Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is happy to announce the passage of laws he authored (A07590A) to permit the City of Yorktown to lease city property for a renewable power challenge. Particularly, this transformation will allow the city to lease a portion of land on the Granite Knolls Sports activities & Recreation Advanced to HESP Photo voltaic for the development of a photo voltaic cover, power storage system, and 4 electrical vehicle-charging stations.
“The passage of this invoice is the results of a variety of laborious work from our colleagues in native and state authorities,” stated Byrne. “By passing this enabling laws, we’re in a position to help this essential challenge with each the city and HESP Photo voltaic, offering nice potential to positively serve the city and its residents financially and environmentally for years to return.”
City of Yorktown Supervisor Matthew Slater added, “This laws permits Yorktown to proceed with a milestone renewable power challenge at our Granite Knolls Sports activities Advanced. This challenge with HESP will serve the setting by putting in a photo voltaic power cover, battery storage and electrical car prices all of which is able to generate crucial income for our Parks and Recreation Division with out placing the burden on native taxpayers. We thank our companions on the State degree for making this occur.”
Since becoming a member of the New York State Meeting in 2017, Assemblyman Byrne has launched and handed 21 payments, all with sweeping bipartisan help. Sixteen of which have already been signed into regulation by the governor.
The Senate model of this invoice (S06553), carried by Senator Peter Harckham, handed the Senate earlier this 12 months and now awaits the signature of Governor Cuomo to turn into regulation.