CFA Awards 2013

YearCountyApplicantProject TitleProject Discription (click to expand)AgencyTotal CFA Award 
2013DutchessBard CollegeHigh Definition Video ProjectorThe Richard B. Fisher Center for the
Performing Arts at Bard College will
purchase a high-definition video projector
enabling the creation of additional programs
through the Center’s initiative, Live Arts
Bard. A vital contributor to cultural tourism,
the Fisher Center serves 40,000 visitors
each year, resulting in direct revenue
of approximately $1 million and indirect
revenue of $4.2 million. With the purchase
of this equipment, the Center will increase
its impact by 10%.
the proposed Catskill Mountain Scenic
Byway has been created with the goal to
increase tourism visits, create packaged
vacations for longer stays, bring people to
Main Streets, improve sales, create a need
for new recreational business development,
require investments in hospitality and
service sector job creation.
Arts APCE$40,085On Track
2013WestchesterCaramoor Center for Music and the Arts IncSupertitle Machine for Bel Canto Opera ProgramThe Caramoor Center for Music and the
Arts will purchase a supertitle machine
in order to project text and video during
the popular Bel Canto at Caramoor opera
program. This equipment will enhance
the audience’s understanding of and
engagement with the performances.
Caramoor is a magnet for regional cultural
tourism, bringing over 22,000 people to the
area during the summer.
Arts APCE$20,720On Track
2013DutchessDia Art FoundationArts Education Programming at DiaBeaconDia Art Foundation will continue to supports
its arts education program offered at
DiaBeacon including ongoing in-school
arts partnerships, guided school group
tours, teen-focused initiatives, professional
development components, and a college
student internship program. Analysis has
concluded that Dia contributes a total $12.4
million in revenue annually to the region.
Arts CHPG$37,000On Track
2013DutchessMill Street LoftArt Institute: Poughkeepsie Youth Challenge Year 2Mill Street Loft will continue its "Art Institute:
Poughkeepsie Youth Challenge Year 2" to
provide a college preparedness course
for local youth living in poverty. The course
work, including weekly case management,
family meetings and individualized goals, is
designed to ensure high school graduation,
entrance into college and full college
scholarships for these students. This
program provides area students with great
talent, but without the financial means to
develop and utilize those talents.
Arts CHPG$59,200On Track
2013Dutchess, UlsterPoughkeepsie Public Library DistrictThe Media LabChildren’s Media Project will create a
Mobile Media Lab to offer media arts
programs to youth in the Poughkeepsie
Public Library District, as well as other
public libraries in the region. The Mobile
Media Lab will introduce hundreds of
high-school aged youth to the digital
media arts, while developing critical
thinking, communication and artistic and
technical skills. Along with other benefits,
this program promotes the well-being of
youth with an emphasis on providing arts
experience, job training and literacy skills.
Arts CHPG$57,950On Track
2013UlsterPhoenicia Festival of the Voice FoundationPheonecia FestiVal of the VoiceThe Phoenicia Festival of the Voice
Foundation will present its 4th Annual
Festival of Voice, held over four days in
August, with more than twenty events in
at least seven venues. The caliber of the
artists involved has drawn audiences from
across the New York State, the US and
Europe. The festival boosts profits for local
businesses, creates jobs and promotes
tourism to the entire region.
ARTS CHPG$90,000On Track
2013DutchessVillage of Red HookVillage of Redhook Wastewater Engineering StudyThe Village of Red Hook will complete
an engineering report to evaluate a
wastewater treatment and collection
system for the Village.
DEC EPGP$30,000Completed
2013OrangeCity of MiddletownCity of Middletown Wastewater Engineering StudyThe City of Middletown will complete an
engineering report to update the City
of Middletown’s 2003 Sewer System
evaluation survey allowing the City to better
identify sources of inflow & infiltration.
DEC EPGP$30,000Completed
2013UlsterCity of KingstonCity of Kingston Wastewater Engineering StudyThe City of Kingston will complete an
engineering report to explore options for
protecting the City’s wastewater treatment
plant from future flooding and sea level rise.
DEC EPGP$30,000On Track
2013UlsterVillage of EllenvilleVillage of Ellenville Wastewater Planning Engineering StudyThe Village of Ellenville will complete an
engineering report to evaluate inflow and
infiltration impacts to the Village collection
system.
