Chairman Nicholas Caccamo said the petition's language was not sorted out well enough, so the committee voted on it as a concept that will be sent back to the City Council with a negative recommendation.
These funds will go toward the extension of water and sewer lines along Dan Fox Drive, connecting the lines immediately to Bousquet Mountain. Though Bousquet is an immediate part of the equation, these improvements will make the area capable of handling future growth and is purposed to promote the "much needed" development.
After sending a special tax agreement and an Economic Development Fund allocation for Electro Magnetic Applications Inc. to subcommittee for consideration, the full city council cast its vote Tuesday in favor of the incentives that will help the aerospace company take off in Pittsfield.
The City Council took two swift votes Tuesday to send the possible GE fund allocation to the Subcommittee on Community and Economic Development and the special tax agreement to the Subcommittee on Finance.