Town of Tonawanda, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Tonawanda 11-20-2000 by L.L. No. 5-2000. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 6A-1 Authorization.

The Supervisor of the Town of Tonawanda, by and through the Executive Director of the Town of Tonawanda Development Corporation, is hereby authorized and directed to prepare and submit an application to the Chairman and Commissioner of the Empire State Development Corporation for designation of an area within the jurisdiction of the Town of Tonawanda as a New York State Empire Zone.

§ 6A-2 Designation of Zone Certifier.

The Town Assessor of the Town of Tonawanda is hereby designated as the official who shall serve as the "Local Zone Certifier." Said Certifier shall have such powers and duties as authorized by New York State General Municipal Law, Article 18-B.

§ 6A-3 Boundaries.

[Amended 10-20-2003 by L.L. No. 5-2003; 1-5-2004 by L.L. No. 1-2004; 4-5-2004 by L.L. No. 2-2004; 3-28-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005; 10-31-2005 by L.L. No. 5-2005; 12-19-2005 by L.L. No. 7-2005; 12-22-2008 by L.L. No. 7-2008]
Contiguous areas. The boundaries of the Tonawanda Empire Zone shall be defined by two contiguous areas.
A. 
Contiguous Area 1. Contiguous Area 1 shall be defined by the following metes-and-bounds description:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND situate in the Town of Tonawanda, City of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore, County of Erie and State of New York being part of Farm Lots 92 and 93 on the Mile Strip of the New York State Reservation, Farm Lots 33, 34, 35, 36, 42, 45, 46 and 102 of Township 12, Range 8 and Great Lots 87 and 88 of Township 12, Range 8, and more particularly bounded as described as follows:
BEGINNING at a point on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.05-1-6, said point also being on the southerly boundary of River Road;
(1) 
thence northeasterly along the southerly boundary of River Road a distance of 679 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.05-1-5;
(2) 
thence northeasterly along the southerly boundary of River Road a distance of 146 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.05-1-4;
(3) 
thence northeasterly along the southerly boundary of River Road a distance of 501 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.06-3-11;
(4) 
thence northeasterly along the southerly boundary of River Road a distance of 727 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.06-3-11;
(5) 
thence southeasterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.06-3-11 a distance of 5,002 feet more or less, as extended to a point of intersection with the northerly boundary of SBL 52.15-3-3;
(6) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.15-3-3 a distance of 1,157 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.15-3-3;
(7) 
thence southeasterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.15-3-3 a distance of 154 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.15-3-3;
(8) 
thence northeasterly a distance of 68 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.15-1-2.1;
(9) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.15-1-2.1 a distance of 104 feet to a point;
(10) 
thence southeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.15-1-2.1 a distance of 51 feet to a point;
(11) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.15-1-2.1 a distance of 711 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.16-1-3;
(12) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.16-1-3 a distance of 3,811 feet more or less, as extended to a point of intersection with the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.12-6-1.1;
(13) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.16-1.1 a distance of 308 feet more or less to a point, said point being the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.12-6-11;
(14) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.12-6-11 a distance of 1,215 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.12-3-17 and a point of intersection with the City of Tonawanda corporate boundary;
(15) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.12-3-17 a distance of 38 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.12-3-16;
(16) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.12-3-16 a distance of 107 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.12-3-10;
(17) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.12-3-10 a distance of 194 feet more or less to a point;
(18) 
thence westerly a distance of 99 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.12-3-8;
(19) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.12-3-8 a distance of 32 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.12-3-8;
(20) 
thence northwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.12-3-8 a distance of 358 feet more or less as extended to a point of intersection with the southerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-3.1;
(21) 
thence southwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-3.1 a distance of 655 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-3.1;
(22) 
thence northwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-1 a distance of 351 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-1;
(23) 
thence northwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-1 a distance of 1,135 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-1;
(24) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-1 a distance of 283 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-1;
(25) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-3.1 a distance of 387 feet more or less to a point;
(26) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 52.08-5-3.1 a distance of 121 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-16;
(27) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-3.1 a distance of 300 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-4;
(28) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-4 a distance of 300 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-4;
(29) 
thence southeasterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-4 a distance of 66 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-5-4;
(30) 
thence southeasterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-3.1 a distance of 528 feet more or less to a point on the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-5-3.1;
(31) 
thence northeasterly a distance of 64 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-20;
(32) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-20 a distance of 296 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-14;
(33) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-14 a distance of 298 feet more or less to a point; said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-14;
(34) 
thence southeasterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-14 a distance of 255 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-14;
(35) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-14 a distance of 434 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-14;
(36) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-19 a distance of 44 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-18;
(37) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-18 a distance of 181 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-17;
