The Common Council meeting tonight went on for two and a half hours. There is much to report, but for starters, here are a couple of essential bits.
After being walked through the PowerPoint presentation by Dan Kent and asking lots of questions, the Council voted unanimously to table the resolution on the PILOT agreement and to hold a special meeting on Monday, May 4, at 7:00 p.m., to "take a deeper dive" into what is being proposed and what its implications are for the city and its tax revenue. Council president Tom DePietro invited the public to contact him or their aldermen to share comments about the proposed project. Contact information for the Council members can be found here. DePietro made it clear that he intends to call for a vote on the resolution at the May 4 meeting.
Also of interest, it was revealed in tonight's meeting that Hudson has a new assessor. Cheryl Kaszluga, who served as Hudson's assessor from 2013 to 2017, has returned to be the city assessor once again. There's something comforting in that.
There's much more to report about tonight's Council meeting, but it will have to wait until morning.
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