ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POWER

ALLOCATION BOARD

 

MINUTES

 

April 28, 2006

Video Conference 9:00 a.m.

 

New York Power Authority Offices:

123 Main Street, 16th Floor, White Plains, NY

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

Niagara Power Project, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston, NY

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

 

1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of March 27, 2006

 

2.                   Power for Jobs Extended Benefits

Recommendations for Contract Extensions

 

A.                  Company Not in Job Compliance

 

Long Island Power Authority - Service Territory

Ademco

Syosset Nassau County

 

 

 

3.                   Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations

for Electricity Savings Reimbursements    

 

A.                  Companies in Job Compliance

 

Con Edison Service Territory

Bank of New York

New York New York County

 

Charmer Industries

Astoria Queens County

 

Columbia University Trustees

New York New York County

 

Edison Price Lighting, Inc.

Long Island City Queens County

 

Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

Jamaica Queens County

 

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Manhasset Nassau County

 

New York Presbyterian Hospital

New York New York County

 

New York University

New York New York County

 

S. R. Guggenheim Museum

New York New York County

 

National Grid Service Territory

Borg Warner Morse Tech Corp

Cortland Cortland County

 

Clarkson University

Potsdam St. Lawrence County

 

General Electric Plastics

Selkirk Albany County

Intertek Testing Services

Cortland Cortland County

 

Lewis County General Hospital

Lowville Lewis County

 

Mohawk Paper Mills

Cohoes Albany County

 

Natrium Products, Inc.

Cortland Cortland County

 

OAB Holdings, Inc

Buffalo Erie County

 

Organichem, Inc.

Rensselaer Rensselaer County

Queensboro Farm Products, Inc.

Canastota Madison County

 

Robison & Smith, Inc.

Gloversville Fulton County

 

Vicks Lithograph & Printing

Yorkville Oneida County

 

New York State Electric & Gas Service Territory

Agri-Mark, Inc.

Chateaugay Franklin County

 

Borg Warner Automotive Morse TEC

Ithaca Tompkins County

 

Merritt Plywood Machinery, Inc.

Lockport Niagara County

 

Soucy USA
Champlain Clinton County

 

 

B.                  Companies Not in Job Compliance

 

Con Edison Service Territory

Norampac New York City, Inc.

Maspeth Queens County

 

 

Long Island Power Authority Service Territory

Augros, Inc.

Ronkonkoma Suffolk County

 

 

National Grid Service Territory

Applied Energy Solutions (CEN Electronics) Caledonia Livingston County

 

Dodge-Graphic Press Inc.

Utica Herkimer County

 

Specialized Packaging Radisson, Inc.

Baldwinsville Onondaga County

 

Standard Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Troy Rensselaer County

 

Syracuse Plastics, Inc.

Liverpool Onondaga County

 

New York State Electric & Gas Service Territory

Audio Sears

Stamford Delaware County

 

Custom Electronics, Inc.

Oneonta Otsego County

 

Orange & Rockland Service Territory

International Business Machines Sterling Forest

Poughkeepsie Orange County

 

 

Rochester Gas & Electric Service Territory

International Business Machines Rochester

Rochester Monroe County

 

 

 


4.                   Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Reconsideration

A. Contract Extensions

 

Jamestown Advanced Products, Inc.

Jamestown

 

Losquadro Ice Company

Brooklyn

 

Morgood Tools, Inc.

Rochester

 

The Beeches of Rome, Inc.

Rome

 

 

B. Benefits to Remain at Reduced Amount

 

Oehler Industries

Buffalo

 

 

 

 

 

5.                   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)       Niagara Power Project, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston, NY

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

 

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

Frank S. McCullough, Jr., Chairman (White Plains, NY)

Bernard P. McGarry, Member (Albany, NY)

James A. Duncan, Member, (Lewiston, NY)

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

 

 

Also in attendance were:

Timothy S. Carey President and Chief Executive Officer, NYPA

Thomas J. Kelly Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NYPA

David E. Blabey Executive Vice President and Special Counsel to the Chairman

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

Angela D. Graves Deputy Secretary, NYPA

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

John B. Hamor Executive Director State Governmental 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 and Governmental Affairs, NYPA

Anne B. Cahill Principal Attorney I, NYPA

Mary Jean Frank Associate Secretary, NYPA

Lorna M. Johnson Assistant Secretary, NYPA

Jeffrey Carey Special Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer, NYPA

 


1.                   Adoption of Minutes

The minutes of the meeting of March 27, 2006, were unanimously adopted.


 

2.                   Power for Jobs Extended Benefits

Recommendation for Contract Extension

The members of the Board considered one application for extended benefits recommendation for a contract extension for one company not in job compliance listed below for Power for Jobs. Mr. Pasquale explained that some 441 jobs would be impacted. See Exhibit 2-A.

