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Town of Somers Awarded $35K

April 30, 2021 by Heather Milone in Latest News

April 30, 2021

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Somers was awarded a $35,000 Urban and Community Forestry Grant to conduct a Tree Inventory and develop a Management Plan.

This funding was secured through the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Town of Orchard Park Awarded $33K

April 30, 2021 by Heather Milone in Latest News

April 30, 2021

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Orchard Park was awarded a $33,038 Urban and Community Forestry Grant to conduct a Tree Inventory and develop a Management Plan.

This funding was secured through the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Town of Macedon Awarded $11K

June 14, 2019 by Heather Milone in Latest News

June 14, 2019

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Macedon was awarded $11,133 to eradicate invasive plant species on the Butterfly Trail at Canal Park.

This funding was secured through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation – Terrestrial and AIS Rapid Response & Control 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.

$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.

Village of Albion Awarded $38K

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 Albion was awarded $38,260 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.

Town/Village of East Rochester Awarded $13K

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 Town/Village of East Rochester was awarded $13,270 to plant 24 trees throughout the Town/Village and park.

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

Village of Brockport Awarded $13K

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 Brockport was awarded $13,630 to plant 27 trees in the Village and Corbett Park.

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

Town of Somers Awarded $50K

August 16, 2018 by Heather Milone in Latest News

August 16, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Somers was awarded $50,000 for the purchase of two clean energy vehicles to add to the town’s fleet.

This funding was secured through the NYSERDA – Clean Energy Communities Grant.