(38) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-17 a distance of 206 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southerly corner of SBL 52.08-4-17;
(39) 
thence southwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-15 a distance of 35 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-15;
(40) 
thence southeasterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-15 a distance of 144 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-15;
(41) 
thence northerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-15 a distance of 905 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-16.1;
(42) 
thence southeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.08-4-16.1 a distance of 657 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-16.1 and a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Main Street;
(43) 
thence southeasterly a distance of 106 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 53.29-3-1 and a point of intersection with the easterly boundary of Main Street;
(43.1) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.29-3-1 a distance of 93 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.29-3-1;
(43.2) 
thence southeasterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.29-3-1 a distance of 116 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 53.29-3-1;
(43.3) 
thence southwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 53.29-3-1 a distance of 179 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 53.29-3-1 and a point of intersection with the easterly boundary of Main Street;
(43.4) 
thence northwesterly a distance of 105 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-16.2 and a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Main Street
(43.5) 
thence southwesterly a distance of 309 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.08-4-16.1;
(43.6) 
thence southeasterly a distance of 63 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.12-3-11.1 and a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Main Street;
(44) 
thence southwesterly along the westerly boundary of Main Street a distance of 574 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.12-3-17 and a point of intersection with the City of Tonawanda corporate boundary;
(45) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.12-3-17 a distance of 16 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.12-6-12.1;
(46) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.12-6-12.1 a distance of 293 feet more or less to a point on the easterly boundary of SBL 52.12-6-12.1;
(47) 
thence easterly a distance of 81 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 53.37-8-1;
(48) 
thence southeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.37-8-1 a distance of 134 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.37-8-1;
(49) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.37-8-1 a distance of 125 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 53.37-8-3;
(50) 
thence westerly along the boundary of SBL 53.37-8-1 a distance of 22 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 53.37-8-4;
(51) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.37-8-1 a distance of 34 feet more or less to a point on the northerly boundary of SBL 53.45-1-2;
(52) 
thence southeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.45-1-2 a distance of 14 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.45-1-2;
(53) 
thence southwesterly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.45-1-2 a distance of 397 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.45-1-10;
(54) 
thence southwesterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.45-1-10 a distance of 73 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 53.45-1-10;
(55) 
thence northwesterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.45-1-1 a distance of 202 feet more or less as extended to a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Military Road;
(56) 
thence southwesterly along the westerly boundary of Military Road a distance of 648 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.18-6-18;
(57) 
thence easterly a distance of 82 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 53.13-1-2;
(58) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 53.13-1-2 a distance of 10 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 53.13-1-6;
(59) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.13-1-6 a distance of 429 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.13-1-6;
(60) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.13-1-3.12 a distance of 80 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.13-1-3.12;
(61) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.13-1-3.12 a distance of 203 feet more or less to a point;
(62) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 53.13-1-3.12 a distance of 195 feet more or less to a point;
(63) 
thence southwesterly along the boundary of SBL 53.13-1-3.12 a distance of 154 feet more or less to a point;
(64) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 53.13-1-3.12 a distance of 84 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the easterly boundary of SBL 53.13-1-6;
(65) 
thence southwesterly along the boundary of SBL 53.13-1-6 a distance of 29 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 53.13-1-6;
(66) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 53.13-1-6 a distance of 337 feet more or less as extended to a point of intersection on the westerly boundary of Military Road;
(67) 
thence southwesterly along the westerly boundary of Military Road a distance of 2,727 feet more or less to a point on the westerly boundary of Military Road;
(68) 
thence easterly a distance of 95 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.76-2-1.1;
(69) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.76-2-1.1 a distance of 116 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.76-2-1.1;
(70) 
thence southerly along the boundary of SBL 52.76-2-1.1 a distance of 102 feet more or less to a point, said point being the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.76-2-2;
(71) 
thence southeasterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.76-2-2 a distance of 46 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.76-2-11;
(72) 
thence southerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.76-2-11 a distance of 80 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.76-2-12;
(73) 
thence westerly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.76-2-12 a distance of 185 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.76-2-12;
(74) 
thence southwesterly a distance of 119 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.84-2-3 and a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Military Road;
(75) 
thence southwesterly along the westerly boundary of Military Road a distance of 5,396 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.16-1-8;
(76) 
thence easterly a distance of 87 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.60-2-41;
(77) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.60-2-41 a distance of 111 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.60-2-41;
(78) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 65.60-2-41 a distance of 120 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.60-2-41;
(79) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.60-2-41 a distance of 126 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.60-2-41;
