Resolution No. 122

Supporting The Application To Develop And Operate A One Hundred (100) Room Hotel At 1581 Ulster Avenue, Lake Katrine

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Referred to:  The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Hector S. Rodriguez and Legislators Archer, Delaune, Maio, James Maloney, Joseph Maloney, and Woltman)

 

Legislators James Maloney and Kenneth Ronk, Jr, and Legislators Fabiano, Gerentine, Litts, Lopez, Maio, Roberts, and Woltman offer the following:

 

WHEREAS, an application will be considered by the Town of Ulster Town Board and Town of Ulster Planning Board to develop and operate a one hundred (100) room Hilton Hotel in the Town of Ulster, County of Ulster, Sate of New York; and

 

WHEREAS, the application concerns property known as Section 39.82, Block 2, Lot 117 on the Tax Map of the Town of Ulster (the “Project Site”). The Project site is situated on New York State Route 9W in close proximity to New York State Route 209; and

 

WHEREAS, the affiliates and principals of the applicant are qualified individuals with substantial experience in financing, developing, and operating entertainment, restaurant, and hotel facilities; and

 

WHEREAS, the residents of Ulster County would welcome the job opportunities, increased local spending, and economic and community benefits that would most assuredly derive from such a hotel; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature recognizes the uniqueness of the Project Site, the qualifications of the applicant, and the opportunity the Project Site represents to the Town of Ulster; and

 

WHEREAS, by encouraging the development and operation of the hotel at the Project Site, the Town of Ulster and the County of Ulster can expand their tourism base by providing services and overnight accommodations for visitors as part of a balanced economy and can expand the tax base of the Town; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature believes that the development and operation of the hotel at the Project Site would have a positive impact on the Kingston City School District and surrounding communities through the increase of property tax revenues and the expansion of employment opportunities for the citizens of Ulster County, New York; now, therefore be it

 

 

 

 

 

RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature fully supports the Application to be filed by the applicant for the development and operation of the hotel on the Project Site and fully supports and encourages the development and operation of the hotel on the Project Site by the applicant, its successors and assigns; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, that should the applicant seek a payment in lieu of taxes agreement with the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency, the Ulster County Legislature fully supports any such application; and, be it further

 

RESOLVED, the Clerk of the Legislature shall forward a copy of this resolution to the Acting Ulster County Executive, the Town Board of the Town of Ulster, the Board of Education of the Kingston City School District, and the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency,

 

and move its adoption.

 

 

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

 

AYES:                        NOES:    

 

 

Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on ______________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

NONE

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Updated: March 1, 2019

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