ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POWER

ALLOCATION BOARD

 

MINUTES

 

May 24, 2005

VideoConference – 10:00 a.m.

 

                                                                                                         New York Power Authority Offices:

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

30 South Pearl Street, 10th Floor, Albany, 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 March 29, 2005

 

 

2.                    Power for Jobs Extended Benefits Recommendations for

Electricity Savings Reimbursements

 

Niagara Mohawk – Service Territory:

Amsterdam Printing & Litho

Amsterdam – Montgomery County

 

Bartell Machinery Systems

Rome – Broome County

 

Bonded Insulation Company, Inc.

Hagaman – Montgomery County

 

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

East Syracuse – Onondaga County

 

Brownville Specialty Paper Products

Brownville – Jefferson County

 

Canton Potsdam Hospital

Potsdam – St. Lawrence County

 

Chapin Manufacturing

Batavia – Genesee County

 

Clinton’s Ditch Cooperative Company

Cicero – Onondaga County

 

Di Highway Sign & Structure Corp.

New York Mills – Oneida County

 

Diemolding Corporation

Canastota – Madison County

 

Edward John Noble Hospital

Gouveneur – St. Lawrence County

 

Faster Form Corporation

Frankfort – Herkimer County

 

Fiber Glass Industries, Inc.

Amsterdam – Montgomery County

 

Fibermark

Lowville – Lewis County

 

Ginsberg’s Institutional Foods, Inc

Hudson – Columbia County

 

Helmont Mills

St. Johnsville – Montgomery County

 

 

Interface Solutions, Inc.

Fulton – Oswego County

 

Kaz Incorporated

Hudson – Columbia County

 

Kintz Plastics, Inc.

Howes Cave – Schoharie County

 

Matt Brewing Company

Utica – Oneida County

 

Mohawk Paper Mills

Cohoes – Albany County

 

Onondaga Beverage Corp.

Liverpool – Onondaga County

 

Ontario Foods, Inc.

Medina – Orleans County

 

Pall Trinity Micro

Cortland –Cortland County

 

Peak Resorts Inc. dba Greek Peak

Cortland – Cortland County

 

Pepsi Bottling Group, LLC

Latham – Albany County

 

Robinson & Smith, Inc.

Gloversville – Fulton County

 

Snyder Industries, Inc

North Tonawanda – Niagara County

 

Spancrete Northeast, Inc.

South Bethlehem – Albany County

 

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

Syracuse – Onondaga County

 

St. Lawrence University

Canton – St. Lawrence County

 

St. Peter’s Hospital

Albany – Albany County

 

 

 

New York StateElectric & Gas – Service Territory:

Dunmore Corporation

Brewster – Putnam County

 

Novapak Corporation

Philmont – Columbia County

 

R & J Metal Finishing, Inc.

Depew – Erie County

 

 

Soucy USA

Champlain – Clinton

 

Ward Lumber Co. Inc.

Jay – Essex County

 

Rochester Gas & Electric – Service Territory:

Hammer Lithograph Corp.

Rochester – Monroe County

 

Optical Gaging Products, Inc.

Rochester – Monroe County

 

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

3.             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

Joseph Leary                                        Director – SENY Public & Governmental Affairs, NYPA

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

Michael A. Saltzman                            Director – Public Relations, NYPA

Niko Ladopoulos                                 Legislative Liaison – Public & Governmental Affairs, NYPA

Mary Jean Frank                                  Associate Secretary, NYPA

Michael J. Santarcangelo                    Director - Energy Policy, ESDC


 

1.                   Adoption of Minutes

The minutes of the meeting of March 29, 2005, were unanimously adopted.

 

 
 

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

 

 

The members of the Board considered the 39 applications for electricity savings reimbursements and/or contract extensions listed below for Power for Jobs.  Mr. Pasquale explained that some 15,123 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 electricity savings reimbursements under the Power for Jobs program:

 

Niagara Mohawk – Service Territory:

 

Amsterdam Printing & Litho

Amsterdam – Montgomery County

 

Bartell Machinery Systems

Rome – Broome County

 

Bonded Insulation Company, Inc.

Hagaman – Montgomery County

 

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

East Syracuse – Onondaga County

 

Brownville Specialty Paper Products

Brownville – Jefferson County

 

Canton Potsdam Hospital

Potsdam – St. Lawrence County

 

Chapin Manufacturing

Batavia – Genesee County

 

Clinton’s Ditch Cooperative Company

Cicero – Onondaga County

 

Di Highway Sign & Structure Corp.

New York Mills – Oneida County

 

Diemolding Corporation

Canastota – Madison County

 

Edward John Noble Hospital

Gouveneur – St. Lawrence County

 

Faster Form Corporation

Frankfort – Herkimer County

 

Fiber Glass Industries, Inc.

Amsterdam – Montgomery County

 

Fibermark

Lowville – Lewis County

 

Ginsberg’s Institutional Foods, Inc

Hudson – Columbia County

 

Helmont Mills

St. Johnsville – Montgomery County

 

Interface Solutions, Inc.

Fulton – Oswego County

 

Kaz Incorporated

Hudson – Columbia County

 

Kintz Plastics, Inc.

Howes Cave – Schoharie County

 

Matt Brewing Company

Utica – Oneida County

 

Mohawk Paper Mills

Cohoes – Albany County

 

Onondaga Beverage Corp.

Liverpool – Onondaga County

 

Ontario Foods, Inc.

Medina – Orleans County

 

Pall Trinity Micro

Cortland –Cortland County

 

Peak Resorts Inc. dba Greek Peak

Cortland – Cortland County

 

Pepsi Bottling Group, LLC

Latham – Albany County

 

Robinson & Smith, Inc.

Gloversville – Fulton County

 

Snyder Industries, Inc

North Tonawanda – Niagara County

 

Spancrete Northeast, Inc.

South Bethlehem – Albany County

 

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

Syracuse – Onondaga County

 

St. Lawrence University

Canton – St. Lawrence County

 

St. Peter’s Hospital

Albany – Albany County

 

 

New York StateElectric & Gas – Service Territory:

 

Dunmore Corporation

Brewster – Putnam County

 

Novapak Corporation

Philmont – Columbia County

 

R & J Metal Finishing, Inc.

Depew – Erie County

 

 

Soucy USA

Champlain – Clinton

 

Ward Lumber Co. Inc.

Jay – Essex County

 

Rochester Gas & Electric – Service Territory:

 

Hammer Lithograph Corp.

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 39 applications for electricity savings reimbursements discussed herein totaling 29,039 kW until December 31, 2005.


 

3.             Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Board is to be determined.