(80) 
thence westerly a distance of 85 feet more or less to a point, said point being the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.16-1-9 and a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Military Road;
(81) 
thence southwesterly along the westerly boundary of Military Road a distance of 3,577 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the westerly boundary of Military Road;
(82) 
thence easterly a distance of 84 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 77.28-3-1.1;
(83) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 77.28-3-1.1 a distance of 110 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northeasterly corner of SBL 77.28-3-1.1;
(84) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 77.28-3-1.1 a distance of 304 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 77.28-3-1.1;
(85) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 77.28-3-1.1 a distance of 232 feet as extended to a point of intersection on the westerly boundary of Military Road;
(86) 
thence southwesterly along the westerly boundary of Military Road a distance of 858 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 77.08-3-1.1;
(87) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 77.08-3-1.1 a distance of 663 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northwesterly corner of SBL 77.08-3-5.1;
(88) 
thence southwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 77.08-3-1.1 a distance of 112 feet more or less to a point;
(89) 
thence northwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 77.08-3-1.1 a distance of 380 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 77.08-1-4;
(90) 
thence northwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 77.08-1-4 a distance of 158 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 77.08-1-4;
(91) 
thence northwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 77.08-1-2 a distance of 38 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 77.08-1-2 and a point of intersection with the northerly boundary of Kenmore Avenue;
(92) 
thence northwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 77.08-1-1 a distance of 285 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the northerly boundary of Kenmore Avenue;
(93) 
thence northwesterly along the northerly boundary of Kenmore Avenue a distance of 2,215 feet more or less to a point;
(94) 
thence southwesterly a distance of 50 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.19-1-3;
(95) 
thence southwesterly along the boundary of SBL 65.19-1-3 a distance of 253 feet to a point;
(96) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 65.19-1-3 a distance of 216 feet more or less to a point;
(97) 
thence southwesterly along the boundary of SBL 65.19-1-3 a distance of 247 feet more or less to a point;
(98) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 65.19-1-3 a distance of 121 feet more or less to a point;
(99) 
thence northeasterly along the boundary of SBL 65.19-1-3 a distance of 120 feet more or less to a point;
(100) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 65.19-1-3 a distance of 303 feet more or less to a point;
(101) 
thence northeasterly along the boundary of SBL 65.19-1-3 a distance of 385 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the southerly boundary of Kenmore Avenue;
(102) 
thence southeasterly along the southerly boundary of Kenmore Avenue a distance of 100 feet more or less to a point;
(103) 
thence northeasterly a distance of 52 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the westerly corner of SBL 65.19-2-7.112;
(104) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.19-2-7.112 a distance of 507 feet to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.19-2-7.112;
(105) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 65.19-2-7.112 a distance of 124 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.19-2-11;
(106) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.19-2-11 a distance of 394 feet more or less to a point on the northerly boundary of SBL 65.19-2-11;
(107) 
thence northerly a distance of 105 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.19-2-4.21;
(108) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.19-2-4.21 a distance of 409 feet more or less extended to a point on the northerly boundary of SBL 65.19-2-4.21;
(109) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.19-2-11 a distance of 1,620 feet more or less to a point of intersection on the boundary of SBL 65.20-1-11;
(110) 
thence northeasterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.20-1-11 a distance of 408 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.20-1-11;
(111) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.20-1-11 a distance of 134 feet more or less as extended to a point on the westerly boundary of SBL 65.20-1-8.321;
(112) 
thence northeasterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.20-1-8.321 a distance of 235 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.20-1-8.321;
(113) 
thence northeasterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.16-2-1.11 a distance of 734 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.16-2-1.11;
(114) 
thence northeasterly a distance of 50 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.16-1-13.11;
(115) 
thence westerly a distance of 102 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.20-2-7;
(116) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.20-2-7 a distance of 29 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.20-2-7;
(117) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.15-2-5.1 a distance of 875 feet more or less to a point; said point being on the southwestern corner of SBL 65.15-2-7;
(118) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.15-2-2 a distance of 294 feet more or less to the southeastern corner of SBL 65.15-2-1;
(119) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.15-2-1 a distance of 1,047 feet more or less to the southwestern corner of SBL 65.15-2-1;
(120) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.15-2-1 a distance of 117 feet more or less to a point on the westerly boundary of SBL 65.15-2-1;
(121) 
thence westerly a distance of 100 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeastern corner of SBL 65.15-1-3.1;
(122) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-3.1 a distance of 201 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwestern corner of SBL 65.15-1-3.1;
(123) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-3.1 a distance of 99 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwestern boundary of SBL 65.15-1-3.2;
(124) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-3.2 a distance of 143 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.15-1-3.2;
(125) 
thence southwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-2 a distance of 328 feet more or less to a point on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.15-1-6;
(126) 
thence northwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-6 a distance of 926 feet more or less to a point;
(127) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 65.15-1-6 a distance of 209 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.14-1-1.12;
(128) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.14-1-1.12 a distance of 505 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.14-1-1.12;
(129) 
