Noble backs tax breaks for The Kingstonian, says city will benefit

Original Article By Paul Kirby @paulatfreeman Aug 1, 2020 KINGSTON, N.Y. — Mayor Steve Noble has come out strongly in favor of tax breaks for the developers of the proposed residential/commercial project known as The Kingstonian. A committee of the Kingston Common Council endorsed the tax relief at a meeting this past week. The matter still must go before the full council and also the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency board. Those meetings [...]

July 28, 2020 – Kingston Council committee backs tax breaks for Kingstonian project

Original Article   By William J. Kemble July 28, 2020   KINGSTON, N.Y. — The Common Council's Finance and Audit Committee has endorsed the requested $30.64 million in tax breaks for the planned residential/commercial development known as The Kingstonian. The committee voted 3-1 on Tuesday in favor of the payment-in-lieu-of-taxes, or PILOT, deal after a representative for the developers of the Uptown Kingston project emphasized public parking will be included. “The parking garage [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Noble Details His Support for the Kingstonian Public/Private Partnership

Download the Press Release (431kb, PDF download) Full text: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2020 Mayor Noble Details His Support for the Kingstonian Public/Private Partnership KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble would like to provide the public with an update regarding the Kingstonian project and its current application before the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency. “The Kingstonian project is of great importance to our City – not [...]

Kingston aldermen to review tax-relief plan for The Kingstonian

Original Article   By Ariél Zangla @arielatfreeman on Twitter Jul 24, 2020   KINGSTON, N.Y. — A proposed payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement for The Kingstonian mixed-use development that could be built in Uptown was put together "in close association" with the city's assessor and provides a structure for future taxes paid by the project, the Common Council's majority leader said. Majority Leader Reynolds Scott-Childress told the council's special housing subcommittee during a virtual meeting on Thursday [...]

Kingstonian Receives Approval From State Historic Preservation Office

Featured Image (above): A Design Revision Requested By NY State Historic Preservation Office We are happy that New York's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) acknowledged all of the hard work and collaboration on the building design with the various boards and community groups we have participated with over the past two plus years. From the outset, we have worked hard to successfully mitigate and eliminate all of the architectural and archeological concerns raised [...]

Important Update From The Mayor of Kingston

Mayor Noble is pleased to announce that he has successfully worked together with local developers to bring 14 new units of affordable housing into the Kingstonian project. The units will be a combination of studio and one-bedroom apartments, for varying income levels, ranging from 60% AMI to 110% AMI. These units will be completely financed by the development team with no outside subsidies and will be documented in an agreement between the City and [...]

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