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Pittsfield Councilors Petition To Have BMC Pay More In Taxes

Councilors John Krol and Helen Moon are asking Berkshire Medical Center for $1 million. The pair has filed a petition with the City Council asking for the sum through the execution of a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) agreement. Krol says the total is a quarter of what the hospital would have paid for all of its tax-exempt properties should those real estate holdings be taxes at the commercial rate.

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Lanesborough Nears New PILOT Agreement with Berkshire Wind

"The agreement itself won't change. The only thing that will is change is this schedule." — Jeff Blake

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Clarksburg Officials Bend Ear of Governor's WMass Director

"It's almost laughable. We can't grow because we have nowhere to grow. ... My biggest thing is reimbursement of PILOT." — Jeffrey Levanos

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Adams to Decide Solar Array PILOT Fee at Town Meeting

"There are actually elements in state law that will allow PILOTs for solar projects." — Tony Mazzucco

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Hancock Suing Berkshire Wind Over PILOT Payments

"We made offers to extend the contract at the same rate. They rejected the offer." — Sherman Derby