thence northerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 65.14-1-1.12 a distance of 302 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.14-1-1.12;
(130) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-6 a distance of 479 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeastern corner of SBL 65.15-1-6;
(131) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-2 a distance of 500 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeastern corner of SBL 65.15-1-2;
(132) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 65.15-1-2 a distance of 526 feet more or less to a point;
(133) 
thence easterly a distance of 99 feet to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.15-2-1;
(134) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.15-2-1 a distance of 1,037 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.15-1-2;
(135) 
thence northerly 63 feet to a point on the northerly boundary of Woodward Avenue and the southerly boundary of SBL 65.11-1-1.111;
(136) 
thence northerly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 340 feet more or less to a point;
(137) 
thence easterly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 50 feet more or less to a point;
(138) 
thence northerly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 400 feet more or less to a point;
(139) 
thence westerly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 120 feet more or less to a point;
(140) 
thence northerly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 1,270 feet more or less to a point;
(141) 
thence westerly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 170 feet more or less to a point;
(142) 
thence northerly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 90 feet more or less to a point;
(143) 
thence easterly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 38 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of East Park Drive;
(144) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of East Park Drive a distance of 309 feet more or less to a point;
(145) 
thence westerly through SBL 65.11-1-1.111, a distance of 430 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.07-3-3;
(146) 
thence westerly a distance of 482 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.07-3-1.1;
(147) 
thence westerly a distance of 98 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.07-4-5;
(148) 
thence westerly a distance of 653 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.07-4-3;
(149) 
thence westerly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.41-1-11 a distance of 5 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the westerly corner of SBL 65.41-1-21;
(150) 
thence southwesterly a distance of 613 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the westerly corner of SBL 65.41-1-21;
(151) 
thence westerly a distance of 27 feet more or less to a point on the southerly boundary of 65.41-1-22;
(152) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 65.41-1-22 a distance of 122 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the westerly corner of SBL 65.41-1-22;
(153) 
thence northwesterly a distance of 101 feet more or less to a point, said point being the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.40-2-9;
(154) 
thence northwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.40-2-9 a distance of 138 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.40-2-9;
(155) 
thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.40-2-9 a distance of 231 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the southerly boundary of SBL 65.07-5-5;
(156) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.07-5-5 a distance of 206 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.07-5-5;
(157) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.07-5-2.1 a distance of 497 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.07-5-2.1;
(158) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.07-5-1 a distance of 217 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.07-5-1;
(159) 
thence southwesterly a distance of 90 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.06-4-5;
(160) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.06-4-5 a distance of 304 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.06-4-5;
(161) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.06-4-5 a distance of 47 feet more or less to a point;
(162) 
thence easterly on the westerly boundary of SBL 65.06-4-5 a distance of 23 feet more or less to a point;
(163) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.06-4-5 a distance of 141 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.06-4-5;
(164) 
thence northerly a distance of 149 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southerly corner of SBL 65.06-5-1.1 and a point of intersection with the easterly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-190);
(165) 
thence northwesterly along the easterly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-190) a distance of 1,810 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.18-1-25.2;
(166) 
thence northwesterly along the boundary of SBL 52.18-1-25.2 a distance of 426 feet more or less to a point;
(167) 
thence northerly along the boundary of SBL 52.18-1-25.2 a distance of 600 feet more or less to a point;
(168) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 52.18-1-25.2 a distance of 400 feet more or less to a point;
(169) 
thence northerly 90 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-8;
(170) 
thence northwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.18-2-8 a distance of 188 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290);
(171) 
thence northeasterly along the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 865 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-6;
(172) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.18-2-6 a distance of 376 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-5;
(173) 
thence easterly a distance of 824 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-2;
(174) 
thence southwesterly along the boundary of SBL 52.18-2-2 a distance of 47 feet to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-21;
(175) 
thence southeasterly along the boundary of SBL 52.18-2-2 a distance of 182 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-22;
(176) 
thence southwesterly along the boundary of 52.18-2-2 a distance of 256 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-2 and a point of intersection with the northerly boundary of Ensminger Road;
(177) 
thence southwesterly a distance of 111 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.18-1-31;
(178) 
thence southwesterly a distance of 1,456 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.06-3-33;
(179) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.06-3-11 a distance of 163 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.06-3-11 and a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Two Mile Creek Road;
(180) 
thence southeasterly along the westerly boundary of Two Mile Creek Road a distance of 1,058 feet more or less to a point;
(181) 
thence easterly a distance of 68 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly boundary of SBL 65.07-1-1;
(182) 
thence easterly a distance of 590 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.07-1-5.1;
(183) 
thence southerly a distance of 138 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.07-1-7;
(184) 
