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Posted on: December 13, 2017

23 Projects in Chautauqua County Receive 2017 REDC Awards

 

 MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Twenty-three projects across Chautauqua County have received a total of $9,572,641 through the 2017 Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards.


The REDC initiative was established in 2011 by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. It created 10 regional councils across the state to develop long-term strategic plans for economic growth in their regions. Today, Cuomo announced the awards presented to each region and the Western New York REDC received $68.8 million for 112 projects across Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara Counties. The following funds were awarded for projects in Chautauqua County:

  • $5 million to Chautauqua County for its Sewer Extension for the West Side of Chautauqua Lake;
  • $1 million to the Town of Chautauqua for Chautauqua Heights Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant Project;
  • $1 million to the Village of Sinclairville for Water System Improvements;
  • $450,000 to the Village of Fredonia for Card Seed Company Building Renovations;
  • $382,680 to the Village of Celoron for Lucille Ball Memorial Park Improvements – Phase IV Design and Construction;
  • $313,890 to Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District for Chadakoin River Watershed – Jamestown Riverwalk Restoration;
  • $140,000 to the City of Jamestown for West 2nd Street Public Piazza and Streetscape Improvements;
  • $240,663 to the Town of Ripley for Ripley Beach Town Park Improvements Design and Construction;
  • $138,585 to the Southwestern Central School District for its Shared Fuel Station project;
  • $100,000 to Erie 2- Chautauqua – Cattaraugus BOCES for Adult Education Workforce Development;
  • $100,000 to Jamestown Renaissance Corporation for its STRIVE 2017 at 10-12 West 2nd Street;
  • $100,000 to the Village of Mayville for Mayville Chautauqua Stormwater Management Engineering Study;
  • $92,511 to Chautauqua County for the Barcelona to Chautauqua Institution Multiuse Trail Easements;
  • $87,500 to Jamestown Renaissance Corporation for its Jamestown Urban Design Plan 2.0;
  • $78,022 to Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District for Chautauqua Lake Watershed Rehabilitation --Prendergast Creek;
  • $75,000 to Young Audiences of Western New York, Inc. for Traveling the Erie Canal: 200 Years of Journeys;
  • $67,150 to New York Cider Association for Craft Beverage Agritourism Cider Week in Western NY;
  • $50,000 to the Village of Sherman its Comprehensive Assessment Sewer Study;
  • $48,000 to Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District for Chautauqua Lake Watershed Rehabilitation – South Basin Periphery;
  • $33,640 to Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District for Chautauqua Lake Watershed Rehabilitation – North Basin Periphery;
  • $30,000 to the Town of Chautauqua for Chautauqua  Heights Sewer District Inflow and Infiltration Study;
  • $30,000 to the Town of Westfield for Sanitary Sewer Collection System Planning Study Phase II; and
  • $15,000 to the Village of Falconer for its Comprehensive Plan 2017.


“These awards are more fantastic news for Chautauqua County,” said Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan. “I am especially thrilled to see all of the awards for water and sewer infrastructure that are so important to our local communities and for improving the water quality of Chautauqua Lake. Special thanks go to Governor Cuomo and the WNY REDC for their continued investment in Western New York and Chautauqua County. I congratulate all of the many grant writers and awardees who spent countless hours submitting these fantastic CFA applications. Just one more example of how Chautauqua County is on the move.”


For more information about the awards or the Regional Economic Development Councils, visit http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov .

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