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Village of Brockport Awarded $6K

September 1, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

September 1, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport was awarded $6,500 to undertake an Intensive Level Historic Resources Survey of properties on the Village’s west side, to submit, for State/National Registers listing, any historic district identified in this area.

This funding was secured through the NYS Office of Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation.

Town/Village of East Rochester Awarded $1,500

May 17, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

May 17, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town/Village of East Rochester was awarded $1,500 to purchase computer equipment that will be used to organize, inventory, and maintain a computerized database of historical artifacts donated to the village.

This funding was secured through the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

Village of Lancaster Awarded $2,188

April 21, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

April 21, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Lancaster was awarded $2,188 to install two 2’X3’ National Register Markers identifying the Broadway and Central Avenue Historic Districts.

This funding was secured through the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.

Village of Albion Awarded $1,500

December 28, 2015 by Heather Milone in Latest News

December 28, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Albion was awarded $1,500 to complete a ‘Condition Report’ of the slate roof for the Mt. Albion Cemetery Chapel.

This funding was secured through the Landmark Society.

$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.

 

Village of Brockport Awarded $1K

October 16, 2015 by Heather Milone in Latest News

October 16, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport was awarded $1,000 in support of preserving significant Village of Brockport historic photographs dating from the 19th and 20th Centuries. The collection is housed in the Emily L. Knapp Museum and Library of Local History.

This funding was secured through the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

Buffalo Religious Arts Center Awarded $1K

November 14, 2014 by Heather Milone in Latest News

November 14, 2014

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo Religious Arts Center was awarded $1,000 in operating support from the Give for Greatness and Lawyers for the Arts Programs.

This funding was secured through the Arts Services Initiative of WNY, Inc.

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.

Buffalo Religious Arts Center Awarded $3K

January 3, 2014 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded

January 3, 2014

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo Religious Arts Center was awarded $3,750 to help with their Informational Book Project.  Much of the art and iconography that the Buffalo Religious Arts Center seeks to preserve is tied to the story of immigrants that came to the Buffalo area with a rich heritage of traditions from their own backgrounds.

This funding was secured through the M&T Charitable Foundation.

$365,776 Awarded in NYS Consolidated Funding Applications

December 11, 2013 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 11, 2013

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services grant funding in the amount of $365,776 was secured in the third round of the in NYS Consolidated Funding Application – Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

 Awards through the services of J. O’Connell & Associates include:

The Village of Brockport was awarded $200,000 for a Main Street Revitalization Project to assist the owners of mixed-use buildings to complete renovations.  The proposed projects include restoration of weathered, crumbling facades; new roofs, windows, doors, and awnings; and residential improvements. Streetscape improvements will include the placement of attractive Victorian-style cast iron trash receptacles.

This funding was secured through New York State Office of Community Renewal – New York Main Street Program.

 

The Village of Lancaster was awarded $100,000 to implement the Downtown Lancaster Revitalization Program (DLRP), a façade, building renovation, and streetscape enhancement program in the Village’s Historic Preservation District.  Proposed projects in this program involve critical repairs necessary to sustain these historic structures and prevent them from deteriorating further, including: new roofs, brick work, window restoration, painting, signage and façade improvements.                               

This funding was secured through New York State Office of Community Renewal – New York Main Street Program.

 

The Village of Holley was awarded $65,776 for the Holley Canal Park Improvement Project.  Canal Park is a 48-acre municipal park established in 2001 which is heavily used by residents, boaters, bicyclists, and visitors to Holley’s annual events.  Project activities include improvements to the gazebo, pavilions, stone paths, as well as tree planting, installation of grills and picnic tables, fire pits, and purchase of equipment to maintain Canal Park. 

This funding was secured through the New York State Canal Corporation.