thence southerly a distance of 100 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.07-5-5 and a point of intersection with the southerly boundary of Grand Island Boulevard;
(185) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of Grand Island Boulevard a distance of 529 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.07-5-6.1;
(186) 
thence easterly a distance of 185 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.07-4-2 and a point of intersection with the southerly boundary of Sheridan Drive;
(187) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of Sheridan Drive a distance of 1,716 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the western boundary of East Park Drive;
(188) 
thence easterly a distance of 65 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.12-1-4;
(189) 
thence northerly a distance of 100 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.34-5-12;
(190) 
thence northwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.34-5-12 a distance of 120 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.34-5-12;
(191) 
thence easterly a distance of 663 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.34-5-10;
(192) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 65.34-5-10 a distance of 25 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.34-5-9;
(193) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.34-5-9 a distance of 78 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.34-5-9;
(194) 
thence easterly a distance of 60 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.35-1-1;
(195) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.35-1-1 a distance of 122 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.35-1-1;
(196) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 65.35-1-1 a distance of 90 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.35-1-1 and a point of intersection with the northerly boundary of Sheridan Drive;
(197) 
thence southerly a distance of 100 feet more or less to a point of intersection with the southerly boundary of Sheridan Drive;
(198) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of Sheridan Drive a distance of 1,074 feet as extended to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.12-1-18.1;
(199) 
thence northeasterly a distance of 1,138 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.28-1-1;
(200) 
thence westerly a distance of 132 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 65.27-1-3;
(201) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 65.27-1-3 a distance of 1,182 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 65.27-1-3;
(202) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 65.27-1-3 a distance of 446 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 65.27-1-3;
(203) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 65.27-1-3 a distance of 1,272 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.27-1-3;
(204) 
thence easterly a distance of 131 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 65.27-1-5;
(205) 
thence northeasterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.84-2-1.11 a distance of 535 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.84-2-1.11;
(206) 
thence northeasterly along the westerly boundary of 52.82-2-2 a distance of 547 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.82-2-2;
(207) 
thence northeasterly a distance of 126 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.20-2-5;
(208) 
thence northeasterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.20-2-5 a distance of 206 feet more or less to a point;
(209) 
thence westerly a distance of 132 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.20-2-6.11;
(210) 
thence northwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.20-2-6.11 a distance of 176 feet more or less to a point;
(211) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.20-2-6.11 a distance of 501 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.20-2-6.11 and a point of intersection with the easterly boundary of Milens Road;
(212) 
thence northerly along the easterly boundary of Milens Road a distance of 62 feet more or less to a point;
(213) 
thence westerly a distance of 66 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.20-1-2 and a point of intersection with the westerly boundary of Milens Road;
(214) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 52.20-1-2 a distance of 436 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.20-1-2;
(215) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.20-1-2 a distance of 251 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.20-1-2;
(216) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.20-1-2 a distance of 437 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.20-1-2;
(217) 
thence westerly a distance of 1,359 feet to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.19-3-2;
(218) 
thence southerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.19-3-2 a distance of 445 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.19-3-2 and a point of intersection with the northerly boundary of Ensminger Road;
(219) 
thence westerly along the northerly boundary of Ensminger Road a distance of 549 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.19-3-5.11;
(220) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.19-3-5.11 a distance of 813 feet more or less as extended to a point of intersection on the southerly boundary of SBL 52.15-1-13.11;
(221) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.15-1-13.11 a distance of 323 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.15-1-13.11 and a point of intersection with the easterly boundary of East Park Drive;
(222) 
thence northerly along the easterly boundary of East Park Drive a distance of 857 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly corner of SBL 52.15-1-4.11 and a point of intersection on the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290);
(223) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 3,520 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.16-2-10;
(224) 
thence northeasterly a distance of 317 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.16-1-4 and a point of intersection with the northerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290);
(225) 
thence westerly along the northerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 7,950 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 52.18-2-30;
(226) 
thence westerly along the boundary of SBL 52.18-2-28.21 a distance of 750 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the westerly corner of SBL 52.18-2-28.21;
(227) 
thence northeasterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.14-2-2 a distance of 2,640 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 52.14-1-1.12;
(228) 
thence northerly a distance of 113 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of 52.15-3-3;
(229) 
thence northerly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.15-3-3 a distance of 430 feet more or less as extended to a point on the southerly boundary of SBL 52.05-1-6;
(230) 
thence southwesterly along the southerly boundary of SBL 52.05-1-6 a distance 1,080 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 52.05-1-6;
(231) 
thence northwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 52.05-1-6 a distance of 4,600 feet more or less to a point, said point being the northwesterly corner of SBL 520.05-1-6 and the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING.
