CFA Awards 2012

YearCountyApplicantProject TitleProject Discription (click to expand)AgencyTotal CFA AwardProject Status
2012UlsterHudson Valley Agribusiness Development CorporationHudson Valley Food HubThe Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation will
expand food processing and distribution capacity for Farm to
Table Co-packers and Hudson Valley Harvest. With additional processing equipment, cold-freezer storage and distribution
depots, the businesses will have expanded capacity to meet
the growing demand for local food from customers in NYC and
throughout the Northeast.
AG & MTKS, ESD$775,000On Track
2012DutchessDia Art foundationDia: Beacoon Outreach ProgramsDia Art Foundation will increase and expand outreach
programming offered at Dia:Beacon. Activities will be
developed to engage the public and new visitors, and include
new and ongoing education initiatives serving the City of
Beacon and regional schools, ongoing public programs
including Gallery Talks, and new and ongoing community
engagement initiatives including the Community Free Days
program.
ARTS$75,000On Track
2012Dutchess Art Institute: Poughkeepsie Youth InstituteMill Street Loft's project, 'Art Institute', which is a model
program for the nation, is an arts-based college preparedness
program for local youth living in low-income households who
wish to attend and study art in college. Since 2000, all of the
program's graduates have received financial support from
institutions of higher education. A new curriculum will be
developed to supplement the students' art portfolio work and
will create a web of support for the students, including weekly
case management and family meetings.
ARTS$60,000On Track
2012Ulster, DutchessBardavon 1869 Opera HouseThe 4 Season of the Hudson Valley FestivalThe 4 Seasons of the Hudson Valley Festival is a set of
programs that are a collaboration between Bardavon 1869
Opera House and many community members, including city
and county governments, restaurants, hotels and inns, radio,
television, and print media, train and bus lines, NYS historic
sites and parks, libraries, artists, businesses and cultural
organizations. Programs will include music, theater, comedy,
and visual arts as well as food, fireworks, a parade and street
festivals.
ARTS$150,000On Track
2012WestchesterCaramoor Center for the Music and ArtsIn the Garden of Sonic DelightsCaramoor Center for Music and the Arts will develop and
present 'In the Garden of Sonic Delights', an interactive
exhibition of ten sound artworks to be installed throughout the
90-acre campus in Katonah. The project has many partners
including Jacob Burns Film Center, Storm King and
Dia:Beacon. The partnering arts organizations will present
related programming, and offer marketing packages with area
hotels, restaurants and tour operators will be developed.
ARTS$150,000On Track
2012SullivanTown of BethelTown of Bethel Wastewater Treatment Plan Engineering StudyThe Town of Bethel will complete an engineering report
assessing upgrades to the Kauneonga Lake Wastewater
Treatment Plant.
DEC$2,400Completed
2012DutchessNubian Directions II, Inc.Pre-apprenticeship Construction TrainingNubian Directions II, Inc. of Poughkeepsie will train 62
unemployed workers in pre-apprenticeship construction,
Building Performance Institute (BPI), Building Analyst
certification, weatherization, Residential Energy Services
Network (RESNET), Home Energy Rating System (HERS)
rater certification, BPI Envelope, solar electric design and
installation, and solar thermal.
DOL$50,000Terminated
2012Oange, Ulster, DutchessPrecision Pipeline Solution, LLcOperations TrainingPrecision Pipeline Solutions, LLC of Orange, Ulster and
Dutchess Counties will provide training to 175 unemployed
workers and on-the-job training to 70 newly-hired workers in
project orientation, OSHA and first aid, underground utility
inspections, meters, Buffalo valves, CP troubleshooting,
flagging, construction, clerical skills, crew leadership and flame
ionization.
