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Town of Orchard Park Awarded $45K

February 7, 2020 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

February 7, 2020

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Orchard Park was awarded $45,000 for a Sewer District Consolidation Study. This is the initial step in consolidating the Town’s twenty-three sewer districts into one.

This funding was secured through the NYS Department of State – Local Citizens Reorganization Empowerment Grant Program.

Village of Brockport Awarded $140,000

December 20, 2019 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 20, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport was awarded $140,000 to make improvements to its existing Welcome Center located on the Erie Canalway at 11 Water Street. The Village will build a permanent 30′ x 20′ electrically-equipped pavilion for performances and gatherings at the Canal front, additional lighting and signage. They will also   purchase and install a BoardSafe adaptive dock and launch which will enable those in wheelchairs to independently launch a kayak.

This funding was secured through the NYS Canal Corporation.

Village of Depew Awarded $99,375

December 12, 2019 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 12, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Depew received $99,375 to replace 1,960 linear feet of deteriorating sidewalks thereby eliminating safety hazards. The Village of Depew is committed to make its neighborhood more livable by ensuring that people can get safely where they need to go via an updated sidewalk network.

This funding was secured through the Erie County CDBG Program.

Bread of Life Outreach Center Awarded $100,000

December 12, 2019 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 12, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Colden, Bread of Life Outreach Center was awarded $100,000 to make improvements to their Food Pantry, including new electrical upgrades, replacement of refrigerators/freezers, furnace, and roof, new back-up power generator and demolition of the building next door to allow for food pantry expansion.

This funding was secured through the Erie County CDBG 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.

Village of Lancaster Awarded $2.5 Million

October 12, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

October 12, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that with our assistance the Village of Lancaster was one of four WNY communities selected to receive a $2.5 Million DRI/WNY Smart Growth Community Grant. These grants support projects that utilize existing infrastructure to encourage and promote walkable communities and sustainable development.

This funding was secured through the Regional Economic Development Council – WNY Downtown Revitalization Initiative and Smart Growth Community Fund.

Town of East Bloomfield Awarded $300K

April 24, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of East Bloomfield was awarded $300,000 for renovations to the Legion Building in Veterans Park.

This funding was secured through the State and Municipal Facilities Program.

Village of Holley Awarded $165K

February 1, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

February 1, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Holley was awarded a Brownfield Opportunity Area Step 2 grant in the amount of $165,600.

This funding was secured through the New York State Department of State Brownfield Opportunity Areas Program.  This program provides revitalization strategies to transform blighted properties in urban areas into community assets and catalysts for neighborhood-wide revitalization.

$761,603 In Consolidated Funding Awards

December 13, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 13, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc.is pleased to announce that through our services grant funding in the amount of $761,603 was secured in the 2017 NYS Consolidated Funding Application – Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Individual Client Awards:

Town of Urbana was awarded a $683,603 Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Implementation Grant through the NYS Office of Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation.

Village of Lancaster was awarded $56,000 to conduct a Sewer System Evaluation Survey and create a Corrective Action Plan through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Village of Lancaster was awarded $22,000 to conduct an Extreme Weather Vulnerability Assessment to address flooding and increased snowfall through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Town of Orchard Park Awarded $500K

October 18, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

October 18, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Orchard Park was awarded $500,000 toward construction of their new Multi-Generational Community Center. This complex will offer space and activities for children, young adults, families and seniors all under one roof.

This funding was secured through the State and Municipal Facilities Program.