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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing pursuant to Title 1 of 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 12th day of November, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., local time, at the Town of Brookhaven, 1 Independence Hill, Work Session Room, Third Floor, Farmingville, New York 11738, in connection with the following matters:

TOPGOLF USA HOLTSVILLE, 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 TOPGOLF USA HOLTSVILLE, 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 the acquisition of an approximately 25.32 acre parcel of land (the “Land”), the acquisition and construction of an approximately 60,000 square foot building and other improvements thereon (the “Improvements”), and the acquisition and installation therein of certain equipment and personal property (the “Equipment”), located or to be located at Sandy Hollow Road, Farmingville, and Morris Avenue, Holtsville, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York (and further described on the Suffolk County Tax Map as No. 0200-728.00-05.00-009.00 and 0200-729.00-01.00-016.000) (collectively, the Land, Improvements and Equipment may be referred to as the “Facility”), which Facility is to be leased to the Agency by the Company and used as an entertainment and recreation facility making available goods and services not otherwise reasonably accessible to the residents of the Town of Brookhaven, including an interactive golf venue, climate controlled golf hitting bays, event space, restaurant, dining, kitchen and lounge facilities, and music and game entertainment facilities. The Facility will be initially owned, operated and/or managed by the Company.

The Agency will acquire title to or a leasehold interest in the Facility, and will lease and sublease 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 construction and permanent 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 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: November 1, 2019

Lisa MG Mulligan
Title: Chief Executive Officer

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