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03/07/18 6:00am
03/07/2018 6:00 AM

The owners of the John Wesley Village III senior apartment complex saw their request for Riverhead Industrial Development Agency tax incentives shot down Monday.

It’s extremely rare for the IDA to issue a flat-out rejection of an application that’s gone before the group at a public hearing.  READ

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02/08/18 5:59am
02/08/2018 5:59 AM

The owners of the John Wesley Village III senior apartment complex are seeking Riverhead Industrial Development tax breaks to rehabilitate 92 affordable apartments that were built in 2003.

But a frequent critic of the IDA says the proposal doesn’t create any new permanent jobs, which is one of the criteria for IDA assistance, and doesn’t propose any new structures. He questioned why it’s even being considered for IDA assistance.  READ