SPECIAL TOWN MEETING TANTASQUA REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TOWN WARRANT JUNE 8, 2009 7:00 PM
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AREA DESIGNATION – PIONEER BREWING LLC
To see if the Town will vote to designate as an Economic Opportunity Area, the portion of Tax Map #24, more particularly described and shown on the map which is on file with the Town Clerk and Board of Selectmen’s Office and further to vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to offer a special assessment or tax increment financing package for qualified economic development projects undertaken within said Economic Opportunity Area; or take any action in relation thereto.
SPONSOR: BOARD OF SELECTMEN
RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE: That the Town vote to approve the article as written. Voted 9-0.
RECOMMENDATION OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN: That the Town vote to approve the article as written. Voted 4-0.
VOTE OF THE TOWN MEETING: The vote of the Town Meeting was to approve the article as written as declared by the Moderator.
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PROJECT CERTIFICATION
PIONEER BREWING LLC
To see if the Town will vote to approve the Project Certification Application submitted by Pioneer Brewing LLC for a facility located within the Sturbridge #6 Economic
Opportunity Area at the project site shown in the Project the form of agreement between Pioneer Brewing LLC and the form submitted tot his Special Town Meeting.
Certification Application and the Town of Sturbridge, all in This approval confirms the
information proposed is inclusion in
contained in the project certification application that consistent with and can reasonably be expected to the Economic Opportunity Area; (2) the project is the
(1) the project, as significantly from first project in the
Economic Opportunity Area and will not utilities servicing the Economic Opportunity Projection Certification Application, will
overburden the Town’s infrastructure and Area; and (3) the project, as described in the have a reasonable chance of increasing
employment opportunities reducing blight, economic
for residents of depression and
the project Economic Target Area, thereby reliance upon public assistance. The Town
requests that the project and that a tax increment following rate:
be designated as a certified financing plan be offered at
project for a term of five (5) years not more than five (5) years as the