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BRP Farmingville LLC Public Hearing

08/06/19

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing pursuant to Article 18-A of the New York State General Municipal Law will be held by the Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) on the 20th day of August, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. local time, at the Town of Brookhaven, Offices of Economic Development, One Independence Hill, 2nd Floor, Farmingville, New York 11738, in connection with the following matters:

BRP Farmingville LLC, a limited liability company organized and existing under the laws of the State of New York, on behalf of itself and/or the principals of BRP Farmingville LLC and/or an entity formed or to be formed on behalf of any of the foregoing (collectively, the “Company”), has applied to the Agency for assistance in connection with (A) the acquisition of an approximately 62.0 acre parcel of land located at 510 Horseblock Road, Farmingville, New York (also known as 3 Tax Map Nos. 0200-626.00-03.00-039.500 and 040.000 and 0200-653.00-07.00-001.000) (collectively, the “Land”), (B) (i) the demolition of an approximately 5,000 square foot building located thereon, (ii) the renovation and equipping of an approximately 3,000 square foot building located thereon, and (iii) the construction, equipping and furnishing of multiple buildings to include 292 residential units (of which 10% will be set-aside as affordable units) and consisting of 164 two-bedroom units, (with 2 baths), 77 two and three bedroom townhome style units (with 2 and 2.5 baths) and 51 single-family detached style cottages which will be three and/or four bedroom homes (with 2 and 2.5 bath), including an approximately 7,500 square foot clubhouse, with pools and outdoor activities, a state of the art 150,000 gallons-per-day on-site waste water treatment plant, a 7-acre park with walking trails for use by all residents of Farmingville, and an approximately 1200 square foot building to be constructed and donated for use by the Farmingville Chamber of Commerce as an office, together with the acquisition, installation and equipping of improvements, structures and other related facilities attached to the Land (the “Improvements”), and (C) the acquisition and installation therein of certain equipment and personal property including, but not limited to, including common areas consisting of recreational areas and other amenities and the furnishing thereof including, but not limited to furniture, appliances in the units, kitchen equipment (the “Equipment”; and, together with the Land and the Improvements, the “Facility”), which Facility is to be subleased by the Agency to the Company to be known as The Arboretum at Farmingville and used by the Company to provide multi-family housing and outdoor recreational green space areas for the residents of Farmingville (the “Project”). The Facility will be initially owned, operated and/or managed by the Company.

The Agency will acquire a leasehold interest in the Land and the Improvements and title to the Equipment and lease the Facility to the Company. The Agency contemplates that it will provide financial assistance to the Company in the form of exemptions from mortgage recording taxes in connection with the financing or any subsequent refinancing of the Facility, exemptions from sales and use taxes in connection with the construction and equipping of the Facility and exemption of real property taxes consistent with the policies of the Agency.

A representative of the Agency will at the above-stated time and place hear and accept written comments from all persons with views in favor of or opposed to either the proposed 4834-9102-5821.1 financial assistance to the Company or the location or nature of the Facility. At the hearing, all persons will have the opportunity to review the application for financial assistance filed by the Company with the Agency and an analysis of the costs and benefits of the proposed Facility.

Dated: August 9, 2019
TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

By: Lisa MG Mulligan
Title: Chief Executive Officer

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