Senator Young: Livingston and Allegany County Got Lots Of Regional Economical Council $

December 19, 2018

ALBANY, NY – From State Senator Cathy Young:

“New jobs, greater economic opportunities and a richer quality of life will be the outcome of the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) awards announced today. These winning proposals encompass a diverse spectrum of projects, from infrastructure upgrades to manufacturing investment to historic preservation and beyond. Yet, what they share is a common belief in a bright future for the Southern Tier and Livingston County and a certainty that our people are our greatest asset,” said Senator Catharine Young.

Allegany County projects that received funding include:

· $625,000 for Alfred Technology Resources DBA to provide new programming aimed at fostering entrepreneurship;

· $78,984 for the Allegany County Soil and Water Conservation District to construct a permanent salt storage facility for the Town of
Granger;

· $700,000 for Ninos Tile to develop a vacant lot at 3 North Main Street and transform it into a five-floor, multi-use facility with
commercial space and market rate apartments;

· $20,100 for the Nature Conservancy to develop construction planning documents for trail upgrades at the Moss Lake Preserve in
Caneadea;

· $30,000 for the Town of Caneadea to complete an engineering report evaluating the most efficient, cost-effective solution for
disinfecting wastewater treatment plant effluent;

· $8,200 for the Town of Friendship to conduct a study of an effluent wastewater mechanical screening facility for the wastewater
treatment plant;

· $30,000 for the Village of Bolivar to complete an engineering study to evaluate the existing sanitary sewer collection system and
identify improvements;

· $476,025 for the Village of Bolivar to install an ultraviolet disinfection system at its wastewater treatment facility;

· $456,750 for the Village of Cuba Main Street Revitalization Project; and

· $540,000 for the Village of Wellsville to install an ultraviolet disinfection system at their wastewater treatment plant.

Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara will share funding for the following projects:

· $75,000 for Young Audiences of Western New York to hire student apprentices to
work with a Master Teaching Artists to boost creativity and learn essential career skills.

Livingston County projects that received funding include:

· $20,000 for Livingston County Development Corporation to create design guidelines for Livingston County;

· $767,250 for Livingston County Water & Sewer Authority to install new UV disinfection equipment at the Lakeville wastewater
treatment facility;

· $20,000 for Livingston County IDA to conduct a market feasibility and financial analysis study to assist in attracting a hotel/resort off
Exit 4 on I-390 in Dansville;

· $167,373 for the Town of Livonia to replace two culverts and reconfigure the dam at Conesus Lake outlet;

· $113,468 for the Town of Livonia to restore and stabilize 320 feet of the eastern Conesus Lake shoreline; and

· $30,000 for the Village of Nunda to complete an engineering report evaluating disinfection alternatives at the wastewater treatment
plant.