ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POWER

ALLOCATION BOARD

 

MINUTES

 

November 23, 2004

Video Conference – 10:00 a.m.

 

            New York Power Authority Offices:

                        501 Seventh Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY

                        30 South Pearl Street, 10th Floor, Albany, NY

                        123 Main Street, 17th Floor, White Plains, NY

 

Louis P. Ciminelli Construction, 369 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY

Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY

 

1.             Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of May 25, 2004

 

 

2.             Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations for Contract Extensions

 

                EDO/AIL Systems, Inc.

                LIPA

                Deer Park, Suffolk County

 

                Diversified Manufacturing, Inc.

                NYSEG

                Lockport, Niagara County

 

                Fiber Glass Industries, Inc.

                NIMO

                Amsterdam, Montgomery County

 

                New Venture Gear, Inc.

                NIMO

                East Syracuse, Onondaga County

 

                Ultralife Batteries, Inc.

                NYSEG

                Newark, Wayne County

               

 

                                                                                               

3.             Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations for Electricity Savings Reimbursements

 

                Commercial Envelope Manufacturing Co.

                LIPA

                Deer Park, Suffolk County

 

                Kozy Shack, Inc

                LIPA

                Hicksville, Nassau County


 

                Hughes-Treitler Military Corp.

                LIPA

                Garden City, Nassau County

 

                Mohawk Paper Mills

                NIMO

                Cohoes, Albany County

 

                Queensboro Farm Products, Inc.

                NIMO

                Canastota, Madison County

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

4.             Next Meeting

 

 

 

 

 


            A regular meeting of the Economic Development Power Allocation Board was held via video conference at the following participating locations:

 

1)       New York Power Authority, 30 South Pearl Street, Albany NY

2)       New York Power Authority, 123 Main Street, White Plains, NY 

3)       New York Power Authority, 501 Seventh Avenue, New York NY

4)       Empire State Development Corp., 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY

5)       Louis P. Ciminelli Construction, 369 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY

 

The following Members of the Board were present at the following locations:

Louis P. Ciminelli, Chairman (New York, NY)

Kevin S. Corbett, Member (New York, NY)

James A. Duncan, Member (Albany, NY)

Bernard P. McGarry, Member (Albany, NY)

 

 

Also in attendance were:

 

Eugene W. Zeltmann                           President and Chief Executive Officer, NYPA

David E. Blabey                                    Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel, NYPA

Louise M. Morman                              Senior Vice President – Marketing, Economic Development
& Supply Planning, NYPA

Thomas Warmath                                                Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, NYPA

James H. Yates                                     Vice President - Major Account Marketing &
Economic Development, NYPA

Angela D. Graves                                 Deputy Secretary, NYPA

Joseph J. Carline                                  Assistant General Counsel – Power & Transmission, NYPA

Dennis T. Eccleston                            Chief Information Officer, NYPA

John B. Hamor                                      Executive Director – State Governmental Relations, NYPA

James F. Pasquale                                Manager – Business Power Allocations and Compliance, NYPA

Bonnie Fahey                                       Executive Administrative Assistant

Mary Jean Frank                                  Associate Secretary, NYPA

Lorna M. Johnson                               Assistant Secretary, NYPA

Teresa Barrett                                       Law Assistant – General Counsel, NYPA

Michael J. Santarcangelo                    Director, Policy, ESDC


1.             Adoption of Minutes

 

The minutes of the meeting of May 25, 2004, were unanimously adopted.

 

 


2.             The members of the Board considered the five contract extensions listed below for Power for Jobs.  Mr. Pasquale explained that some 5,315 jobs would be impacted.  See Exhibit ‘2-A’ attached.

 

                The following resolution was unanimously adopted by members of the Board present.

 

WHEREAS, the following entities have applied for Power for Jobs contract extensions:

 

                                EDO/AIL Systems, Inc.

                                LIPA

                                Deer Park, Suffolk County

 

                                Diversified Manufacturing, Inc.

                                NYSEG

                                Lockport, Niagara County

 

                                Fiber Glass Industries, Inc.

                                NIMO

                                Amsterdam, Montgomery County

 

                                New Venture Gear, Inc.

                                NIMO

                                East Syracuse, Onondaga County

 

                                Ultralife Batteries, Inc.

                                NYSEG

                                Newark, Wayne County

 

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board hereby finds and determines that such applications meet the requirements of the Power for Jobs legislation contained in Chapter 316 of the Laws of 1997; Chapter 386 of the Laws of 1998; Chapter 63 of the Laws of 2000; Chapter 226 of the Laws of 2002; and Chapter 59 of the Laws of 2004, would advance the public policy set forth in Section 189(i) of the Economic Development Law to provide effective incentives to promote economic development, maintain and develop jobs, and encourage new capital investment throughout New York State; and be it further

 

RESOLVED, That the Board recommends to the Power Authority of the State of New York the five contract extensions discussed herein totaling 10,095 kW until December 31, 2005, and that the following terms be incorporated into the Power Authority’s contracts for Power for Jobs Service:

 

                -               applicants to maintain a total of 5,315 jobs;

 

-               such allocations shall be subject to the reduction of power and affirmative action provisions set forth in the Power Authority’s standard form of contract for Power for Jobs Service.

 


      3.             The members of the Board considered the five applications for electricity savings reimbursements listed below for Power for Jobs.  Mr. Pasquale explained that some 1,054 jobs would be impacted.  See Exhibit ‘3-A’ attached.

 

                The following resolution was unanimously adopted by members of the Board present.

 

WHEREAS, the following entities have applied for electricity savings reimbursements under the Power for Jobs program:

 

                                Commercial Envelope Manufacturing Co.

                                LIPA

                                Deer Park, Suffolk County

 

                                Kozy Shack, Inc

                                LIPA

                                Hicksville, Nassau County

 

                                Hughes-Treitler Military Corp.

                                LIPA

                                Garden City, Nassau County

 

                                Mohawk Paper Mills

                                NIMO

                                Cohoes, Albany County

 

                                Queensboro Farm Products, Inc.

                                NIMO

                                Canastota, Madison County

 

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board hereby finds and determines that such applications meet the requirements of the Power for Jobs legislation contained in Chapter 316 of the Laws of 1997; Chapter 386 of the Laws of 1998; Chapter 63 of the Laws of 2000; Chapter 226 of the Laws of 2002; and Chapter 59 of the Laws of 2004, would advance the public policy set forth in Section 189(i) of the Economic Development Law to provide effective incentives to promote economic development, maintain and develop jobs, and encourage new capital investment throughout New York State; and be it further

 

RESOLVED, That the Board recommends to the Power Authority of the State of New York the five applications for electricity savings reimbursements discussed herein totaling 4,950 kW until December 31, 2005.

 

 


                4.     Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Board is to be determined.