Posts tagged "Steve Aaron"
Cahill for majority leader?

Cahill for majority leader?

I’m not referring here to former two-term Ulster legislator Brian Cahill, legislative majority leader in 2008-09, but to his brother, Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, recently mentioned as a possibility for majority leader of the state Assembly next year. Capital Confidential, an Albany-based blog, was reporting last week that Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari would be stepping...
Aaron gets deadlines from testy IDA board

Aaron gets deadlines from testy IDA board

After more than six months of on-again, off-again discussions, Ulster County’s Industrial Development Agency has moved formally to terminate developer Steve Aaron’s 2005 Pilot (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) agreement for failure to pay his taxes. Despite Aaron’s pleading for more time to negotiate an agreement, the IDA board’s unanimously approved the resolution at its...
Letters to the Editor, Jan. 5, 2012

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 5, 2012

Birchez responds We wish to reply to the article posted in the Kingston Times paper on Dec. 22, 2011, and the corresponding website on Dec. 27, 2011, regarding the PILOT and taxes for Birchwood Village affordable housing. Initial planning for Birchwood Village was for affordable senior housing. However, we were asked by Mayor James Sottile...
County, city want what they say Steve Aaron owes them

County, city want what they say Steve Aaron owes them

A Kingston developer is headed for a showdown with county economic development officials over his failure to live up to a tax incentive agreement. The dispute between Steve Aaron and the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency over Aaron’s Birchwood Village affordable housing complex could result in the developer losing a lucrative Payment in Lieu of...

IDA asks two clients to pay their property tax bills

Ulster County’s Industrial Development Agency is taking a hard line in the case of two prominent clients in arrears for some $720,000 in property taxes and fees. On July 22, the Hudson River Valley Care Center (known as the head trauma center) in Lake Katrine and the Birchwood Village housing complex on Flatbush Avenue in...