DOL$100,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012OrangeCommunity Health Center, Inc. Medical Operations TrainingCommunity Health Center, Inc. of Middletown in Orange County
will provide on-the-job training for seven newly-hired workers in
areas such as customer service, Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPPA), blood-borne pathogens,
infection control, computers/patient management systems
DOL$100,000Completed
2012OrangeHVP Farms Inc.Environmental and Agricultural TraningHVP Farms Inc. of Pine Bush in Orange County will provide on-the-job training for 40 newly-hired workers in controlled environment agriculture using hydroponic systems and renewable energy resources. DOL$100,000Terminated
2012SullivanRoyal T Ranch CorporationDistillation and Technical TrainingRoyal T Ranch Corporation of Mountain Dale in Sullivan
County will provide on-the-job training for six newly-hired
workers in distillation, chemistry, biology, math, public speaking
and customer interaction.
DOL$50,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012Sullivan, OrangePrimas Green HouseBuilding Analysis and Green TrainingPrima Home Sales dba Primas Green House of Sullivan and
Orange Counties will train 120 unemployed workers in building
analysis, envelope quality, residential building air leakage
control, manufactured housing, and multi-family housing
analysis.
DOL$13,270Terminated
2012UlsterFALA Technologies IncISO, Software and Technical TrainingFALA Technologies Inc. of Kingston will train 59 workers in
Epicor Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software, ISO
9001:2008 for quality management systems, SolidWorks
design software, Mastercam programming software, Math for
Machine Technology, Materials Science, and Mastercam
Advanced.
DOL$99,984On Track
2012UlsterSTAVO Industries, Inc. Technical Operations and Software TrainingSTAVO Industries, Inc. of Kingston will train 22 workers in
math, electrical theory and wiring, Completedprint reading, geometric
dimensioning and tolerancing, programmable logic controllers,
lean manufacturing, Six Sigma continuous improvement,
SolidWorks design software, technical writing, hydraulics,
Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash, Google analytics, GoldMine
contact management software, QuoteWerks, MasterMine, and
CompTIA Network+ network technician certification.
DOL$30,598Completed
2012UlsterWineracks.com, Inc.Operations and Software TrainingWineracks.com, Inc. of Tillson in Ulster County will train 9
workers in Adobe Design/Web Premium/Illustrator, math for
machine technology, electrical theory and wiring,
programmable logic controllers, computer numerical control
programming, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma process
improvement, AutoCAD design software, technical writing and
Excel.
DOL$14,522Completed
2012Ulster, Orange, DutchessUlster County Board of Cooperative Educational ServicesManufacturing Workforce TrainingUlster County Board of Cooperative Educational Services of
Ulster, Orange and Dutchess Counties will train 20 unemployed
workers in innovative manufacturing technology, including
machining, production and Mastercam programming software.
DOL$50,000On Track
2012Ulster, Orange, DutchessUlster County Board of Cooperative Educational ServicesCertified Nurses Aide TrainingThe Campaign for the Westchester Children's Museum will
install fire and smoke detection systems in the Museum's new
facility at the North Bathhouse of Rye Playland, located in
Westchester County. In advance of the Museum developing the
interior exhibit and visitor spaces, Westchester County restored
the building’s exterior in 2012. The installation of the fire and
smoke detection system will bring the building up to code and
meet all required fire and safety regulations.
DOL$50,000On Track
2012Westchester, Orange, RocklandClean Edison, IncSolar Installation TrainingClean Edison, Inc. of New York City will train 38 unemployed
workers in solar photovoltaic installation.
DOL$72,010Completed
2012DutchessCity of BeaconConstruction of Connector TrailThe City of Beacon will construct a connector trail between
Denning’s Point and the Klara Sauer Trail on the west side of
the Metro-North Railroad tracks, and Scenic Hudson’s Madam
Brett Park on the east side of the tracks. This missing link in
the City’s Hudson River Greenway Trail system will connect
numerous waterfront resources with trails that run along the
Fishkill Creek and will link with the Main Street business district
as well as other existing and planned regional trail systems.
DOS$200,000On Track
2012DutchessCity of PoughkeepsieWaterfront Recreational EnhancementThe City of Poughkeepsie, in partnership with the Town of
Poughkeepsie, will plan and design a 2.5 acre waterfront park
and walkway along the Hudson River shoreline adjacent to the
proposed One Dutchess Ave mixed-use development. The
park will be located at the site of a former lumberyard and
would be highly visible from the Walkway Over the Hudson
pedestrian bridge.