Containing 1,230.2 (+/-) acres.
B. 
Contiguous Area 2. Contiguous Area 2 shall be defined by the following metes-and-bounds description:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND situate in the Town of Tonawanda, County of Erie and State of New York being part of Farm Lot 35 of Township 12, Range 8 and more particularly bounded as described as follows:
BEGINNING at a point on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.14-2-3.11, said point also being on the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290);
(1) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 855 feet more or less to a point;
(2) 
thence southerly along the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 31 feet more or less to a point;
(3) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 912 feet more or less to a point;
(4) 
thence northerly along the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 27 feet more or less to a point;
(5) 
thence easterly along the southerly boundary of the New York State Thruway (I-290) a distance of 442 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-2;
(6) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-2 a distance of 115 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northwesterly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-4.122;
(7) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-4.122 a distance of 496 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.15-1-4.122;
(8) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-4.122 a distance of 736 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 53.15-1-4.122;
(9) 
thence easterly along the northerly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-4.121 a distance of 789 feet more or less, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.15-1-4.121;
(10) 
thence southerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-4.121 a distance of 180 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southeasterly corner of SBL 53.15-1-4.121;
(11) 
thence westerly along the southerly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-4.121 a distance of 944 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the southwesterly corner of SBL 53.15-1-4.121;
(12) 
thence northwesterly along the westerly boundary of SBL 53.15-1-4.121 a distance of 59 feet to a point;
(13) 
thence westerly a distance of 2,457 feet more or less to a point, said point being the southeasterly corner of SBL 53.14-2-3.11;
(14) 
thence northerly along the easterly boundary of SBL 53.14-2-3.11 a distance of 456 feet more or less to a point, said point being on the northeasterly corner of SBL 53.14-2-3.11 and the PLACE AND POINT OF BEGINNING.
Containing 44 (+/-) acres.

§ 6A-4 Local Empire Zone Administrative Board.

A. 
The composition of the Local Empire Zone Administrative Board shall be as follows:
(1) 
The Supervisor of the Town of Tonawanda.
(2) 
A representative of the Town Board of the Town of Tonawanda.
(3) 
Director of the Town of Tonawanda Department of Community Development.
(4) 
The President of the Town of Tonawanda Development Corporation as a representative of local business.
(5) 
A representative of the banking/financial community of Western New York.
(6) 
A representative of organized labor.
(7) 
A representative of the residents located within the proposed zone boundaries.
(8) 
A representative of community organizations.
(9) 
A representative of local educational institutions.
(10) 
A representative of a job training organization.
(11) 
The Mayor of the City of Tonawanda.
[Added 4-8-2002 by L.L. No. 2-2002]
B. 
The Supervisor of the Town of Tonawanda is hereby designated to serve as the Chairman of the Local Empire Zone Administrative Board, and said Board shall have such powers and duties as authorized by the New York State General Municipal Law, Article 18-B.

§ 6A-5 Regionally significant projects.

[Added 9-26-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
A. 
GFD LLC.
(1) 
GFD LLC is a recently formed New York limited-liability company that has proposed purchasing five contiguous parcels on Milens Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda.
(2) 
The GFD Project ("project") is defined as an investment of $14.5 million ($6.5 million in land and building acquisition, $2 million in building upgrades and expansion and $6 million in equipment), and the creation of approximately 93 jobs over a two-year period to manufacture products for the automotive industry.
(3) 
The Empire Zone Administrative Board of the Town of Tonawanda has determined that the project is eligible for Empire Zone benefits as a regionally significant project under § 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(4) 
It is, therefore, the desire of this Town Board to sponsor the proposed GFD Project as a regionally significant project, said project to include lands defined by SBL 52.16-2-11.11 (145 Milens Road), SBL 52.16-2-11.12 (155 Milens Road) and SBL 52.20-2-6.11 (55 Milens Road).
(5) 
The Town of Tonawanda Town Board requests that the New York State Commissioner of Economic Development approve this addition to the Town of Tonawanda Empire Zone as described in this chapter.
B. 
Vanocur Refractories.
[Added 8-28-2006 by L.L. No. 8-2006]
(1) 
Vanocur Refractories is a start-up company that has proposed leasing space in a building located at 3937 River Road in the Town of Tonawanda.
(2) 
The Vanocur Refractories Project ("Project") is defined as an investment of $225,000 in building improvements, $500,000 in equipment, and the creation of 50 jobs over a five-year period to commercialize new technology that will lower the cost of repairing coke oven batteries.
