January public hearing set for proposed solar PILOT program


NORTH EAST— The Town Board held a lightly-attended monthly meeting on Thursday, Dec. 13, at which it took care of a few municipal matters. The main issue raised that evening had to do with the town’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program for solar energy applications.

A resolution was passed for the PILOT program, which will be further discussed at a public hearing set for Thursday, Jan. 10, at 7:15 p.m. at Town Hall.

According to town Supervisor George Kaye, New York state has exempted all property that is being utilized for solar farms.

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