DOS$250,760On Track
2012DutchessThe City of PoughkeepsiePreparation of Poughkeepsie Waterfront Redevelopment StrategyHudson Rising Project Description Hudson Rising, a floating
expo, which will tour the Hudson River from New York to
Albany/Rensselaer for 3 weeks in late summer of 2013, making
stops at 6 cities.
DOS$150,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012Orange, SullivanCity of Port JervisPort Jervis Whitewater Kayak ParkTo implement the Port Jervis Delaware River Waterfront
Revitalization Plan, the City of Port Jervis will complete final
designs, permitting, and bidding for the Port Jervis Whitewater
Kayak Park. This kayak park will serve as a premier destination
that would capture kayakers who currently drive through Port
Jervis to reach other attractions up the Delaware River.
DOS$49,045On Track
2012SullivanTown of TustenConstruction Narrowing Big Eddy EsplanadeThe Town of Tusten will construct the Big Eddy Esplanade
along the Delaware River in the Hamlet of Narrowsburg. The
project will restore and stabilize the riverbank and construct an
esplanade pathway overlooking the river, connecting two
access points from Main Street, and a pathway from Main
Street to the river’s edge.
DOS$106,400Slower Than Anticipated
2012UlsterCity of KingstonDesign and Construction of the Hudson Landing PromenadeThe City of Kingston, in partnership with the Town of Ulster, will
design and construct a mile-long promenade along the Hudson
River at a former industrial site. Current plans call for this
public walkway to be completed in phases, as build-out of the
proposed mixed use Hudson Landing development occurs at
the site. This project would make construction of the
promenade the initial phase of the redevelopment project.
DOS$1,200,000On Track
2012WestchesterCity of PeekskillDesign of a Multi Use Waterfront Trail and Related Amenities. The City of Peekskill will design a multi-use waterfront trail and
related amenities along its Hudson River shoreline from
Charles Point Pier Park to the Charles Point Marina and
parking lot. This trail segment will advance the Westchester
County's planned Riverwalk with the City
DOS$125,000On Track
2012WestchesterCity of PeekskillLocal Waterfront Revitalization UpdateThe City of Peekskill will update its Local Waterfront
Revitalization Program adopted in 2004 to refine its vision for
its waterfront area and adjacent downtown. Since the
completion of the LWRP, the City has successfully
implemented many of the projects and initiatives it set out to
advance. In addition, this update will incorporate a waterfront
"Completed Plan," which will focus on issues and opportunities
extending beyond the City's shoreline and into the Hudson
River
DOS$50,000On Track
2012WestchesterVillage of TarrytownDesign and Construction of segment of the Hudson River RiverWalk at Losee ParkThe Village of Tarrytown will design and construct a segment of
the Hudson River RiverWalk in Losee Park and improve the
park's ball fields. The project will provide for a RiverWalk along
all of the riverfront property owned by the Village, and create a
connection among the various riverfront parks and properties.
DOS$200,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012Orange, SullivanOrange CountyPond Eddy Parking Access Study and DesignOrange County will partner with Sullivan County to complete
the Pond Eddy Parking Access Study, which will complete
planning and designs for six river access points along the
portion of the Upper Delaware River corridor from the Village of
Hancock to the City of Port Jervis. It will also acquire 17.3 acres
of waterfront property to provide public access to the Deleware
River. It is anticipated the site will be used to train youth for
boating and river rescue.
DOS, PARKS$243,142On Track
2012WestchesterCity of YonkersSaw Mill River Stream Restablishment and DaylightingThe City of Yonkers will unearth an additional segment of the
Saw Mill River. This project will improve water quality, provide
habitat, leverage private investment and transform the Mill
Street Courtyard into a second major public space in downtown
Yonkers.