(3) 
The building owner, Braxner LLC, has invested approximately $1,000,000 to purchase and renovate the 219,000 square foot building that had been abandoned after its former owner, Sivaco, declared bankruptcy three years ago.
(4) 
Representatives of Vanocur Refractories have stated that access to Empire Zone benefits is a critical factor in the company's decision to implement the Project in the Town of Tonawanda rather than a facility in Erie, Pennsylvania.
(5) 
The New York State Department of Economic Development has determined that the Project is eligible for Empire Zone benefits as a regionally significant project under § 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(6) 
The Empire Zone Administrative Board of the Town of Tonawanda has determined that the Project is eligible for Empire Zone benefits as a regionally significant project under § 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(7) 
It is, therefore, the desire of this Town Board to approve the allocation of zone lands for the proposed Vanocur Refractories Project for a regionally significant project as determined by the Empire Zone Administrative Board and the New York State Department of Economic Development Law, said zone lands defined as:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND situate under the Braxner Building in the Town of Tonawanda, County of Erie and State of New York, being part of Lot No. 97 of the New York State Reservation and more particularly described as follows:
BEGINNING at a point in the center of River Road 913.11 feet north of the southerly line of the lands conveyed to Wickwire Spencer Steel Company by said document recorded in said Clerk's Office in Liber 1536 of Deeds at page 196, as measured along aforesaid center line; thence northeasterly at an interior angle of 91'54'00", a distance of 55.18 feet to northwest corner of said building; thence continuing northeasterly a distance of 50.05 feet; thence northwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 11.10 feet; thence northeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 13.60 feet; thence southeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 11.10 feet; thence northeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 202.75 feet; thence southeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 118.90 feet; thence northeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 60.00 feet; thence northwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 81.50 feet; thence northeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 120.15 feet; thence northwesterly at an external angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 19.65 feet; thence northeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 50.23 feet to the northeast corner of said building; thence southeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 194.20 feet; thence northeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 10.00 feet; thence southeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 5.55 feet; thence northeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 25.40 feet; thence southeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 60.00 feet; thence southwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 35.32 feet; thence southeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 40.00 feet to the southeast corner of said building; thence southwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 109.20 feet; thence southeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 50.06 feet; thence southwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 18.00 feet; thence northwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 15.08 feet; thence southwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 43.05 feet; thence northwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 6.76 feet; thence southwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 95.10 feet; thence southeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 41.96 feet; thence northeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 27.60 feet; thence southeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 27.30 feet; thence southwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 138.95 feet; thence southeasterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 60.13 feet; thence southwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 55.37 feet; thence northwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 60.00 feet; thence southwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 40.83 feet to the southwest corner of said building; thence northwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 61.40 feet; thence southwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 14.00 feet; thence northwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 59.32 feet; thence northeasterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 14.00 feet; thence northwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 138.90 feet; thence southwesterly at an exterior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 22.23 feet; thence northwesterly at an interior angle of 90°00'00", a distance of 121.80 feet back to the point of the northwest corner of said building.
(8) 
The Town of Tonawanda Town Board requests that the New York State Commissioner of Economic Development approve this addition to the Town of Tonawanda Empire Zone as described in this chapter.
C. 
GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc.
[Added 10-19-2009 by L.L. No. 2-2009]
(1) 
GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc., is a start-up company that has proposed leasing space in an existing building located at 300 Crosspoint Parkway in the Town of Amherst.
(2) 
The GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc., Project ("project"') is defined as an investment of $2.4 million in equipment and the creation of 325 jobs over a three-year period to market and service insurance products.
(3) 
Representatives of GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc., have stated that access to Empire Zone benefits is a critical factor in the company's decision to implement the project in the Town of Amherst rather than a facility in Fredericksburg, Maryland.
