Some 800 million dollars in state help will be going out to the 10 Regional Economic Development Councils this year. At Wednesday’s awards ceremony in Albany, the Finger Lakes won 63.9 million dollars, and the Southern Tier 67.3 million.
Some of the local projects awarded funding include the village of Dundee receiving around 1.35-MILLION dollars to implement a new stormwater management system along the downtown corridor and to complete an engineering report to study inflow and infiltration to identify and isolate areas within the gravity collection system that are excessive sources of inflow and infiltration.
300-THOUSAND dollars will go to the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center to be used towards the renovation of mixed use buildings located in the village of Penn Yan’s historic downtown.
Schuyler County will receive 1.3-MILLION dollars to implement projects to enhance the Seneca Lake waterfront in Watkins Glen. Projects will include design and construction of a four-season pavilion, including restrooms and a commercial grade kitchen in Clute Park and preparation of a Reuse Feasibility Study to explore options for redevelopment of the soon to be decommissioned lakefront waste Water Treatment Plant.
The complete list of awards is available here.