DEC EPGP$24,000On Track
2013Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Rockland, WestchesterGateway to Entrepreneurial Tomorrows, Inc.Building Analysis and Energy Auditing TrainingChildren’s Media Project will create a
Mobile Media Lab to offer media arts
programs to youth in the Poughkeepsie
Public Library District, as well as other
public libraries in the region. The Mobile
Media Lab will introduce hundreds of
high-school aged youth to the digital
media arts, while developing critical
thinking, communication and artistic and
technical skills. Along with other benefits,
this program promotes the well-being of
youth with an emphasis on providing arts
experience, job training and literacy skills.
DL UWT$96,000On Track
2013Ulster, Orange, Dutchess, Sullivan, WestchesterUlster BOCESMedical Office and Information Technology TrainingUlster County BOCES will train 20 long-term
unemployed workers in medical terminology,
anatomy/physiology, medical coding,
International Classification of Diseases,
current procedural terminology, insurance
billing collection, medical law/ethics, human
relations, medical office applications/
management, clinical asepsis, clinical
procedures, pharmacology, A+ Certification,
compliance/operational security, network
security, threats/vulnerabilities, application
data host security, and cryptography.
DOL UWT$100,000On Track
2013WestchesterGreyston Foundation Inc. Medical and Cullinary Arts TrainingGreyston Foundation Inc. of Yonkers
will train 40 long-term unemployed
workers as Certified Nursing Assistants,
electrocardiography (EKG) technicians,
phlebotomy technicians, and culinary arts
workers.
DOL UWT$99,809On Track
2013WestchesterThe young Womens Christian Association of YonkersCommercial Driving and HVAC TrainingConversion of proprietary metal
impregnation (melting) process from oil
based to gas based; reducing carbon
footprint and energy consumption.
DOL UWT$99,500On Track
2013UlsterTown of RosendaleRondout Valley Multi-Municipal CenterThe Towns of Rosendale, Marbletown and
Rochester will work with the Rondout Valley
Central School District to create a shared
municipal space for all three municipalities.
The facility, which will be housed at the
recently closed Rosendale Elementary
School, would provide Rosendale and
Marbletown with joint space for town
administration, while the Town of Rochester
would move some of its offices to the new
location. The project will also convert the
school library into a shared court facility for
all three towns.
DOS LGE$258,930Slower Than Anticipated
2013DutchessTown of PoughkeepsieTown of Poughkeepsie Local Waterfront Revitalization Program UpdateThe Town of Poughkeepsie will update
its 1999 Local Waterfront Revitalization
Program to guide land use planning and
decision making and promote appropriate
and sustainable redevelopment within the
Town’s coastal zone
DOS LWRP$25,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013SullivanTown of DelawareRailroad Square CrossingThe Town of Delaware will upgrade the
railroad crossing between upper and lower
Main Street to allow greater connectivity to
the business district.
DOS LWRP$79,834Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterCity of KingstonDesign and Construction of Kingston Point Rail TrailThe City of Kingston will design multi-modal
connections along its Hudson River and
Rondout waterfronts to the core of Kingston
in Midtown. The project will provide safe
alternatives for non-motorized transportation
to create a more livable vibrant community
through complete streets strategies and
establishment of trail systems.
DOS LWRP$73,650Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterCity of New RochelleNew Rochelle Local Waterfront Revitalization ProgramThe City of New Rochelle will update
their draft Local Waterfront Revitalization
Program developed in 1999 to guide
waterfront development and incorporate a
land use plan for David’s Island.
DOS LWRP$79,200Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterCity of PeekskillFleischmann's Pier Reconstruction DesignThe City of Peekskill will conduct planning
and design for Fleischmann’s Pier to
determine the future use of the pier. The
project will lead to the revitalization of the
pier which will greatly enhance its utility and
aesthetics at a prominent point along the
Hudson River.
DOS LWRP$175,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterVillage of Port ChesterByram River Bulkhead DesignThe Village of Port Chester will develop
design and construction drawings for a
collapsed bulkhead along the Byram River
waterfront. The completion of final design
will facilitate the replacement of the failed
bulkhead, which is pivotal to the resurgence
of the waterfront.
DOS LWRP$225,420Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterVillage of TarrytownTarrytown Pedestrian Tunnel Accesway ProjectThe Village of Tarrytown will prepare
a feasibility study to identify options
to restore and reopen the pedestrian
pathway under the Metro North railroad
tracks. This pathway will provide a link to
the waterfront and increase public access
to the Hudson River.
