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County Legislators Approve Leasing County Owned Land For Solar Development

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During the Cortland County Legislative session for the month of April on Thursday, Legislators voted unanimously to enter into a lease of county owned property at the Cortland County Airport with Abundant Solar Power, Inc.


The lease agreement will be for a term of 29 years broken out into three “terms” the first will be for two years and designated as the development term followed by another 2-year term designated as the construction term followed by a 25-year term the county will title the operations term.

The county says they have legal authority to lease the land after a determination the property is no longer needed for public use and may lease the property for longer than the limit of 5 years if the county authorizes a local law allowing the long term lease.

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