(4) 
The New York State Department of Economic Development has determined that the project is eligible as a regionally significant project under § 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(5) 
The Empire Zone Administrative Board of the Town of Tonawanda has determined that the project is eligible as a regionally significant project under § 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(6) 
It is, therefore, the desire of this Town Board to approve the allocation of zone lands for the proposed GEICO Project for a regionally significant project as determined by the Empire Zone Administrative Board and the New York State Department of Economic Development Law, said zone lands defined as:
All that tract or parcel of land situate in the Town of Amherst, County of Erie and State of New York, being part of Lot 59 and Lot 65, Township 12, Range 7 and Lot 52, Township 13, Range 7 of the Holland Land Company's Survey, being bounded and described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the west line of said Lot 59, said point being 2823.44 feet northerly as measured along said west line of Lot 59 from the northerly line of map 276 parcel 309 of lands appropriated by the People of the State of New York for the Lockport Expressway, Section 2, Ellicott Creek to North French Road, said north line of map 276 parcel 309 also being the north line of North French Road; thence, N 87° 41' 26" W, a distance of 261.12 feet to a point, said point being on the east line of lands of Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation by deed filed in the Erie County Clerk's Office in Liber 1016 of Deeds at Page 313; thence, N 0° 18' 34" E, along the east line of Niagara Mohawk Lands, a distance of 125.94 feet to a point; thence N 2° 02' 26" W, along the east line of Niagara Mohawk Lands, a distance of 283.27 feet to a point, said point being the intersection of the east line of lands of Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation with the southeast line of Lockport Expressway Extension Buffalo - Millersport I-990; thence, along a curve to the right, having a radius of 3,469.72 feet and an arc length of 1069.93 feet with a chord bearing N 55° 29' 44" E to a point; thence, S 43° 57' 23" E, a distance of 334.02 feet to a point; thence, S 1° 04' 12" W, a distance of 577.95 feet to a point on the north line of Crosspoint Parkway by deed filed in the Erie County Clerk's Office in Liber 10927 of Deeds at page 1560; thence, along the northerly right-of-way of Crosspoint Parkway, along a curve to the left having a radius of 470.00 feet, an arc length of 787.54 feet with a chord bearing S 32° 17' 24" W to a point; thence N 89° 43' 03" W a distance of 457.67 feet to a point; thence N 0° 16' 57" E a distance of 383.37 feet to the point or place of beginning; containing 22.884 acres of land, more or less.
(7) 
The Town of Tonawanda Town Board requests that the New York State Commissioner of Economic Development approve this addition to the Town of Tonawanda Empire Zone as described in this chapter.
D. 
Life Technologies Corporation.
[Added 5-17-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010]
(1) 
Life Technologies Corporation has proposed an expansion of its existing manufacturing and R&D operations located at 3175 Staley Road in the Town of Grand Island.
(2) 
The Life Technologies Project ("project") is defined as an investment of $16.1 million in equipment, new construction and renovations, and the creation of 40 or more jobs over a three-year period to manufacture products that serve the biomedical industry.
(3) 
Representatives of Life Technologies Corporation have stated that access to Empire Zone benefits is a critical factor in the company's decision to implement the project in the Town of Grand Island rather than corporate facilities in California, Maryland, New Zealand or Scotland.
(4) 
The New York State Department of Economic Development has determined that the project is eligible as a regionally significant project under § 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(5) 
The Empire Zone Administrative Board of the Town of Tonawanda has determined that the project is eligible as a regionally significant project under Section 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(6) 
It is, therefore, the desire of this Town Board to approve the allocation of zone lands for the proposed Life Technologies Project for a regionally significant project as determined by the Empire Zone Administrative Board and the New York State Department of Economic Development Law, said zone lands defined as SBL 36.00-4-31 and SBL 50.00-1-16, containing 70 acres of land, more or less.
(7) 
The Town of Tonawanda Town Board requests that the New York State Empire Zone Designation Board (EZDB) approve this addition to the Town of Tonawanda Empire Zone as described in this section.
E. 
Northwinds Biodiesel, LLC.
[Added 5-17-2010 by L.L. No. 3-2010]
(1) 
Northwinds Biodiesel, LLC has proposed the construction of a new manufacturing facility located at 700 Grand Island Boulevard in the Town of Tonawanda.
(2) 
The Northwinds Biodiesel Project ("project") is defined as an investment of $45.5 million in new construction, production equipment and office equipment, and the creation of 37 or more jobs over a three-year period to manufacture biodiesel fuel.
(3) 
Representatives of Northwinds Biodiesel, LLC have stated that access to Empire Zone benefits is a critical factor in the company's decision to implement the project in the Town of Tonawanda rather than sites in Connecticut, Massachusetts, or Rhode Island.
(4) 
The New York State Department of Economic Development has determined that the project is eligible as a regionally significant project under Section 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(5) 
The Empire Zone Administrative Board of the Town of Tonawanda has determined that the project is eligible as a regionally significant project under Section 957(d)(i) of the General Municipal Law.
(6) 
It is, therefore, the desire of this Town Board to approve the allocation of zone lands for the proposed Northwinds Biodiesel Project for a regionally significant project as determined by the Empire Zone Administrative Board and the New York State Department of Economic Development Law, said zone lands defined as SBL 52.17-2-1, containing 27.95 acres of land, more or less.
(7) 
The Town of Tonawanda Town Board requests that the New York State Empire Zone Designation Board (EZDB) approve this addition to the Town of Tonawanda Empire Zone as described in this section.