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    19 Projects in Warren and Washington Counties Receive $6.5 Million in Regional Economic Development Council Awards   

    Ed Bartholomew, President of EDC Warren County, today released the breakdown of funds awarded to specific projects in Warren County and Washington County at the December 11 presentation in Albany of the Regional Economic Development Council Awards.
    Bartholomew thanked the regional representatives who serve on the Capital Region Economic Development Council for their advocacy—Omar Usmani, Bill Hart, and Christine Edgerly—and also recognized the solid support that the area has received from Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Dan Stec. 
    The funding of these projects throughout Warren County and Washington County is the result of regional cooperation with county leaders, EDC Warren County, and the Adirondack Gateway Council.
    “Thank you, Governor Cuomo,” Bartholomew said, in commending Governor Andrew Cuomo for his continued commitment in assisting the northern counties of the Capital Region.
    The projects funded in the two counties are as follows: 

    WARREN COUNTY (14 projects, nearly $6 million)


    City of Glens Falls ($4 million total)

    • $30,00 for sewer study, Ridge Street
    • $800,000 for comprehensive strategic action plan and implementation program to address regional wastewater capacity, management and infrastructure needs for Glens Falls Treatment Plant and Washington County Sewer District #2 including Towns of Moreau and Queensbury,
    • $675,000 for renovations to Glens Falls Civic Center
    • $2.5 million for $23 million project for the development of mixed-use (residential, retail, commercial) project and parking structure in downtown Glens Falls; in addition to the $500,000 received last year
    • $49,995 Crandall Library (workforce training) and $17,000 (digital film conversion)

    Warren County & Towns  ($1.9 million total)

    • Town of Bolton: $350,000 Rogers Memorial Park Improvement
    • Town of Queensbury: $60,000 assistance to Davidson Brothers on Route 9, Queensbury
    • Town of Lake George: $100,000 Route 9 Streetscape
    • Village of Lake George: $200,000 Environmental Park Signage and Water Feature
    • Town of Warrensburg: $24,000 engineering study of capacity at treatment plant
    • Warren County: $553,500 First Wilderness Heritage Corridor Plan Implementation (Hadley, Lake Luzerne, Stony Creek, and Sacandaga-Hudson Advisory Council)
    • Warren County: $100,000 WWARC Community Kitchen and Distribution Center project
    • Warren County: $482,050 Lake George Invasive Species Management and Control

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (5 projects, $505,000)

    • Warren Washington IDA: $75,000 purchase of land, GF Labels Development
    • Washington County: $195,000 for Hudson Falls Main Street revitalization program
    • Washington County: $200,000 Salem Courthouse Restoration
    • Washington County: $5,208 Slate Valley Museum Intern Program
    • Washington County Sewer District 2: $30,000 for engineering study to evaluate overflow issues

    Complete statewide report: 2013 Regional Economic Development Council Awards
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