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Village of Lancaster Awarded $200K

January 26, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

January 26, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Lancaster was awarded $200,000 in support of the BOCES Foundation Deconstruction Project, part of the revitalization of the downtown historic and central business district.

This funding was secured through NYS Empire State Development – Restore NY Program.

Town of Whitestown Awarded $1.3 Million

January 16, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

January 16, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Whitestown was awarded $1,330,000 for repair of the Utica Street Bridge over Oriskany Creek.

This funding was secured through the NYS Department of Transportation BRIDGE NY Program.

Town of Macedon Awarded $50K

December 21, 2016 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 21, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Macedon was awarded a $50,000 Citizens Re-Organization Empowerment Grant.

This funding was secured through the NYS Department of State.

$1,602,497 IN CONSOLIDATED FUNDING AWARDS

December 8, 2016 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 8, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services grant funding in the amount of $1,602,497 was secured in the Sixth Round of the NYS Consolidated Funding Application – Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Individual Client Awards:

Town of Somers was awarded $847,500 for Lake Shenorock Stormwater Improvement Project through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation – WQIP.

Village of Albion was awarded $499,605 to Rebuild Bullard Park through the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.

Town of Macedon was awarded $191,862 for Village Dissolution Implementation through the NYS Department of State.

Village of Lancaster was awarded $40,000 to complete an Updated Strategic Plan for the Central Business District through Empire State Development.

Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $23,500 for Erie Canal Programming through the NYS Council on the Arts.

Village of Spring Valley Awarded $50,000

February 16, 2016 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

February 16, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Spring Valley was awarded $50,000 in RESTORE funds for Residential Emergency Home Repairs for the Elderly.

This funding was secured through the NYS Office of Community Renewal – Housing Trust Fund Corporation.

$1,148,237 in Consolidated Funding Awards

December 17, 2015 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 17, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services grant funding in the amount of $1,148,237 was secured in the NYS Consolidated Funding Application – Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Client Awards:

Town of Urbana was awarded $410,000 for Phase I Redevelopment of Champlin Beach through Empire State Development.

Town of Somerset was awarded a $225,000 Local Government Efficiency Grant through the NYS Department of State.

Buffalo Religious Arts Center was awarded $202,237 for Historic Preservation of Former Church Building through the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.

Village of Lancaster was awarded $100,000 for a Sanitary Sewer Overflow Engineering Study through the DEC/EFC Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant Program.

Village of Sloan was awarded $100,000 for a Sanitary Sewer Overflow Engineering Study through the DEC/EFC Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant Program.

Village of Brockport was awarded $75,000 for Phase I of the Brockport Rowing and Canal Development Project through the NYS Canal Corporation

Orleans County was awarded a $36,000 Local Government Efficiency Grant through the NYS Department of State.

 

Cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy Awarded $1 Million

June 23, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy were awarded $1,000,000 in support of their Breathing Lights project.  This project will focus on urban blight by illuminating 500 available homes in the three cities for two months at the end of 2016.  Utilizing green lighting mechanisms the light’s intensity and pace will create a breathing effect and bring attention to buildings that once housed families in vibrant neighborhoods.  The Project will culminate in a regional summit addressing the issue of building vacancy.

This funding was secured through the Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Village of Lancaster Awarded $323K

February 10, 2014 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

February 10, 2014

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Lancaster was awarded $323,700 for their West Main Street Reconstruction Project.  The work done as part of this Project will be in accordance with the ‘Village’s Revitalization Strategy’ and will allow the Village to rebuild and recreate their critical business district while also reclaiming and preserving historically important buildings.  Funding will provide improved walkability, new amenities, and a new streetscape that will reflect Lancaster’s historic character and bring people into the Village for work, shopping and recreation.

This award is the first from Erie County’s Smart Growth Fund, a key initiative included in County Executive Mark Poloncarz’s Initiatives for a Smart Economy and which advances Smart Growth principles by concentrating development, preserving and reviving main streets and historic districts, and reinvesting in established areas.

Town of Gates Awarded $710K

June 19, 2013 by Heather Milone in Latest News

June 19, 2013

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Gates was awarded $710,000 through the NYDOS Local Government Performance and Efficiency Program in recognition of their Health Insurance Consolidation Project.

 

Town of Gates Awarded $710K

June 19, 2013 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded

June 19, 2013

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Gates was awarded $710,000 in recognition of the recurring financial savings they have generated through their Health Insurance Consolidation Project.  The Town was one of only 13 municipalities recognized.

 

This funding was secured through the New York State Department of State – Local Government Performance and Efficiency Program Awards (LGPEP).  A competitive program, LGPEP rewards local governments for undertaking significant and innovative actions that reduce the property tax burden confronting residents.