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Town of Somers Awarded $3K

March 1, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

March 1, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Somers was awarded a $3,000 Technical Assistance Grant to conduct a building condition survey of the Elephant Hotel. This Federal style building, constructed in the early 1820’s, is designated as a National Historic Landmark and is currently occupied by the Somers Town Hall on the first two floors, and the Somers Historical Society on the third floor.

This funding was secured through the Preservation League of NYS.

Cattaraugus-Little Valley CSD Awarded $2K

March 1, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

March 1, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Cattaraugus-Little Valley CSD was awarded $2,089 to purchase Lego® Education WeDo kits to be used in elementary STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) classes, extracurricular elementary robotics classes and middle school Lego League club and competitions.

This funding was secured through Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant Program.

Village of Brockport’s Symphony Orchestra Awarded $1,318

February 1, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

February 1, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport’s Symphony Orchestra was awarded a $1,318 toward their ‘2019 Concert Series’ performances.

This funding was secured through the NYS Council on the Arts – Genesee Valley Arts Grant.

Cattaraugus-Little Valley CSD Awarded $1,500

January 24, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

January 24, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Cattaraugus-Little Valley CSD was awarded $1,500 to establish an active bee hive for educational study on the importance of the honey bee in our ecosystem.

This funding was secured through the Whole Kids Foundation – Bee Cause Project.

Town of Macedon Awarded $13K

January 22, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

January 22, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Macedon was awarded $13,121 for video surveillance, alarms, reception window, copy machine and file cabinets.

This funding was secured through the NYS Justice Court Assistance Program (JCAP).

Village of Brockport Awarded $4K

January 22, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

January 22, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport was awarded $4,530 for courtroom furniture items – chairs, prisoner bench, and storage cabinets.

This funding was secured through the NYS Justice Court Assistance Program (JCAP).

Franklinville CSD Awarded $4K

January 9, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

January 9, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Franklinville CSD was awarded $4,633 to purchase a 3-D printer for their STEAM Lab.

This funding was secured through Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant Program.

Village of Lancaster Awarded $201K

January 4, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Lancaster was awarded $201,215 for transportation improvements to Central Avenue, including upgrading bus stops, installing new bicycle lanes and decorative street lamps.

This funding was secured through the Erie County Community Development Block Grant – Smart Growth Fund.

$2,641,750 IN CONSOLIDATED FUNDING AWARDS

December 18, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 18, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc.is pleased to announce that through our services grant funding in the amount of $2,641,750 was secured in the 2018 NYS Consolidated Funding Application – Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Individual Client Awards:

The Village of Lancaster was awarded $1,248,150 to address needed repairs to a portion of their sanitary sewer system.  These repairs will restore the water quality of Cayuga and Plum Bottom Creeks by eliminating wastewater overflows which occur as a result of wet weather events, which in turn improves the water quality in the Niagara River/ Lake Erie watershed.

The Village of Albion was awarded $600,000 to add disinfection facilities to the existing Water Pollution Control Plant to comply with NYSDEC disinfection requirements.  The Village will implement an ultraviolet system that will ensure that the wastewater discharge into Sandy Creek watershed will be significantly safer for the environment and the community. 

AgriAmerica was awarded $498,600 was awarded to support the purchase of equipment for a revitalized former grape juice factory in Chautauqua County, the largest grape-producing county in New York.  The project will allow the company to manufacture and store different strength juices made from locally grown grapes for distribution to multiple markets.  It will result in job growth in the fruit farming, distribution, construction, and retail sectors.

The Town/Village of East Rochester was awarded $250,000 to acquire and develop 3 acres of undeveloped land into a new park.  Linden Park will feature a lodge that can be rented (40-50 people) with ADA compliant bathrooms and accessibility, and an open pavilion that can hold 60-80 people.

The Town of Macedon was awarded $45,000 to map its Municipal Separate Sewer System (MS4), giving the Town the information needed to improve its Stormwater Management Plan.  Creating a GIS database and map to track illicit discharges and resolve water-quality impairment in a timely fashion will improve water quality.

Village of Lancaster Awarded $30K

November 5, 2018 by Heather Milone in Latest News

November 5, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Lancaster was awarded $30,865 to inventory all Village trees and create a Community Forest Management Plan.

This funding was secured through the NYS – Department of Environmental Conservation – Urban Forestry Program.