[HISTORY: Adopted by the County Legislature of the County of Ulster as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Kingston/Ulster Empire Zone
[Adopted 11-10-2009 by L.L. No. 8-2009
The City of Kingston and the Town of Ulster ("the applicants") are hereby authorized and empowered to submit an application for redesignation of certain areas within Ulster County as an empire zone; provided, however, that such authorization and empowerment shall be conditioned upon the concurrence, through properly adopted resolution(s) with respect to such application, of the governing bodies of any and all cities, towns and villages in which such zone is located.
The applicants have received empire zone approval to submit said application from the New York State Department of Economic Development.
It is the desire of this Legislature to authorize an application to revise the boundaries of the Kingston/Ulster Empire Zone to include 1,240.39 acres located in the Kingston/Ulster Empire Zone.
The boundaries of said areas to be included in said empire zone shall be as set forth in Schedule A, which is attached hereto and made a part hereof. Pursuant to §§ 205-4 and 205-8 of the Code of the City of Kingston, said map and description shall heretofore be placed on file with the City of Kingston Clerk's office and also filed with the Ulster County Clerk.
Editor's Note: Schedule A is on file in the County offices.
Pursuant to Article 18-B of the General Municipal Law, the Local Empire Zone Administrative Board as presently constituted is hereby continued. The Local Empire Zone Administrative Board, pursuant to § 963(a) of the General Municipal Law, as amended, shall sponsor and recommend for certification by the New York State Commissioner of Economic Development and the New York State Commissioner of Labor the applications of those businesses eligible for certification to receive the benefits referred to in § 966 of the General Municipal Law and shall perform all other duties required of it pursuant to § 963(b) of the General Municipal Law.
The Commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development is hereby requested to revise the boundaries of the Kingston/Ulster Empire Zone in accordance with this article.