EFC$921,425On Track
2012WestchesterSarah Neuman Center, Jewish Home LifecareSarah Neuman Center Green Stornwater Management PracticesThe Sarah Neuman Center of Jewish Home Lifecare will
replace an existing administrative building with a new skilled
nursing structure as part of a campus redevelopment project.
GIGP funding will support the green stormwater management
practices that go above and beyond the stormwater
management requirements on site. These green practices will
include pervious pavement, two green walls, and a green roof.
EFC$480,920Slower Than Anticipated
2012All 7OurHudsonHudsonRising A Work Class Tall Ship EventHudson Rising Project Description Hudson Rising, a floating
expo, which will tour the Hudson River from New York to
Albany/Rensselaer for 3 weeks in late summer of 2013, making
stops at 6 cities.
ESD$150,000On Track
2012All 7The Solar Energy ConsortiumCenter for Global Advanced Manufacturing The Center for Global Advanced Manufacturing will support
manufacturing firms in the Hudson Valley with an aligned
technology and business support structure to enable the
sector’s growth, competitiveness, and sustainability.
ESD$1,000,000On Track
2012All 7 Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development CouncilMarketing InitiativeMid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council was
awarded a grant to advance their strategic plan and promote an
enticing business environment.
ESD$195,000On Track
2012DutchessCastagna RealityPawling Wastewater ImprovementsCastagna Realty will undertake an upgrade of the sewage treatment plan and extend the sewer main.ESD$500,000On Track
2012DutchessDover Knolls Development Company II LLCDover Knolls Infrastructure Development ProjectDover Knolls Development Company II LLC will undertake an
infrastructure project required for the development of a $81
million transit-orientated village at the former Harlem Valley
Psychiatric Center.
ESD$2,000,000Terminated
2012DutchessGreenway Marketing CorpGreenway Compost EquipmentPurchase machinery and equipment and make infrastructure
improvements to establish a food waste composting facility.
Create 2 jobs.
ESD$108,000On Track
2012DutchessHyde Park Hotel Ventures, LLCHotel at the Cullinary Institute of AmericaHyde Park Hotel Ventures will create a new Marriott Hotel &
Conference Center the Culinary Institute of America campus.
ESD$250,000On Track
2012DutchessMadava Farms LLVCrown Maple Phase II Expansion for Visitor Center and Increased Manufacturing at Madeva Farms.Madava Farms will expand its agricultural operations to
increase maple syrup production and create a tourism
destination. Madava Farms will invest $4.1 million and create
59 new jobs.
ESD$500,000Terminated
2012DutchessMarist CollegeNew York State Cloud Computing and Analytics CenterMarist College will establish The Cloud Computing and
Analytics Center which will provide IT services, including
hardware, software, training, and consulting services to work
with companies on early-stage IT projects.
ESD$3,000,000On Track
2012OrangeCity of Middletown Industrial Development AgencySoutheast Towers Preservation LPAcquisition and rehabilitation of an affordable, 106-unit
multifamily residential rental facility for senior citizens in order
to ensure this facility remains a source of quality affordable
senior housing to meet an increasing community need.
ESD$7,000,000On Track
2012OrangeCRH Realty III LLCCrystal Run III Monroe Construction Project. Crystal Run Healthcare will construct a new medical office
building in the Village of Monroe
ESD$1,350,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012OrangeMatrix Development GroupMatrix Distrobution Park NewburghMatrix Development Group will develop a 69-acre tract of land
in the Town of Newburgh into a large warehouse/distribution
facility with the intention of attracting a fortune 500-caliber
company.
ESD$500,000On Track
2012OrangeMount Saint Mary CollegeDomincan Center Building TransformationMount Saint Mary College will transform the Dominican Center,
a historic building in the City of Newburgh, into a new
Library/Learning Commons and residence hall and will
construct new athletic fields.
ESD$1,000,000On Track
2012OrangeNewburgh Housing AuthorityBurton TowersPurchase and significant renovation of 126 units of existing
affordable low-income senior rental housing units, updating
building infrastructure and modernizing apartments without
disrupting tenants, and maintaining a valuable affordable
housing resource for the City and Mid-Hudson region.