DOS LWRP$37,500Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterViillage of OssiningDesign and Construction of Village Dock ExtensionThe Village of Ossining will design an
extension of an existing public dock along
the Hudson River. The dock’s extension
will add recreational opportunities along
the waterfront and promote tourism in the
region
DOS LWRP$21,500Slower Than Anticipated
2013DutchessBard CollegeRegional On Track Infrastructure DemonstrationThe Bard Regional On Track Infrastructure
Demonstration Project will use GIGP funds
to implement On Track infrastructure practices
that slow the speed of stormwater, clean it,
and infiltrate it as part of a holistic solution
to the problem of flooding and water
contamination caused by impermeable
surfaces. This project turns a problem area
into an educational asset: eliminating a
compacted crushed gravel parking area
and transforming it into a pervious one will
enhance the most heavily-trafficked parking
area on the Bard campus.
EFC GIGP$732,728On Track
2013RocklandTown of ClarkstownWetland Restoration ProjectIn the Hamlet of West Nyack, the Town of
Clarkstown wetland restoration project will
use GIGP funds to naturalize previously
channelized streams, reconnect their
flow to the adjacent regulated wetlands,
and create new wetlands on the site. The
project will feature educational kiosks
and a small educational trail to promote
better understanding of the importance
of wetlands in mitigating flooding and
improving water quality.
EFC GIGP$1,000,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterUlster CountyCampus On Track RetrofitUlster County will use GIGP funds to
install pervious pavement, rain gardens,
bioretention areas, and On Track walls at the
recently relocated SUNY Ulster Extension
Center in Kingston. This project will serve
as an example of adaptive building reuse by
retrofitting a former elementary school with
innovative sustainable infrastructure at the
new highly visible SUNY educational facility.
EFC GIGP$439,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterCity of YonkersSaw Mill river Daylighting On Track Phase IIIThe City of Yonkers will use GIGP funds
to continue the process of daylighting
the Saw Mill River through downtown
Yonkers. This project will improve water
quality, provide new habitat, leverage
private investment, and create a gateway
park with dramatic views upon entering
downtown from the east.
EFC GIGP$1,076,977Slower Than Anticipated
2013All 7, On TrackeSUNY New Paltz 3D Printing Initiative at SUNY New PaltzThe 3-D Printing Initiative at SUNY New
Paltz is part of a goal to establish the
region as a national center for additive
manufacturing (3-D printing) technology,
design, research and manufacturing.
ESD$1,000,000On Track
2013DutchessJucca CompanyCastagna Commerce ParkCastagna Commerce Park is a planned
mixed use multi-phased development
consisting of medical office, retail, senior
housing and assisted living facilities.
HealthQuest Healthcare Systems will
establish another base of operations on
the development while Adelphi University
in Long Island is looking to expand into
Pawling, NY with a satellite school of
nursing to support HealthQuest through
higher education and internship programs.
ESD$500,000On Track
2013DutchessDutchess County Water and Wastewater AuthorityExtension of Waster Services to Dutchess County Airport Business Park and Economic Oppurtunity Corridor.The Dutchess County Water and
Wastewater Authority will undertake an
extension of municipal water service to the
Dutchess County Airport, Business Park
and Economic Opportunity Corridor to allow
businesses to fully utilize existing buildings
as well as their operations.
ESD$750,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013OrangeCity of NewburghScobie Drive Industrial Park Infrastructure Assistance ProjectThe City will construct utility upgrades
including a sewer lift station and force main
connection to the existing sewer system
and a watermain extension from the existing
water distribution system.
ESD$250,000On Track
2013OrangeContinental Organics, LLCNew Windsor Continental farmContinental Organics will purchase
enhanced sustainable agriculture equipment
for an aquaponics facility.
ESD$750,000On Track
2013OrangeKolmar Labratories IncManufacturing Facilitiy ImprovementsThe project will result in the construction
of a dedicated bulk manufacturing area
for dermatological preparations within the
current footprint of the Kolmar Port Jervis
facility.
ESD$250,000On Track
2013OrangeOrange Regional Medical CenterMedical Campus DevelopmentThe Orange Regional Medical Center
(ORMC) will construct a 120,000 square
foot medical office/fitness center building on
its main campus in Middletown. This project
will entail the required land acquisition,
planning, designing and construction.
