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$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 $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.

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.

Village of Holley Awarded $1.2 Million

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

October 26, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Holley was awarded a $1,254,000 Water Grant to replace 9,050 linear feet of water main along with fire hydrants, valves, water service transfers and Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition System.

This funding was secured through the NYS EFC Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WAII) – Drinking Water Program.

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.