The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to enter into all documents and contracts necessary to effectuate transfer of the Parcel and related easements to the City of Hudson upon review of said documents by the Corporation Counsel, and to provide documentation for a tax credit to Holcim for transferring the Parcel as a gift to the City."The Parcel" is approximately nine acres "currently owned by Holcim US and situated south of Holcim's port in the City of Hudson."
Before the vote, city attorney Cheryl Roberts explained the four conditions for the transfer. The conditions must remain in effect for fifty years.
- The City will not attempt to take the port by eminent domain.
- The City will not change the zoning that is part of the LWRP and specifically applies to the port parcel.
- The parcel being transferred to the City will remain as park land.
- The parcel will not be sold or leased to a private not-for-profit.
When it came time to vote, Alderman David Marston (First Ward) abstained; all the other members of the Council voted aye.