Biomass forwards check for delinquent taxes to county
Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 15, 2003
SOUTH POINT- It as been a bone of contention between county officials and Biomass Energy, LLC brass for some time now - back taxes the company owed.
On Thursday, Lawrence County Commissioners officially accepted a check from Biomass for $109,125.59, the entity's outstanding tax obligation.
In a letter to the commission, Biomass Group President/CEO Murray Sinclaire said that the Biomass Group "has restructured and recapitalized and now has both the organization and the resources to prevent any further recurrence of these delinquencies."
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In the letter, Sinclaire also said that he hoped recent changes on the local "landscape" would lead to better relations between Biomass and its Lawrence County neighbors.
"We look forward to a new era of cooperation," Sinclaire wrote in the letter.
Commissioners accepted the check without comment.