ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POWER

ALLOCATION BOARD

 

MINUTES

 

March 29, 2005

Video Conference – 10:00 a.m.

 

                                                                                                      New York Power Authority Offices:

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

123 Main Street, 16th 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 February 22, 2005

 

2.                    Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations for Contract Extensions

 

Con Edison – Service Territory:

               Asia Society

                          New York – New York County

 

                          Baker Pride Oven Company

                          New Rochelle – Westchester County

 

                          Ballet Hispanico

                          New York – New York County

 

                          Blythedale Children’s Hospital

                          Valhalla – Westchester County

 

                          Henry Street Settlement

                          New York – New York County

 

               Kraft Foods - Tarrytown

                          Tarrytown – Westchester County

 

                           Leake and Watts Service, Inc.

                           Yonkers – Westchester County

                         

                           Montefiore Medical Center 

                           Bronx - Bronx County

 

                           The Educational Alliance

                           New York – New York County

 

                           Westchester Chapter NYS ARC, Inc.

                 White Plains – Westchester County

Long Island Power Authority – Service Territory:

Alken Industries Inc.

                          Ronkokoma – Suffolk County

 

                          Antares ITI

                          Hauppauge – Suffolk County

 

                          Automatic Data Processing - Investo

                          Edgewood – Suffolk County

 

                          Bruce’s Bakery

                          Great Neck – Nassau County

 

  Fala Direct Marketing, Inc.

                          Melville – Suffolk County

 

                          Flag Poles, Inc.

                          East Satauket – Suffolk County

 

                          Silver Lake Cookies Co.

                          Islip – Suffolk County

 

                          Sleepy’s (Warehouse)

                          Bethpage – Nassau County

 

Niagara Mohawk – Service Territory:

Bestway Enterprises

                Cortland – Cortland County

 

                College of St. Rose

                Albany – Albany County

 

 

                Consumers Beverages, Inc.

                Buffalo – Erie County

 

                Dal Tile Corporation

                Olean - Cattaraugus County

 

                Faxton Hospital

                Utica – Oneida County

 

                Fibermark

                Lowville – Lewis County

 

                Glens Falls Hospital

                Glen Falls – Warren County

 

                Glens Falls Lehigh Cement Company

                Glen Falls – Warren County

 

 

 Keymark Corporation

                Fonda - Montgomery County

               

                Kraft Foods - Lowville

                Lowville - Lewis County

 

 

                Kraft Foods – North Lawrence

                North Lawrence – St. Lawrence County

 

                Metalico, Inc.

                Buffalo - Erie County

 

                ORC Plastics1

                Phoenix – Oswego County

 

                ORC Plastics3

                Oneida - Madison County

               

                St. Lukes-Memorial Hospital Center

                New Hartford - Oneida County

 

                St. Peter’s Hospital

                Albany – Albany County

           

New York State Electric & Gas – Service Territory:

Delaware Valley Hospital

                Walton  – Delaware County

 

                Dunmore Corporation

                Brewster – Putnam County

 

                Dynabrade, Inc.

                Clarence – Erie County

 

                Elmira College

                Elmira – Chemung County

               

                Ever Fab, Inc.

                East Aurora – Erie County

 

                Fermer Precision

                IIion – Herkimer County

 

                Kennedy Valve

                Elmira – Chemung County

 

  Kraft Foods – Cambell

  Cambell – Steuben County

 

  Lancaster Knives, Inc.

                Lancaster – Erie County

 

                R & J Metal Finishing, Inc.

                Depew – Erie County

 

                SEPP Management

                Binghamton – Broome County

 

                Trayer Products, Inc.

                Elmira – Chemung County

 

                Ward Lumber Co., Inc.

                Jay – Essex County

 

                World Warehouse & Distribution

                Champlain – Clinton County

Rochester Gas & Electric – Service Territory:

Hammer Lithograph Corp.

                Rochester – Rensslear County

 

                Medeva Phamaceuticals Manufacturing

                Rochester – Monroe County

 

                Optical Gaging Products Inc.

                Rochester – Monroe County

 

 

 


 

3.                    Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations for

Electricity Savings Reimbursements and/or Contract Extensions

 

Con Edison – Service Territory:

92nd Street YM-YWHA

                New York – New York County

 

Acme Snmoked Fish Corp.