ESD$10,000,000On Track
2012OrangePurple Heart Hall of Honor, Inc. Purple Heart Phase OnePurple Heart Hall of Honor, Inc will redesign and renovate the
National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor, NY to
better represent the 1,700,000 recipients of the Purple Heart
award across all five branches of service
ESD$250,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012OrangeTouro CollegeTouro College of Osteopathic Medicine MiddletownTouro College will create a new osteopathic medical college In
Middletown at the former Regional Hospital.
ESD$1,000,000On Track
2012RocklandBon Secours Charity Health SystemBon Secours Charity Health System Regional Cancer Center Medical Office BuildingBon Secour Charity Health System will construct a medical
office building to house a regional cancer center, medical
reference lab, and physician practice offices.
ESD$500,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012RocklandNew Square Community Improvement CouncilThe Market Center Construction ProjectNew Square Community Improvement Council will construct a
new building for a community grocery store and the expansion
of the major service organization for this distressed community.
ESD$600,000On Track
2012SullivanThe Center for DiscoveryThe Regional Childrens Assessment CenterThe Regional Children’s Assessment Center will expand The
Center for Discovery’s capabilities through the creation of an
assessment center and integrated specialty hospital for children
with autism, severe developmental disabilities and medical
complexities.
ESD$2,500,000On Track
2012UlsterSP Industries, IncConsolidation and Renovation at new LocationSP Industries, Inc., a producer of specialty glassware, plans to
consolidate its two Ulster County manufacturing facilities into
one location.
ESD$120,000On Track
2012UlsterUlster CountySTRIVEUlster County will use a recently closed elementary school to
house a satellite campus of SUNY Ulster.
ESD$1,500,000On Track
2012WestchesterCity of New RochelleSound Shore Medical Center Medical Office Building Project.Sound Shore Medical Center will develop a new Class A
Medical Office and Ambulatory Services Building and parking
structure.
ESD$1,000,000Terminated
2012WestchesterCity of New RochelleEcho Bay Redevelopment Infrastrucure ImprovementsSound Shore Medical Center will develop a new Class A
Medical Office and Ambulatory Services Building and parking
structure.
ESD$1,500,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012WestchesterCity of White PlainsPost Road Corridor Economic Development ProjectThe City of White Plains will undertake redevelopment of the
Post Road Corridor, consisting of a mixed-use development, a
parking garage, redevelopment of White Plains Hospital, and
upgrades to the Winbook housing complex.
ESD$2,000,000On Track
2012WestchesterCity of YonkersYonkers RisingYonkers Rising Development's Phase One redevelopment plan
for renovation and adaptive reuse of five targeted properties in
downtown Yonkers into mixed-use space
ESD$2,000,000On Track
2012WestchesterGlenwood POH LLCGlenwood Power Plant Restoration and RedevelopmentGlenwood POH will undertake an initial $50 million project to
stabilize the former power plant buildings in Yonkers, which
could lead to a future $155 million mixed-use project.
ESD$1,000,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012WestchesterKawasaki Rail Car IncFacility ExpansionKawasaki Rail Car Inc. will expand its manufacturing operation,
investing $16 million and creating 80 new jobs
ESD$1,150,000On Track
2012WestchesterNew Rochelle Industrial Development AgencyMaple Terrace Rehabilitation ProjectKawasaki Rail Car Inc. will expand its manufacturing operation,
investing $16 million and creating 80 new jobs
ESD$9,500,000On Track
2012WestchesterNew York Medical CollegeiBioNew York Medical College will undertake Phase 3 expansion of
its biomedical incubator space in Valhalla.
ESD$1,000,000On Track
2012WestchesterNorthern Westchester Hospital AssociationNorthern Westchester Hospital Surgical Services ModernizationNorthern Westchester Hospital will double the available
emergency room space.
ESD$1,000,000On Track
2012WestchesterVillage of IrvingtonDiscover the RivertownsRivertowns Tourism Board received an award to expand the its
radio marketing campaign in 2013 to cover two “Discover the
Rivertowns” weekends, in the spring and the fall, that are
planned to attract tourists from New York City and the tri-state
area.