ESD$750,000Terminated
2013OrangeThe Monroe Cable Company IncCrossfire IntegrationThe Monroe Cable Company, Inc. will add
a 40,000 square foot expansion to house
an electron beam irradiation. The additional
space will relieve existing congestion and
facilitate visual manufacturing and reduce
outsourcing, and also create up to 50 jobs.
ESD$250,000On Track
2013OrangeWarwick Valley Local Development CorpRedevelopment of Mid-Orange Correctional FacilitiyThe Warwick Valley Local Development
Corporation will redevelop the closed
Mid-Orange Correctional Facility as a
technology/light manufacturing business
park.
ESD$50,000On Track
2013OrangeTaylor Biomass Energy LLCLarge-scale Waste-to-Energy Facilitiy.Taylor Biomass Energy, LLC will build
a large-scale waste-to-energy facility in
Montgomery. The facility will utilize a heated
sand media to sublimate the organic fraction
of waste materials in an oxygen-starved
environment.
ESD$1,000,000On Track
2013RocklandVillage of KaserLow Income HousingIn the Hamlet of West Nyack, the Town of
Clarkstown wetland restoration project will
use GIGP funds to naturalize previously
channelized streams, reconnect their
flow to the adjacent regulated wetlands,
and create new wetlands on the site. The
project will feature educational kiosks
and a small educational trail to promote
better understanding of the importance
of wetlands in mitigating flooding and
improving water quality.
ESD$250,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013SullivanHudson Valley Agribusiness Development CorporationLTL Local Food Distrobution Hub NetworkThe project will establish the Mid-Hudson/
Capital Region LTL Local Food Distribution
Hub, which will allow farmers to cost
effectively get their product to market. Funds
will be used to build a facility, in Sullivan
County.
ESD $200,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013RocklandLighting Services IncLighting ServicesPurchase M&E to eliminate use of
Trichloroethylene as a degreasing solvent in
its manufacturing process. The project is in
partnership with Hudson Valley Technology
Development Corp
ESD EIPCAP$58,824On Track
2013DutchessSoftware Consulting AssociatesShared Municipal Services CloudDevelopment of a Shared Municipal
Services Cloud to provide small and
mid-sized municipal governments with
cloud-based software services and
the associated benefits that come with
operating in the cloud.
ESD EJP$200,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013OrangeRIJ Pharmaceutical CorporationRIJ Pharmaceutical Growth PlanCapital investment in new manufacturing
lines and capital R&D investment for
developing generic equivalents of
prescription products available as a result of
expiration of patent.
ESD EJP$400,000On Track
2013OrangeThe Monroe Cable Company IncCrossfire IntegrationThe Monroe Cable Company, Inc. will add
a 40,000 square foot expansion to house
an electron beam irradiation. The additional
space will relieve existing congestion and
facilitate visual manufacturing and reduce
outsourcing, and also create up to 50 jobs.
ESD EJP$650,000On Track
2013PutnamClear Colution Labs LLCEstablish Contract Manufacturing BusinessClear Solution Labs will be a contract
manufacturer that produces health & beauty
products as well as OTC products, pressed
powders & high alcohol processed products
ESD EJP$1,000,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterUltra Seal CorporationWarehouse ExpansionUltra Seal Corporation will make a
significant capital investment to a distressed
commercial site in the Town of Plattekill as
well as energy efficient improvements to the
buildings’ HVAC systems.
ESD EJP$175,000On Track
2013WestchesterMetallized Carbon CorporationOil to Gas conversionConversion of proprietary metal
impregnation (melting) process from oil
based to gas based; reducing carbon
footprint and energy consumption.
ESD EJP$250,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013Excelsior Jobs Creditsprocessing efficiency.
NYSERDA
EE $1,968,439.00
Excelsior Jobs
Credits
Excelsior 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 EJP$1,325,000
2013OrangeOrange County Business AcceleratorOrange County Certified Business Incubator ProposalThe Orange County Certified Business Incubator will link numberous regional assets and business development programs into one unified program. The consortium will assist start-up businesses in the Mid-Hudson Regional by deploying best practices and provideESD HPPA$125,000On Track
2013Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia, AlbanyHudson Valley Center for InnovationNYS Clean Tech Certified Business Incubator ProposalThe NYS Clean Tech Certified Business
Incubator will assist Clean Tech based
businesses in the Hudson Valley region
by deploying best practices and provide
mentorship programs, access to relevant
programming, and other business related
services to eligible participants.
