public hearing is being live-streamed and made accessible on the Agency’s website at   Written comments may be submitted at this public hearing, submitted on the Agency’s website, or delivered to the Agency at 95 Perry Street-Suite 403, Buffalo, NY 14203 until the comment period closes at 4:00 p.m. on June 21, 2022.  The project application is available for public inspection at the Agency’s offices Monday through Friday (excluding public holidays) from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

This public hearing is being conducted in accordance with Subdivision 2 of Section 859-a of the New York General Municipal Law.

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