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 [...]

Ulster agency, in separate Kingstonian study, says project will benefit economy

Original Article  By William J. Kemble, correspondent October 21, 2020 KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Industrial Development Agency officials expect that $3 will be returned to the local economy for every $1 provided to Kingstonian developers in tax breaks and grants. The estimate was provided Wednesday in a cost-benefit analysis of the $54.9 million project released by the agency as part of the information given to the county Legislature, which is also reviewing a [...]


Kingstonian Developers, Brad Jordan and Joe Bonura provide a straightforward, upfront update about the project’s status on Kingston Community Radio on October 8, 2020. Hosts Scott Herrington and Guy Greco ask the questions necessary to bring clarity for the listeners about the project’s community benefits and the need for a PILOT. Also, an interesting insight into Joe Bonura’s family background. He explains how through the hard work of his family their business grew from [...]

Kingstonian Tax Benefits to The Community (A Must Read)

Possibly one of the most significant points of interest to Ulster County and the Kingston Consolidated School District (KCSD), is the long-term revenue gains that will be realized if the Kingstonian project is approved and built.  With a total net tax gain to Ulster County of nearly $66 Million and over $40 Million to the KCSD over a 50-year period, the Kingstonian provides an extraordinary tax revenue opportunity. Take a look at the attached [...]

Your Voice of Support is Important

Call-To-ActionWe need your voices of support to reach the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency’s at the Upcoming Public Hearing that will be held on October 1, 2020, at 7pm via Zoom.The Public Hearing will be held electronically via conference call and video conference. Members of the public may participate in the Public Hearing and comment on the Project by dialing in the telephone number: (646) 558-8656 and entering access code 816 411 196 87 # [...]

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