ESD HSSP$125,000On Track
2013Low Cost Economic Development FinancingFederal Industrial Development Bond
(IDB) Cap will be made available for
state and local government issuers
to sell tax-exempt bonds for eligible
economic development, infrastructure and
community revitalization efforts.
ESD IDBC$30,000,000
2013Delaware, UlsterCentral Catskills Chamber of CommerceTourism Market Strategy Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway The Marketing Strategy as described for
the proposed Catskill Mountain Scenic Byway has been created with the goal to
increase tourism visits, create packaged
vacations for longer stays, bring people to
Main Streets, improve sales, create a need
for new recreational business development,
require investments in hospitality and
service sector job creation
ESD MNY$49,500On Track
2013UlsterCatskill Center for Conservation & Development, Inc. Completion of the Catskill Interpretive Center and Visitor Information GatewayThe Catskill Center for Conservation and
Development (CCCD) is seeking funds to
complete the Catskill Interpretive Center
& Visitor Information Gateway (CICVIG),
a project that will promote sustainable
economic development through increased
tourism in the Catskill Region.
ESD MNY$49,500On Track
2013Westchester,PutnamWestchester Community College FoundationGrow New YorkDevelopment of curriculum for unemployed
workers and implement it both MHREDC
Opportunity Area communities - Peekskill
and Brewster
ESD OA$100,000On Track
2013DutchessDutchess CountyDutchess Economic Development Planning ProjectDevelopment of an economic
development strategy for Dutchess
County with the goals of consolidating
and collaborating to improve delivery of
business services, promote investment to
drive economic growth.
ESD SPFS$25,000
2013Westchester,PutnamCity of Peekskill/ City of BrewsterStrategic Plans and Building Reuse Feasibility StudiesStudy to re-purpose obsolete buildings
in Peekskill's Opportunity Area and
redevelopment path for Brewster's Main
Street Corridor.
ESD SPFS$75,000On Track
2013RocklandVillage of New SquareVillage of New Square RHC Upgrade ProjectThe Village of New Square proposes to use
$400,000 in NYS CDBG funds to purchase
and install a backup generator at the
Refuah Health Center.
HCR CDBGPF$400,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013SullivanTown of LibertyTown of Liberty Loomis Public Infrastructure ImprovementsThe Town of Liberty proposes to use
$600,000 in NYS CDBG funds to make
improvements to the Loomis Sewer District.
The project will benefit 217 residents, 129
or 59.4% of whom are low and moderate
income.
HCR CDBGPI$600,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013Community Renewal FundRegional Council working with the NYS
HCR's Office of Community Renewal
will make funding available to eligible
municipalities for Housing Rehabilitation,
Public Infrastructure, Public Facilities
and Economic Development activities for
the benefit of low to moderate-income
individuals
HCR CRF$1,000,000
2013OrangeCity of Port JervisPort Jervis Main Street RevitalizationThe City of Port Jervis Community
Development Agency will use $200,000 in
New York Main Street funds to assist two
key commercial and residential mixed-use
buildings. Total project cost is estimated at
$2.5 million, with additional funding from
owner equity, CPC bank financing, and
HUD HOME funds of Orange County.
HCR NYMS$200,000On Track
2013OrangeCity of NewburghNewburgh Broadway Design Guidelines ProjectThe City of Newburgh will use $20,000 in
New York Main Street Technical Assistance
funds to develop design guidelines for the
City of Newburgh's Broadway Corridor.
HCR NYMSTA$20,000On Track
2013SullivanCounty of SullivanVillage of Monticello Downtown Broadway RevitalizationSullivan County will use $20,000 in New
York Main Street Technical Assistance funds
to complete feasibility studies and code
reviews for three to five buildings along the
central Broadway corridor in the Village of
Monticello.
HCR NYMSTA$20,000On Track
2013UlsterRural Ulster Preservation CompanyThe Kingston Lace Factory UIRural Ulster Preservation Company will
use $150,000 in Urban Initiatives funds to
convert an abandoned former mill property
known as The Lace Factory into low-income
housing units and artists' spaces. The total
project cost is estimated at $18.2 million,
with additional funding provided by various
state and federal grant sources.
