NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing pursuant to Article 18-A of the New York State General Municipal Law, will be held by the Herkimer County Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) on the 24th day of August, 2022, at 8:00 AM, local time at the Schuyler Town Hall, 2090 State Route 5, Utica, NY 13 502, Town of Schuyler, in connection with the following matter:

BLOOM UTICA, LLC (the “Company”) has requested that the Agency consider undertaking a project for the benefit of the company as follows: ; (i) to provide assistance through sales tax and mortgage tax incentives for the constructing, equipping, and financing of the above described project Facility and real property tax relief in the form of a Payment in Lieu of Tax Agreement (the “Assistance”), (ii) to acquire, construct, equip, and finance the Facility or to cause the Facility to be constructed, equipped, and financed; and (iii) to lease (with an obligation to purchase) or sell the Facility to the Company or such other person as may be designated by the Company and agreed upon by the Agency.

The Facility will consist of the acquisition, construction, and equipping of a distribution facility and office space located at Drive-In Road in the Town of Schuyler, Herkimer County, State of New York, known as part of Tax Map No. 105.3-1-3.2. The Project has an estimated cost of Eight Million Seven Hundred Twenty One Thousand Six Hundred Five and 00/100 Dollars ($8,721,605.00) (the “Project Costs”).

A representative of the Agency will be present at the above-stated time to review the project application, and hear comments and accept written statements from any persons with views in favor of or opposed to either the proposed Assistance to the Company or the location or nature of the Facility.

A copy of the Application filed by the Company with the Agency with respect to the Facility, including an analysis of the costs and benefits of the Project, is available for public inspection during business hours at the offices of the Agency. A transcript or summary report of the hearing will be made available to the members of the Agency.

Additional information can be obtained from, and written comments may be addressed to John J. Piseck, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Herkimer County Industrial Development Agency, 420 E. German Street, Suite 101A, Herkimer, New York 13350; Telephone 315-866-3000.