September 20, 2013

A regular meeting of the city of Hornell Industrial Development Agency was held on Friday, September 20, 2013, at 3:00 PM, at 40 Main Street, Hornell, NY.

PRESENT: Samuel Nasca, Chair
George Prete, Vice Chair
Shawn Hogan, Treasurer, CFO
David Parmley, Asst. Treasurer

ABSENT: Joseph Foreman, Secretary

ALSO: James Griffin, CEO
Wanda White, Admin. Asst.
John Dagon, Attorney
Jeff Cole, Reporter Evening Tribune
Margaret & Barry Walsh
Russell Gaenzle, Attorney Harris Beach

Chairman Nasca opened the meeting at 3:00 PM.

MINUTES

In absence of Secretary Joseph Foreman, Chairman Nasca presented the minutes of the August 22, 2013 regular meeting. A motion was made by Dave Parmley, seconded by George Prete to approve the minutes as presented. Carried All.

TREASURER'S REPORT

Treasurer Shawn Hogan presented the financial report for the month of August 2013 as reviewed by our accountants Mengel, Metzger, Barr. A motion was made by David Parmley, seconded by George Prete to approve the financial statement as presented. Carried All.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

George Prete, Chair of the Audit Committee stated that the audit committee had met on 9/20/2013 and approved bills in the amount of $100,795.38 for the months of August and September. A motion was made by Shawn Hogan, seconded by David Parmley to approve the actions of the Audit Committee. Carried All.

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

No Report

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

Chairman Nasca reported that the Agency members would be attending a Business Retention & Revitalization Program through IEDC in Philadelphia, PA in October. A motion was made by Dave Parmley, seconded by Shawn Hogan to accept the governance committee report. Carried All.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

ATM

Executive Griffin introduced the principals of ATM – Barry and Margaret Walsh. Griffin asked the Walsh's to explain their business plan with the Board stating they planned on building a new 27,000 sq.ft. building at a cost of $2.4 million on the site in the Shawmut Park. Mr. Walsh went through the floor plans with the Board. Executive Griffin stated that the Agency would submit a shovel ready grant application for $250,000 to STREDC.

A motion was made by Dave Parmley, seconded by George Prete to approve

site development. Carried All.

Executive Director presented the Board Report for ATM regarding project costs and benefits. A CHIDA Application for Assistance was also presented to the Board. This included the pilot program for ATM for 20 years. A Resolution was presented to the Board authorizing the sale of land, appointing ATM as its agent. A motion was made by Dave Parmley, seconded by George Prete to accept the Resolution. The motion was put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:

Nasca – Aye
Parmley – Aye
Hogan – Aye
Prete – Aye
Foreman – Absent

The motion was duly carried.

A Resolution to authorize the Executive Director to work with ATM on providing land and $50,000 for site development or equipment was made by Dave Parmley, seconded by George Prete. The motion was put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:

Nasca – Aye
Parmley – Aye
Hogan – Aye
Prete – Aye
Foreman – Absent

The motion was duly carried. Mayor Hogan suggested that we need an appraisal on the land to be given to ATM.

TRIKEENAN

Executive Director Griffin stated he had met with Matt Galvez, President of Elgin Butler regarding inadequate electric service to furnish electric to the building as Trikeenan is updating their machinery. They hope to get their new dryer, kiln and other automated machinery in the building as soon as possible. A resolution to authorize electric upgrade to the building owned by CHIDA, not to exceed $75,000, was presented by George Prete, seconded by Dave Parmley. The motion was put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:

Nasca – Aye
Parmley – Aye
Hogan – Aye
Prete – Aye

Foreman – Absent

The motion was duly carried.

Executive Director Griffin stated that the City of Hornell Industrial Development Agency and the City of Hornell would be hosting a dinner for St. James Mercy Hospital on Tuesday night at the Main Place in regards to the future of the hospital in Hornell. He urged Board members to attend.

Griffin stated that he and Mayor Hogan would be attending NYSEDC meeting in Rochester and ICSC conference in New York.

Executive Director Griffin requested an executive session to talk of land acquisitions. A motion was made by Dave Parmley, seconded by George Prete to enter into Executive Session under Public Officers Law, Article 7, Open Meeting Law, Section 105, paragraph D. Carried All.

The meeting reconvened 4:30 PM. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:35 PM upon motion from Shawn Hogan, seconded by George Prete. Carried All.

Respectfully Submitted,

Joseph Foreman

Secretary