HCR UI$150,000On Track
2013WestchesterCommunity Housing Innovations, Inc. Rehabilitation of 400-404 South Street Peekskill NYCommunity Housing Innovations, Inc. (CHI),
is seeking $150,000 in Urban Initiatives
funds to renovate two adjacent residential
and commercial mixed-use buildings on
South Street in the City of Peekskill's
Waterfront District.
HCR UI$150,000On Track
2013UlsterTown of WawarsingTown of Wawarsing Public Infrastructure ImprovementsThe Town of Wawarsing proposes to use
$600,000 in NYS CDBG funds for Phase
IIIA improvements to the Kerhonkson Water
District’s infrastructure. This project will
benefit of 580 residents, 405 or 69.8% of
whom are low and moderate income
HRC CDBGPI$600,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterVillage of New PaltzVillage of New Paltz Public Infrastructure ImprovementsThe Village of New Paltz will use $600,000
in NYS CDBG funds to replace the severely
deteriorated sanitary sewer trunk line and
manholes on Plattekill Avenue. A total of
3,827 persons, 2,239 or 58.5% of whom are
low and moderate income will benefit from
the improvements.
HRC CDBGPI$600,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013OrangeCounty of OrangeSustainable Orange - Empowering Sustainability in Local CommunitiesLed by Orange County, the project will
implement the recently completed Mid
Hudson Regional Sustainability Plan
through research and incorporation of
amendments to municipal plans, policies
and codes administered by the County of
Orange as well as four municipalities. The
project will disseminate the best practices
and lessons learned in this initiative to other
local governments in Orange County and in
the adjoining Mid Hudson region through an
education and outreach campaign.
NYSERDA CGC2$217,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013PutnamVillage of Cold SpringVillage of Cold Spring Smart Growth PlanningThe Village of Cold Spring began
planning in 2006 with preparation of a
Local Waterfront Revitalization Strategy
(accepted), Comprehensive Plan (adopted)
and draft Local Waterfront Revitalization
Plan. The Village’s new zoning will focus on
smart growth principles. It will encourage
and enable future development and
redevelopment to save energy, increase
use of renewable energy, save On Trackhouse
gas emissions, avoid future emissions, and
reduce future energy use. The outcome
will be adoption of an updated Zoning
Law, Subdivision Regulations, and Historic
District standards.
NYSERDA CGC2$75,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterCity of KingstonComplete Streets Corridor in KingstonThis project will establish a trail on an
historic rail bed and construct multi-modal
infrastructure designed to provide safe,
universally-accessible alternatives for
moving about by bicycle, on foot, and other
non-motorized means, while smoothing the
flow of motorized vehicles in Kingston, NY.
This project is intended to enhance livability,
contribute to environmentally sustainable
economic development, and reduce
On Trackhouse gas emissions associated with
vehicle-miles traveled.
NYSERDA CGC2$1,500,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013Ulster, WestchesterLand Use Law Center at Pace Law SchoolIntegrating Sustainability with Comprehensive PlanningThe Land Use Law Center at Pace Law
School will work with four pilot municipalities
to integrate sustainability elements into their
respective comprehensive plans and zoning
codes to implement strategies identified
in the Regional Sustainability Plan. The
Center will use the Technical Guidance
Manual for Sustainable Neighborhoods
to identify barriers to sustainability
and then provide community-specific
recommendations for amendments to each
municipality's comprehensive plan and
zoning code.
NYSERDA CGC2$95,512Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterCity of New RochelleComprehensive Plan UpdateThe City of New Rochelle will build upon
previous efforts to advance sustainable,
economic development. With careful
consideration of New Rochelle's own
sustainability plan, On TrackR, the City
will continue its efforts to update its
comprehensive plan, and amend its zoning
code to foster private investment in a more
compact, mixed-use, mixed-income, energy
efficient, walkable development centered
around the New Rochelle Transit Center
NYSERDA CGC2$198,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterCity of White PlainsTransit Hub in White PlainsThis project involves the planning and
design for the redevelopment of an existing
transit hub into a multimodal transportation
center that serves all modes of travel and
maximizes the economic development
potential of the area.
NYSERDA CGC2$1,000,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterLand Use Law Center at Pace Law SchoolCSC Certification Program ImplimentationPace Law School Land Use Law Center
(LULC) will build upon New York State's
Climate Smart Communities (CSC) program
to design and implement a comprehensive
municipal sustainability certification web
interface that facilitates the application and
certification process. The interface will make
it easier for communities to participate in the
CSC program and implement climate smart
actions.
