Sullivan County Funding Corporation
One Cablevision Center
Ferndale, New York 12734
(845) 295-2603 – telephone
(845) 295-2604 – fax
SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
I. CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Steingart called to order the special meeting of the Sullivan County Funding Corporation at approximately 9:48 A.M., which was held in the Legislative Committee Room at the Sullivan County Government Center, Monticello, New York.
II. ROLL CALL
Members Present- Members Absent-
Ira Steingart Cindy Garlinghouse
Harris Alport Steve White
(Please note that Mr. Rieber and Mr. Alport arrived approximately 9:50 A.M.)
Staff Present- Staff Absent-
Jennifer C.S. Brylinski, Exec. Dir. None
Jen Flad, IDA VP
Allan C. Scott, ALSCO Management, Inc. /Consultant /IDA CEO
Walter F. Garigliano, Esq., Agency Legal Counsel
Tara Lewis, Garigliano Law Offices
Dan Hust, Sullivan County Democrat
Cora Edwards, District 6 Legislator
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Mr. Barbuti made a motion to approve the special meeting minutes held on April 26, 2013. The motion was seconded by Mr. Sykes, the Board voted and the motion was unanimously carried.
IV. OLD BUSINESS
V. NEW BUSINESS
Mr. Garigliano passed out to the Board a resolution approving the third annual payment of $25,000 to Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation. Ms. Brylinski advised the Board that the period of July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014 is the third year of HVADC’s three-year contract. In the coming months the SCFC will begin preparing its 2014 budget, and Ms. Brylinski asked Board members to consider whether they will seek to extend HVADC’s contract. Mr. Garigliano asserted that HVADC has been instrumental in the preparation of the food hub RBEG and RBOG grant applications, and will coordinate a CFA application for the same project. The organization has been working to serve Sullivan County farmers through its Hudson Valley Bounty program. Chairman Steingart requested that HVADC attend an upcoming board meeting and make a presentation on its work here in the County and regionally. Mr. Garigliano will arrange this.
On a motion by Mr. Sykes, seconded by Mr. Rieber, the Board voted and the resolution was unanimously passed.
Mr. Garigliano passed out to the Board a resolution authorizing and approving Millennium Revolving Loan Fund to Eureka Market and Café, Inc. and Country House Realty, Inc. together with Eureka Café. This resolution will assign the current IDA revolving loan to the SCFC under its Millennium Revolving Loan Fund.
On a motion by Mr. Rieber, seconded by Mr. Sykes, the Board voted and the resolution was unanimously passed, pending IDA passage of a resolution assigning this loan to the SCFC.
VI. BILLS AND COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Sykes made a motion to approve the Schedule of Payments. The motion was seconded by Mr. Barbuti, the Board voted and the motion was unanimously carried.
Mr. Steingart questioned the Board and those present if there were any questions or comments. There being none, on a motion by Mr. Barbuti, seconded by Mr. Gold, the Board voted and the meeting was adjourned at approximately 10:00 A.M.
Jennifer M. Flad