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File #: 22-0600    Version: 1 Name: 4/4/22 Sartorius IFT Certificate Application
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/5/2022 Final action: 5/5/2022
Enactment date: 5/5/2022 Enactment #: R-22-133
Title: Resolution to Approve Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate between the City of Ann Arbor and Sartorius BioAnalytical Instruments
Attachments: 1. AA A2Zero Sustainability Answers.pdf, 2. City of Ann Arbor Tax Abatement Policy, Guidelines and Criteria - December 4, 2006.pdf, 3. Detailed Report _ Redevelopment of 3784 Research Park Drive _ Impact DashBoard.pdf, 4. diversity-fact-sheet-data.pdf, 5. IFT Certificate Staff Memo.pdf, 6. SAR CO2 Emmision plan.pdf, 7. Sartorius - City-suggested Sustainability Provisions from a2zero.pdf, 8. Sartorius Economic Benefits .pdf, 9. Sartorius IFT Application Investment Schedule.pdf, 10. Sartorius Sets Ambitious CO2 reduction targets.pdf, 11. Sartorius Sustainability Efforts.pdf, 12. Sartorius_PA198_Application.pdf, 13. WLN clipping Sartorius Exemption Certificate - Public Hearing Notice continued.pdf, 14. WLN clipping Sartorius Exemption Certificate - Public Hearing Notice.pdf
Related files: 22-0347, 21-2015, 22-0481, 22-0388, 21-2268, 22-0230
Resolution to Approve Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate between the City of Ann Arbor and Sartorius BioAnalytical Instruments
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution and proposed abatement agreement to grant an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for Sartorius BioAnalytical Instruments ("Sartorius") at 3874 Research Park Drive.

Sartorius is proposing the development of a new facility will house lab processing services, manufacturing and assembly of highly technical instruments, reagents, research and development, marketing, human resources, accounting, training, and a customer visitor center. Sartorius is requesting abatement of $54,587,000 in real property improvements.

City Administration recommends approval of this abatement request based on the addition of jobs and redevelopment of a previously obsolete property, and additional criteria summarized in the attached memorandum.
Prepared by: Brett Lenart, Planning Manager
Reviewed by: Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Marti Praschan, Chief Financial Officer
Approved by: Milton Dohoney Jr., Interim City Administrator
Whereas, Pursuant to Section 5 of Public Act 198 of 1974 (the "Act"), as amended, Sartorius BioAnalytical Instruments ("Sartorius") has filed an application for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate with respect to real property improvements within Ann Arbor Industrial Development District No. 2021-001;

Whereas, Before acting on said application, the City Council held a public hearing on April 4, 2022 at the City of Ann Arbor City Hall, at 7:00 p.m., for which hearing Sartorius, the City Assessor, a representative of each of the affected taxing units and the public were each given proper notice and were afforded an opportunity to be heard on said application;

Whereas, Construction of improvements of the facility and installation of new machinery and equipment had not begun earlier than six (6) months be...

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