NYSERDA CGC2$1,215,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterTown of CortlandtComprehensive Plan DevelopmentThe Town of Cortlandt will complete a
Comprehensive Plan that will focus on
issues of sustainability and economic
development by taking advantage of
the Town's location along the Hudson
River. In addition, the Town will
investigate zoning techniques to plan for
enhancements in the area around the
Cortlandt Metro-North Station and along
the Town's commercial corridors. Further,
the plan will study concepts such as form
based zoning, complete streets and On Track
development bonuses.
NYSERDA CGC2$175,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013Energy Efficiency ProjectsNYSERDA's Commercial and Industrial
(C&I) programs offer New York businesses
solutions to improve energy efficiency
and save money through design, new
construction, renovation, and process
improvements to commercial and industrial
buildings. The New Construction Program
and Existing Facilities Program help building
owners make informed decisions to design
and renovate sustainable buildings. The
FlexTech program can offer energy saving
opportunities through consultation and
cost-sharing studies. Industrial and Process
Efficiency Program can help organizations
increase product output and data
processing efficiency
NYSERDA EE$1,968,439
2013Westchester,PutnamCAREERS for People for Disabilities, Inc.CAREERS SNAP Opportunities ProgramThe CAREERS for People with Disabilities
Workforce Development Program will
offer job readiness skills to veterans and
long-term SNAP applicants/recipients who
are under or unemployed and residing in
the Hudson Valley. Participants will be
guided through all phases of securing a
job, writing/updating resumes, interviewing
skills and workforce readiness skills. Once
placed, they will be provided job training
and ongoing supportive services such
as transportation and using job-related
technology.
ODTA SNAP$100,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterFamily Services of Westchester, Inc. Veterans ServiceWorks AmeriCorps ProgramThe Family Services of Westchester
AmeriCorps Program will recruit post-
9/11 era veterans who are returning
to Westchester County to serve as
AmeriCorps Members. The program
will engage veterans in service to the
community and provide a vehicle for
valuable job training skills. Members will
be placed in not-for-profit organizations,
where service initiatives will align with both
community needs and career interests.
ONCS AMER$247,375On Track
2013UlsterCity of KingstonKingston Connectivity ProjectThe City of Kingston will design multi-modal
connections along its Hudson River and
Rondout waterfronts to the core of Kingston
in Midtown. The project will provide safe
alternatives for non-motorized transportation
to create a more livable vibrant community
through complete streets strategies and
establishment of trail systems.
PARKS HASA$500,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013OrangeMiddletown Community Health Center, Inc. Pathway to HealthThis project will provide the plans to
rehabilitate a historic, abandoned train
station in a distressed neighborhood in the
City of Middletown.
PARKS HPA$500,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterHudson River Sloop ClearwaterSloop Clearwater Restoration ProjectOver the past decade, extensive repairs
have been made to the Sloop Clearwater,
an educational tall ship which welcomes
close to 10,000 school students on board
each year. This three-year plan has
been developed to replace the vessel’s
centerboard, centerboard trunk, over
100 frame sections and over 60 planks
to prevent leaking and support future
preservation efforts.
PARKS HPA$497,303Slower Than Anticipated
2013OrangeThe Scenic Hudson Land Trust IncScenic Hudson Mine Dock ParkAcquisition of the former Fort Montgomery
Marina property is creating the opportunity
for public access to the Hudson River in the
Town of Highlands for the first time since
the late 1800s. With over 1,000 feet of
frontage along the Hudson River, this mostly
vacant and readily accessible property has
the potential to be a tremendous asset for
residents upon repurposing as a public
park. Grant funds will support the Friends of
Scenic Hudson Mine Dock Park’s plans for
park development.
PARKS PA$374,414Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterMohonk Preserve, IncFoothills Trailhead
The Testimonial Gateway Trailhead Project
is part of a multi-year initiative to protect
ecologically important lands and enhance
public recreational use of the Mohonk
Preserve. The planning and design of
a new trailhead will help the Preserve
improve visitor safety by mitigating current
dangerous traffic and parking patterns.
The project will also improve connectivity
between the Preserve and the Wallkill Valley
Rail Trail, facilitating pedestrian access to
three local business districts.