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

WHEREAS, the following entity has applied for extended benefits recommendations for a contract extension under the Power for Jobs program:

COMPANY NOT IN JOB COMPLIANCE

 

Long Island Power Authority Service Territory:

Ademco
Syosset Nassau County

 

 

 

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board hereby finds and determines that such application meets 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; Chapter 59 of the Laws of 2004; and Chapter 313 of the Laws of 2005, 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 application for extended benefits recommendation for a contract extension discussed herein totaling
650 kW until December 31, 2006.

 


 

 

 


 

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

The members of the Board reconsidered the 36 applications for full or partial reinstatement of extended benefits recommendations for contract extensions listed below for Power for Jobs. Mr. Pasquale explained that some 46,246 jobs would be impacted. See Exhibits 3-A and 3-B.

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

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

COMPANIES IN JOB COMPLIANCE

Con Edison Service Territory

Bank of New York

New York New York County

 

Charmer Industries

Astoria Queens County

 

Columbia University Trustees

New York New York County

 

Edison Price Lighting, Inc.

Long Island City Queens County

 

Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

Jamaica Queens County

 

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Manhasset Nassau County

 

New York Presbyterian Hospital

New York New York County

 

New York University

New York New York County

 

S. R. Guggenheim Museum

New York New York County

 

National Grid Service Territory

Borg Warner Morse Tech Corp

Cortland Cortland County

 

Clarkson University

Potsdam St. Lawrence County

 

General Electric Plastics

Selkirk Albany County

 

Intertek Testing Services

Cortland Cortland County

 

Lewis County General Hospital

Lowville Lewis County

 

Mohawk Paper Mills

Cohoes Albany County

 

Natrium Products, Inc.

Cortland Cortland County

 

OAB Holdings, Inc

Buffalo Erie County

 

Organichem, Inc.

Rensselaer Rensselaer County

 

Queensboro Farm Products, Inc.

Canastota Madison County

 

Robison & Smith, Inc.

Gloversville Fulton County

 

Vicks Lithograph & Printing

Yorkville Oneida County

 

 

New York State Electric & Gas Service Territory

Agri-Mark, Inc.

Chateaugay Franklin County

 

Borg Warner Automotive Morse TEC

Ithaca Tompkins County

 

Merritt Plywood Machinery, Inc.

Lockport Niagara County

 

Soucy USA
Champlain Clinton County

 

COMPANIES NOT IN JOB COMPLIANCE

 

Con Edison Service Territory

Norampac New York City, Inc.

Maspeth Queens County

 

 

Long Island Power Authority Service Territory

Augros, Inc.

Ronkonkoma Suffolk County

 

 

National Grid Service Territory

Applied Energy Solutions (CEN Electronics) Caledonia Livingston County

 

Dodge-Graphic Press Inc.

Utica Herkimer County

 

Specialized Packaging Radisson, Inc.

Baldwinsville Onondaga County

 

Standard Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Troy Rensselaer County

 

Syracuse Plastics, Inc.

Liverpool Onondaga County

 

New York State Electric & Gas Service Territory

Audio Sears

Stamford Delaware County

 

Custom Electronics, Inc.

Oneonta Otsego County

 

Orange & Rockland Service Territory

International Business Machines Sterling Forest

Poughkeepsie Orange County

 

 

Rochester Gas & Electric Service Territory

International Business Machines Rochester

Rochester Monroe County

 

 

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board hereby finds and determines that such applications meet the requirements of the extended benefits provisions of the Power for Jobs legislation contained in Article 6 of the Economic Development Law as amended by Chapter 313 of the Laws of 2005; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the Board recommends to the Power Authority of the State of New York the 36 applications for extended benefits recommendations for electricity savings reimbursements discussed herein totaling 44,199 kW until December 31, 2006.

 



 

 


4.                   Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Reconsideration

The members of the Board considered the four applications for full or partial reconsideration for contract extensions, and one application for benefits to remain at reduced amount listed below for Power for Jobs. Mr. Pasquale explained that some 237 jobs would be impacted. See Exhibits 4-A, and 4-B.

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

WHEREAS, the following entities have applied for reconsideration for full or partial reinstatement under the Power for Jobs program:

CONTRACT EXTENSIONS

Jamestown Advanced Products, Inc.
Jamestown

 

Losquadro Ice Company
Brooklyn

 

 

Morgood Tools, Inc.
Rochester

 

The Beeches of Rome
Rome

 

BENEFITS TO REMAIN AT REDUCTED AMOUNT

Oehler Industries
Buffalo

 

 

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board hereby finds and determines that such applications meet the requirements of the extended benefits provisions of the Power for Jobs legislation contained in Article 6 of the Economic Development Law as amended by Chapter 313 of the Laws of 2005; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the Board recommends to the Power Authority of the State of New York the four applications for full or partial reconsideration for contract extensions and one application for benefits to remain at reduced amount discussed herein totaling 1,155 kW until December 31, 2006.


 


 

 


 

5. Next Meeting

 

The next meeting of the Board is to be determined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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