Brooklyn – Kings County

 

Charmer Industries, Inc.

Astoria – Queens County

 

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York – New York County

 

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Manhasset – Nassau County

 

New York University

New York – New York County

 

NYU Medical Center

New York – New York County

 

 

Long Island Power Authority – Service Territory:

Enzo Clincal Labs, Inc.

Farmingdale – Suffolk

 

Good Samaritan Hospital

West Islip – Suffolk County

 

J.P. Morgan /Chase

Uniondale - Nassau County

 

John Hassal, Inc.

Westbury – Nassau County

 

Kleer-Fax, Inc.

Amityville – Suffolk County

 

Niagara Mohawk – Service Territory:

Clinton’s Ditch Cooperative

Cicero – Onondaga County

 

Ginsberg’s Institutional Foods, Inc.

Hudson – Columbia County

 

Interface Solutions, Inc.

Fulton – Oswego County

 

Matt Brewing Company

Utica – Oneida County

 

Mohawk Paper Mills

Cohes – Albany County

 

Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital

Lewiston – Niagara County

 

Niagara Falls Medical Center

Niagara Falls – Niagara County

 

Utica Converters, Inc.

Utica – Oneida

 

New York StateElectric & Gas – Service Territory:

Air-Flo Manufacturing

Prattsburgh – Steuben County

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Cooperstown – Otsego 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)       Louis P. Ciminelli Construction, 369 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY

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

 

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

Louis P. Ciminelli, Chairman (Buffalo, NY)

James A. Duncan, Member (Buffalo, NY)

Bernard P. McGarry, Member (Albany, NY)

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

 

 

Also in attendance were:

Eugene W. Zeltmann                           President and Chief Executive Officer

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

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

Gary Paslow                                          Vice President – Governmental Affairs & Policy Development

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

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

John L. Murphy                                   Director – Public Relations, NYPA

James F. Pasquale                                Director – Business Power Allocations, Regulation and Billing, NYPA

Anthony C. Savino                              Manager – Business Power Allocations and Compliance, NYPA

Niko Ladopoulos                                 Legislative Liaison – Public & Governmental Affairs, NYPA

Bonnie Fahey                                       Executive Administrative Assistant

Mary Jean Frank                                  Associate Secretary, NYPA

Lorna M. Johnson                               Assistant Secretary, NYPA

Theresa Barrett                                     Law Assistant, NYPA

Michael J. Santarcangelo                    Director, Energy Policy, ESDC

Sonja Pecavar                                       Reporter – The Legislative Gazette

1.                   Adoption of Minutes

The minutes of the meeting of February 22, 2005, were unanimously adopted.

 

 


 

2.                   Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations for Contract Extensions

 

The members of the Board considered the 51 contract extensions listed below for Power for Jobs.  Mr. Pasquale explained that some 30,806 jobs would be impacted.  See Exhibit ‘2-A.’

 

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

 

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

 

Con Edison – Service Territory:

Asia Society

                          New York – New York County

 

                          Baker Pride Oven Company

                          New Rochelle – Westchester County

 

                          Ballet Hispanico

                          New York – New York County

 

                          Blythedale Children’s Hospital

                          Valhalla – Westchester County

 

                          Henry Street Settlement

                          New York – New York County

 

        Kraft Foods - Tarrytown

Tarrytown – Westchester County

 

          Leake and Watts Service, Inc.

          Yonkers – Westchester County

                        

          Montefiore Medical Center 

          Bronx - Bronx County

 

          The Educational Alliance

          New York – New York County

 

          Westchester Chapter NYS ARC, Inc.

          White Plains – Westchester County

Long Island Power Authority – Service Territory:

Alken Industries Inc.

Ronkokoma – Suffolk County

 

Antares ITI

Hauppauge – Suffolk County

 

Automatic Data Processing - Investo

Edgewood – Suffolk County

 

Bruce’s Bakery

Great Neck – Nassau County

 

 Fala Direct Marketing, Inc.

Melville – Suffolk County

 

Flag Poles, Inc.

East Satauket – Suffolk County

 

Silver Lake Cookies Co.

Islip – Suffolk County

 

Sleepy’s (Warehouse)

Bethpage – Nassau County

 

Niagara Mohawk – Service Territory:

Bestway Enterprises

Cortland – Cortland County

 

College of St. Rose

Albany – Albany County

 

Consumers Beverages, Inc.