PARKS PA$42,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterTown of RosendalePark EnhancementThe Town of Rosendale will build a new
pool to replace the community pool closed
last year due to unsafe conditions. In
addition, the existing bath house will be
modified to serve the rail trail system in
our town as a way station offering toilets,
showers and lockers.
PARKS PA$500,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterGroundwork Hudson ValleyAdriaens Way The Downtown Yonkers TrailGroundwork Hudson Valley will undertake
a feasibility study for the design and
construction of a 2-mile rail-trail that
stretches from the Downtown Yonkers
Waterfront to the 242nd Street subway
station in Riverdale, NYC. The creation of
this multi-use path is expected to revitalize
several distressed neighborhoods in the
lower Hudson Valley, help renew downtown
Yonkers, and connect workers to transit
hubs in Getty Square and New York City
PARKS PA$160,244Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterVillage of Hastings-on-HudsonQuarry Park and Trail ProjectQuarry Park, adjacent to Old Croton
Aqueduct State Historic Park, is a 5.5-acre
site that was Hasting-on-Hudson’s first
industry, a marble quarry, beginning in 1828.
The final design of Quarry Park proposes
a natural park setting with walking paths,
shaded seating areas, an open-air venue,
and interpretive signage, and the completion
of Quarry Trail will provide the final link in the
local trail system
PARKS PA$94,250Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterVillage of Sleepy HollowRev Sykes Park ImprovementsReverend John Sykes Park, located in the
inner village of Sleepy Hallow, seeks funding
for the design and construction of a comfort
station. The design will focus on creating an
ADA-compliant facility with a small footprint
so as to take as little space away from the
recreation area as possible.
PARKS PA$157,500Slower Than Anticipated
2013PutnamTown of PhilipstownHudson Highlands Fjord TrailA coalition of municipalities, state agencies
and organizations are working to develop
the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail, a
separated multi-use 9-mile trail linking
Constitution Island in Cold Spring to the City
of Beacon Train Station. The implementation
phases of the project will focus on facilitating
safe access between the Breakneck Train
Stop and Breakneck Ridge, the top-rated
day hike in North America.
PARKS RTP$100,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterCity of KingstonKingston Connectivity ProjectThe City of Kingston will design multi-modal
connections along its Hudson River and
Rondout waterfronts to the core of Kingston
in Midtown. The project will provide safe
alternatives for non-motorized transportation
to create a more livable vibrant community
through complete streets strategies and
establishment of trail systems.
PARKS RTP$200,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterOpen Space InstituteWallkill Valley Rail Trail ImprovementsThis project will improve and redevelop
the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail between the
northern border of New Paltz and the
southern border of the City of Kingston. The
proposed work includes regrading, ditching
and reshaling the surface; widening the
shoulders of the rail trail; bridge repairs; road
crossings; signage and kiosks; and parking
area improvements. In addition, it seeks to
improve access to nature preserves and
parks adjacent to the rail trail
PARKS RTP$200,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013UlsterTown of New PaltzNew Paltz Wallkill River Rail Trail ProgramThe Town of New Paltz will improve a
section of the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail within
the Town. The project includes upgrading
trailheads with information kiosks with maps,
covered bicycle racks, uniform signage and
mileage markers, and comfort stations with
composting toilets. In addition, the project
will repair the rail trail bridge over the Wallkill
River.
PARKS RTP$23,000Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterFriends of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Donald J. Trump State ParksConnecting FDR State Park to YorktownTo increase recreational opportunities
at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in
Westchester County, volunteers will
rehabilitate and construct a trail in the
southeastern portion of the park. The project
includes building two bridges, constructing
a section of trail, installing 135 feet of
boardwalk, and repairing damaged areas.
The trail will connect the park to Yorktown’s
Business District.
PARKS RTP$11,386Slower Than Anticipated
2013WestchesterVillage of Hastings-on-HudsonQuarry Park and Trail ProjectQuarry Park, adjacent to Old Croton
Aqueduct State Historic Park, is a 5.5-acre
site that was Hasting-on-Hudson’s first
industry, a marble quarry, beginning in 1828.
The final design of Quarry Park proposes
a natural park setting with walking paths,
shaded seating areas, an open-air venue,
and interpretive signage, and the completion
of Quarry Trail will provide the final link in the
local trail system.
PARKS RTP$61,750Slower Than Anticipated