IDA PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing pursuant to Section 859-a(2) of the General Municipal Law of the State ofNew York will be held by Columbia County Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) on the 15th day of April, 2019, at 8:30 o’clock a.m., local time, at the A.B. Shaw Firehouse located at 67 State Route 23, in the Town of Claverack, Columbia County, New York, in connection with the following matters:

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Columbia County Sees Increased Sales Tax Revenue

Sales Tax Growth Strengthens for a Third Year: 2018 Collections Up 5.3 Percent

According to a report from the NYS Comptroller’s office, Columbia County sales tax revenue increased 8.44% from 2017 to 2018, which was the largest increase of any county in the Capital Region. The County collected over $43 million in sales tax in 2018.

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