March 2, 2021 – 1:02pm
The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) board of directors will consider approving incentives for a $9.2 million project at its March 4, 2021 board meeting.
LandPro Equipment LLC is proposing to acquire and develop a 14-acre parcel to build a 50,000 square-foot facility for a full-service John Deere Agriculture and Turf Dealership. The facility would primarily be used for operations and training, with a portion of the facility used for retail. The project proposes to create 5 new jobs and retain approximately 60 jobs in Genesee County.
A public hearing about the project was conducted on February 25, 2021.
The GCEDC board also will consider initial applications for three community solar projects.
- Forefront Power LLC (Elba Solar) is proposing to invest $9.7 million in a community solar project on Norton Road in the town of Elba. The project will generate 5 MW of power and is projected to generate approximately $518,803 in new revenue to Genesee County, the town of Elba, and the Elba Central School District over the proposed 15-year agreement.
- Solar Liberty is proposing to invest $7.7 million in two community solar projects on Tesnow Road in the town of Pembroke. The projects will generate 4 MW and 5 MW of power and are projected to generate approximately $856,024 in new revenue to Genesee County, the town of Pembroke, and the Akron Central School District over the proposed 15-year agreement.