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IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION: Email the Ulster County IDA Board with one easy click

Dear Valued Supporter of the Kingstonian Project,  Thank you for your past and current advocacy for this important transformative project. Many of you have reached out asking how you can help.  Now is the time.  As most are aware, our PILOT initiative received support from the Kingston Common Council and Ulster County Legislature but failed 6-3 with the School Board (for reasons stated on our website).  The final decision rests with the Ulster County [...]

Compare for Yourself – Highlights Supporting the Kingstonian PILOT

Please download the flyer to get the comparison facts about the PILOT. Download Flyer The overwhelming majority of elected officials voted in favor of the Kingstonian PILOT.  Projecting the economic well being of our community for today and tomorrow.  Now is the time.  As most are aware, our PILOT initiative received support from the Kingston Common Council and Ulster County Legislature but failed 6-3 with the School Board (for reasons stated [...]

In Response To The School Board Vote

We would like to recognize and thank the IDA for working to come up with a PILOT that highlighted the value we all place on education. While certainly not surprised by the actions of the School Board, we are nonetheless disappointed in the outcome and frustrated with the process. Based on a process where we were denied an opportunity to present the elements of the project to the entire Board, we are pleased to [...]

Important Facts For The School Board To Consider On The Kingstonian PILOT

Dear Kingston City School District Board of Education, We are reaching out in an effort to gain your support for the Kingstonian PILOT. The project has received the unanimous support of the City of Kingston Common Council, the Mayor, and the City Assessor.  It also has been endorsed and supported by the Ulster County Legislature and the County Executive. Unfortunately, the School Board has been prevented from receiving the full project presentation and there [...]

Ulster County Legislature VOTED IN FAVOR of the Kingstonian PILOT 17-6

Last Night, the Ulster County Legislature VOTED IN FAVOR of the Kingstonian PILOT 17-6. They voted in favor because they understood the value of the PILOT to our community. They understood that no-one is losing tax revenue, and no-one is paying more in taxes - IN FACT the opposite it true. The benefits the Kingstonian will be bringing to the community outweigh the PILOT. Unfortunately, because of the complexities of this particular PILOT and [...]

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