"Legolands PILOT will deprive our citizens of millions in taxes through their requested Tax Breaks with the Orange County Industrial Development Agency" he is attacked by Steve Neuhaus's Cronies or Ignored but when this guy says it about this project in Newburgh, the Times Herald Record prints it in an article on page 3?
Yesterday's article from the THR about the proposed shopping center in Newburgh. Some interesting comments made by their officials that pertains to LegoLand. It's a shame our officials don't have some of the same sentiments. A couple of excerpts.
"TOWN OF NEWBURGH – The Newburgh school district would gain a field house but lose $2 million in annual tax revenue under a public financing agreement a developer is seeking for a $161.5 million retail center in the Town of Newburgh, a school board member said Friday...
...In an application to the Orange County Industrial Development Agency, Waterstone is seeking a 28-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement, a sales tax exemption worth nearly $2.8 million and a $1.2 million mortgage recording tax exemption"