Buffalo – Erie County

 

Dal Tile Corporation

Olean - Cattaraugus County

 

Faxton Hospital

Utica – Oneida County

 

Fibermark

Lowville – Lewis County

 

                Glens Falls Hospital

                Glen Falls – Warren County

 

                Glens Falls Lehigh Cement Company

Glen Falls – Warren County

 

Keymark Corporation

Fonda - Montgomery County

               

Kraft Foods - Lowville

Lowville - Lewis County

 

Kraft Foods – North Lawrence

North Lawrence – St. Lawrence County

 

Metalico, Inc.

Buffalo - Erie County

 

ORC Plastics1

Phoenix – Oswego County

 

ORC Plastics3

Oneida - Madison County

               

         St. Lukes-Memorial Hospital Center

         New Hartford - Oneida County

 

         St. Peter’s Hospital

         Albany – Albany County

           

New York State Electric & Gas – Service Territory:

Delaware Valley Hospital

Walton  – Delaware County

 

Dunmore Corporation

Brewster – Putnam County

 

Dynabrade, Inc.

Clarence – Erie County

 

Elmira College

Elmira – Chemung County

               

Ever Fab, Inc.

East Aurora – Erie County

 

Fermer Precision

IIion – Herkimer County

 

Kennedy Valve

Elmira – Chemung County

 

Kraft Foods – Cambell

Cambell – Steuben County

 

Lancaster Knives, Inc.

Lancaster – Erie County

 

R & J Metal Finishing, Inc.

Depew – Erie County

 

SEPP Management

Binghamton – Broome County

 

Trayer Products, Inc.

Elmira – Chemung County

 

Ward Lumber Co., Inc.

Jay – Essex County

 

World Warehouse & Distribution

Champlain – Clinton County

Rochester Gas & Electric – Service Territory:

Hammer Lithograph Corp.

Rochester – Rensslear County

 

Medeva Phamaceuticals Manufacturing

Rochester – Monroe County

 

Optical Gaging Products Inc.

Rochester – Monroe 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 51 contract extensions discussed herein totaling 30,914 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 30,806 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.                   Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations for Electricity
Savings Reimbursements and/or Contract Extensions                       

 

The members of the Board considered the 22 applications for electricity savings reimbursements and/or contract extensions listed below for Power for Jobs.  Mr. Pasquale explained that some 36,906 jobs would be impacted.  See Exhibit ‘3-A.’

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the following entities have applied for electricity savings reimbursements and/or contract extensions under the Power for Jobs program:

 

Con Edison – Service Territory:

92nd Street YM-YWHA

New York – New York County

 

Acme Snmoked Fish Corp.

Brooklyn – Kings County

 

Charmer Industries, Inc.

Astoria – Queens County

 

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York – New York County

 

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Manhasset – Nassau County

 

New York University

New York – New York County

 

NYU Medical Center

New York – New York County

 

 

Long Island Power Authority – Service Territory:

Enzo Clincal Labs, Inc.

Farmingdale – Suffolk

 

Good Samaritan Hospital

West Islip – Suffolk County

 

J.P. Morgan /Chase

Uniondale - Nassau County

 

John Hassal, Inc.

Westbury – Nassau County

 

Kleer-Fax, Inc.

Amityville – Suffolk County

 

Niagara Mohawk – Service Territory:

Clinton’s Ditch Cooperative

Cicero – Onondaga County

 

Ginsberg’s Institutional Foods, Inc.

Hudson – Columbia County

 

Interface Solutions, Inc.

Fulton – Oswego County

 

Matt Brewing Company

Utica – Oneida County

 

Mohawk Paper Mills

Cohes – Albany County

 

Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital

Lewiston – Niagara County

 

Niagara Falls Medical Center

Niagara Falls – Niagara County

 

Utica Converters, Inc.

Utica – Oneida

 

New York StateElectric & Gas – Service Territory:

Air-Flo Manufacturing

Prattsburgh – Steuben County

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Cooperstown – Otsego 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 22 applications for electricity savings reimbursements discussed herein totaling 22,195 kW until December 31, 2005.


 

4.             Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Board is to be determined.