ESD$17,000On Track
2012WestchesterVillage of Sleepy HollowMarketing Sleepy Hollow Halloween BrandVillage of Sleepy Hollow will market the Sleepy Hollow
Halloween brand, associated historic landmarks, and events
and activities held in the area to increase seasonal tourism to
Sleepy Hollow and the surrounding area
ESD$60,000On Track
2012WestchesterYonkers Public Schools DistrictP3 Planning ProjectYonkers Public Schools will undertake feasibility planning and
predevelopment costs for improvements to Yonkers City
Schools estimated at $1.7 billion.
ESD$250,000On Track
2012Low Cost Economic Development FinancingClean Edison, Inc. of New York City will train 38 unemployed
workers in solar photovoltaic installation.
ESD$21,500,000
2012Excelsior Jobs CreditsExcelsior Jobs Program tax credits will be reserved for future
projects including business investments in targeted industries
that are within the region and that create or retain jobs, create
capital investment and are consistent with the Strategic Plan
ESD$4,500,000
2012DutchessCommunity Services Programs, Inc.West Main Street Wappingers Falls ProjectCommunity Services Programs, Inc. will rehabilitate two
buildings in the Village of Wappingers Falls. The award will be
used for the exterior renovation of both buildings as well as
streetscape enhancements
HCR$200,000On Track
2012DutchessHudson River Housing, Inc. Historic Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory Neighborhood RedevelopmentHudson River Housing, Inc. will aid in the rehabilitation of six
buildings located in the City of Poughkeepsie as part of its
"White Cherry Rose" neighborhood revitalization project. The
award will be used for interior and exterior renovations,
administration and streetscape enhancements.
HCR$450,000On Track
2012OrangeNewburgh Community Land Bank, Inc. Newburgh Community Land Bank Demonstration ProjectNewburgh Community Land Bank, Inc. will rehabilitate a vacant
mixed-use building in the City of Newburgh for ground floor
office space.
HCR$200,000On Track
2012OrangeVillage of Kiryas JoelKiryas Joel Wastewater ProjectThe Village of Kiryas Joel will undertake improvements to its
Village owned waste water treatment plant to correct conditions
resulting in violations of its State Pollution Discharge
Elimination System (SPDES) permit
HCR$594,000On Track
2012RocklandVillage of New SquareLand Acquisition for Job OpportunitiesThe Village of New Square will assist in the expansion of
Hatzlacha Supermarket, Inc. and a local nonprofit organization,
SHARE of New Square. The award will be used toward the
acquisition of vacant property that will house the Hatzlacha
Supermarket on the ground floor and SHARE of New Square
on the second floor.
HCR$750,000On Track
2012SullivanTown of LibertyWhite Sulphur Springs Water ProjectThe Town of Liberty will replace 5,400 linear feet of asbestos
lined cement pipes with new 8 inch ductile iron pipe in the
White Sulphur Springs Water District.
HCR$597,109On Track
2012SullivanVillage of LibertyWastewater Treatment Plant ImprovementsThe Village of Liberty will undertake improvements to its Waste
Water Treatment Plant (WWTP). The project will address
needed upgrades at the WWTP allowing the Village to remain
in compliance with State environmental regulations.
HCR$600,000
2012UlsterTown of WawarsingNapanoch Sewer District ImprovementThe Town of Wawarsing will make improvements to the
Napanoch Sewer District
HCR$600,000On Track
2012UlsterVillage of New PaltzVillage of New Paltz Waste Water Facility UpgradesThe Village of New Paltz will eliminate potential public health
threats related to sanitary sewage overflows
HCR$600,000On Track
2012WestchesterPeekskill Facilities Development CorporationPeekskill Downtown NYMS ProjectThe Peekskill Facilities Development Corporation (PFDC) will
renovate 6 buildings in the City of Peekskill. The award will be
used for renovation of the interior and exterior of the buildings,
as well as for streetscape enhancements.
HCR$250,000On Track
2012PutnamScenic HudsonRuins Stabilization at the West Point Foundry PreserveScenic Hudson will restore the iconic cupola of the 1865 Office
Building and repair four critically important masonry ruins at the
West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring, Putnam County.
The Preserve contains the substantial archeological remains of
one of the largest and most innovative early industrial iron and
brass manufacturing plants in the U.S. This project is part of a
larger effort to create a heritage park that interprets the site’s
importance for visitors.
PARKS$375,000Slower Than Anticipated
2012Rockland, OrangeNew York New Jersey Trail ConferenceBear Mountain Trails ProjectThe New York-New Jersey Trail Conference will complete the
rehabilitation of the Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain. This
project will restore badly eroded sections of the trail that have
led to significant diversions off-trail, which heavily impact the
surrounding ecosystem. It will also create a spectacular ascent
route for the Appalachian Trail, which is built to the same high
quality as the recently completed Lower East Face section.
PARKS$77,444On Track
2012UlsterMohonk PreserveMohonk Preserve AcquisitionThe Mohonk Preserve Inc. will acquire and develop a 534-acre
parcel that is strategically located between the Village of New
Paltz and the protected areas of the Shawangunk Mountains.
Conservation of this land is critical for the preservation of the
National Historic Landmark landscape views. It also improves
access to the Preserve’s carriage road system for hikers,
bicyclists, equestrians and others, and will provide the Village
with a trailhead that connects to the Shawangunks.
PARKS$500,000On Track
2012UlsterPalisades Park Conservancy IncMinnewaska Carriage Road ProjectThe Palisades Park Conservancy, Inc. will continue repairs to
the 102-mile Minnewaska Carriage Roads at Minnewaska
State Park Preserve in partnership with the Palisades Interstate
Park Commission, the Alliance for NYS Parks, the Mohonk
Preserve, and the Mohonk Mountain House. Once the
Hamilton Point carriage road is reopened, the area’s longest
and most beautiful access road will once again allow more than
400,000 annual park visitors to enjoy the Shawangunks’ natural
and cultural resources.
PARKS$152,348On Track
2012UlsterThe Scenic Hudson Land Trust IncLandscape and Trail Improvement, Pavillion Construction. The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc. will make improvements to
the Esopus Meadows Preserve in Ulster County through
construction of a multi-use, accessible pavilion and upgrade
site landscaping to provide accessible trail routes along the
water’s edge. The pavilion will replace the former Esopus
Meadows Environmental Education Center building, which was
raised in spring 2012 following extensive flood damage to the
building during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee
PARKS$175,000On Track
2012UlsterTown of MarbletownMarbletown Rail Trail Bridge Planning and ConstructionThe Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc. will make improvements to
the Esopus Meadows Preserve in Ulster County through
construction of a multi-use, accessible pavilion and upgrade
site landscaping to provide accessible trail routes along the
water’s edge. The pavilion will replace the former Esopus
Meadows Environmental Education Center building, which was
raised in spring 2012 following extensive flood damage to the
building during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee
PARKS$44,280On Track
2012UlsterTown of SaugertiesCantine Field LightingThe Town of Saugerties will install lighting on Cantine/Veterans
Sports Complex’s oldest and most historic playing grounds,
Cantine Field #11 – a full-size, major league-standard baseball
field. The project includes all design and site work, along with
the purchase and installation of improved electrical fixtures.
PARKS$66,150On Track
2012WestchesterCampaign for the Westchester Children's MuseumNorh Bathhouse Fire and Smoke Detector InstallationCaramoor Center for Music and the Arts will develop and
present 'In the Garden of Sonic Delights', an interactive
exhibition of ten sound artworks to be installed throughout the
90-acre campus in Katonah. The project has many partners
including Jacob Burns Film Center, Storm King and
Dia:Beacon. The partnering arts organizations will present
related programming, and offer marketing packages with area
hotels, restaurants and tour operators will be developed.
PARKS$97,297Slower Than Anticipated